Posts tagged “Startups”
Dr. Joseph DeSimone's academic resume just keeps getting more impressive. So, too, does his entrepreneurial record. In an exclusive Q&A, the inventor-entrepreneur-academic talks about his new 3D printing technology venture in Silicon Valley and Monday's announcement that he is now part of the Institute of Medicine as well as academia's other big two (Engineering, Sciences). As DeSimone signs every email: "La vita e bella."
RDU had called Uber and fellow ride-sharing service Lyft illegal taxis, handing out more than 100 trespassing citations to drivers in recent months.
Dr. Joseph DeSimone, the serial entrepreneur and world-class researcher at NCSU and UNC-Chapel Hill, is launching a new 3D printing venture in Silicon Valley. But he also keeps adding honors, the newest one being election to the Institute of Medicine.
In preparation for All Things Open 2014 next week in Raleigh, Amy Huffman of ExitEvent provides the low-down on the conference and the movement.
Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.
The next set of diversity dominoes that needs to fall is the venture-capital system, writes Vivek Wadhwa, a former Triangle tech entrepreneur turned academic and award-winning author. This is the bastion of sexism in the technology industry. It has encouraged the frat-boy behavior by investing public funds unwisely and appointing members of their boys' clubs to company boards.
Hemophilia. Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Epilepsy. Alzheimer's disease. Diabetic retinopathy. Age-related macular degeneration. Osteoarthritis. These are just some of the diseases that Chapel Hill-based Asklepios BioPharmaceutical (AskBio) is working to alleviate through the development and delivery of novel, intracellular protein therapeutics using its cutting-edge Biological Nano Particle (BNP) technology.
Davis Barrow, a 12-year-old from Raleigh who is trying to build a better smartwatch, got some major support this week from Lenovo - a $5,000 check.
WRAL TechWire Insider columnist Joe Procopio takes his nine-year-old twin daughters to Triangle Startup Weekend: Women for some inspiration. So did it work? Are they on track to become future entrepreneurs? Insider subscribers can find out.
The new tech hub for Downtown Raleigh (227 Fayetteville Street), which announced its first major tenant last week, has replaced local broker and property manager Empire Properties with Cassidy Turley, a national firm.
The first Triangle Startup Weekend Women event shows the action and inspiration happening in women in startups movement. Journalist Laura Baverman captures the story from last weekend as part the news partnership between WRALTechWire and ExitEvent.
CloudFactory, a developer of platform technology that enables customers to build "virtual production lines" and manage their work forces, will announce Friday that it has raised $3 million in new venture capital. By the way, the company will be hiring.
UP Global, the entrepreneurship organization that is bringing its annual summit to the Triangle next year, is aiming to help more women become entrepreneurs. Triangle Startup Weekend: Women, which is coming up, is one of its initiatives, reports WRAL TechWire Insider Jason Parker from the UP summit in Kansas City.
The Triangle beats out more than a dozen other cities to win the bid to host the 2015 UP America Summit, bringing nearly 200 entrepreneurs from the Americas to the RTP area, organizers announce in Kansas City.
Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.