Posts tagged “Startups”
Camras Vision, a startup based at the First Flight Venture Center in RTP, takes home the top honor in the Big Launch Challenge, a joint effort of the First Flight Venture Center and The Launch Place in Danville, Va.
In a slam-dunk vote, the N.C. House sided with Gov. Pat McCrory to create a new venture capital fund for startups totaling $40 million. It's part of the House-approved budget, which passed by a wide bipartisan margin. But what will happen in the Senate?
CityCamp NC is offering $3,000 in prizes to development teams who will gather for the fifth "unconference" where the goal is to develop next generation solutions for municipal governments through a hackathon.
Uber is putting its collective foot on the gas pedal, looking to speed up growth in North Carolina. On Thursday, the aggressive startup disclosed plans for expanding its ride-sharing service to much of coastal Carolina just in time for the Memorial Day weekend.
Repelling mosquitoes, attracting makers: Those are among the goals for Philip Freeman and "Murphy's Naturals." Freeman plans to offer co-working space soon in Raleigh as his business grows, says ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.
Today's agriculture is a far cry from the old stereotype of overall-wearing goobers muscling "fert 'n' dirt." That's never been more clear than it was this week as 135 movers and shakers from the expanding world of agricultural biotechnology shared ideas, auditions and a jam-packed day at NCBiotech's third annual Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase.
Crowdfunding legislation in the General Assembly remains in limbo but the House does appear to be moving ahead on the establishment of a new venture capital fund that could provide North Carolina startups with an infusion of cash.
The latest Triangle-based start-up turns corporate consulting inside out. In a 60-second pitch, 48 Innovate CEO and Founder K. Melissa Kennedy name-checked Steve Case, gave away a pound of bacon and outlined the 'idea to executive approval' brainstorm that her company brings to corporations.
A syndicate of investors, including two ones, is pouring $16 million worth of new capital into Samanage, a provider of "cloud" service software solutions. The company plans to hire additional personnel and expand its global operations.
Five months after Raleigh officials declared room-sharing apps to be illegal in the city, online lodging service Airbnb has agreed to collect taxes in connection with stays in Raleigh booked through its site. The company also says it will collect taxes elsewhere in the state.
Court backs Apple vs Samsung; Google wins free-speech case; Royalty Exchange woes; IBM claims no NC tax credits; startup rethinks awards
In our latest Bulldog wrapup of technology news: An appeals court backs Apple in its suit against Samsung; Google prevails in free speech case; startuo Royalty Exchange eyes sale or possible shutdown; IBM claims no tax credits in N.C.; and a Triangle startup rethinks awards.
Nine agricultural biotechnology companies from North Carolina and five other states will present their novel solutions to various problems at a one-day Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase event at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Apple may be building an electric car; Nissan plans autonomous cars; Carl icahn bets $100 million on Lyft; Heat Bio launching clinical trial; and Rdio launches new service.
BlackGirls Code, Bandwidth hackathon, Triangle Startup Weekend TrailBlazers, Internet Summer Social highlight upcoming tech calendar
WTW is expanding its weekly calendar. Why? Because more people than ever are looking for information and organizers are submitting an ever-increasing number of events. So be sure to check each Monday for the latest event update. WTW has details on four recent additions to the Triangle's always busy technology events calendar: BlackGirls Code chapter launch; a Bandwidth.com hosted hackathon, the next Triangle Startup Weekend event, and an International Summer Social from the Organization of Women in International Trade.
The North Carolina Technology Association's annual "State of Technology" conference is today in RTP, and among the highlights will be presentations by eight startups looking for new clients as well as investors. Among them is Tiger Eye Sensor.
nCino, the Wilmington-based startup that has the potential to revolutionize the banking industry, is going global. In a new partnership with Deloite Digital, nCino receives something venture capital money can't buy: Credibility.
Health, economic development plus safety and justice are the three "challenge topics" for the third annual NC DataPalooza, which kicks off on Saturday.