Posts tagged “Startups”

Updated 2:26 p.m. today

Premium Lock 16 NC startups pitch for chance at $1M in 1776 Challenge Cup

Sixteen startups from around North Carolina will gather in Durham at the American Underground on Wednesday to make their pitch for an expense-paid trip to New York City for the 1776 fund Challenge Cup. Plus: The Underground's Adam Klein explains why it is participating in the event.

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12:00 p.m. today

Premium Lock American Underground's PRSONAS goes for Google Demo Day cash (+ video)

PRSONAS, the Durham- and Wake Forest-based startup developing "interactive holograms that help attract, automate, and analyze customer engagements," will be representing the American Underground at Google Demo Day. Two of the three Demo Day winners came from the AU. And PRSONAS CEO says heading to Silicon Valley is major news as it gains traction will seeking investors.

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Joe Procopio: All startups are a scam - at beginning (+ video)

Veteran entrepreneur, author and blogger Joe Procopio continues his "Teaching Startup" series with a provocative declaration: "There's ... a fine line between being an entrepreneur and being a scam artist."

5:15 a.m. today

WTW's week in review: 65 headlines not to be missed, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

5:15 a.m. today

WTW's week in review: 65 headlines not to be missed, part three

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part three.

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WTW's week in review: 65 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

May 19

Premium Lock Dennis Dougherty talks: Overcoming dyslexia, Triangle growth, need for investors, and if Intersouth will raise a new fund

Did you know that Intersouth founder Dennis Dougherty, the acknowledged patriarch of venture funding in North Carolina, overcame dyslexia and hearing problems? What's he think about the Triangle's future? The state of investment capital? And will Intersouth raise a new fund? Our Insiders get the story in an exclusive Q&A.

Dennis Dougherty, left, and Charles Hamner Dennis Dougherty, left, and Charles Hamner

May 18

Four Triangle startups among six landing NC IDEA grants

NC IDEA Four startups in the Triangle as well as one in Greensboro and another in Charlotte are the latest emerging ventures to receive seed development grants from the NC IDEA Foundation.

May 18

ExitEvent video: Take a tour inside Raleigh startup Betabox

Raleigh-based Betabox is fulfilling its mission to increase public access to innovative tools, equipment and technology--every month delivering retrofitted shipping containers to schools and campuses in and outside of the Southeast. Here's a video overview from ExitEvent.

Updated May 18

RTP's G1 Therapeutics goes public with $105M IPO

G1 Therapeutics, a clinical-stage oncology company based in Research Triangle Park, became a publicly traded entity today with a $105 million initial public offering of seven million shares of stock priced at $15 a share.

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May 17

Crowdfunding 101, part 3: Risks, rewards of investing in NC businesses using NC PACES Act

This is three of our series on using the NC PACES Act investment crowdfunding law. These are high risk investments in private companies and any investor could lose all their money. The PACES Act and the rules describe the disclosure requirements, reporting requirements, filing requirements, escrow requirements and limits that help make this exemption safe and fair for both North Carolina small business and North Carolina investors, but there are no guarantees.

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Updated May 16

CED to honor Hall-of-Famers Mitch Mumma, John McConnell

CED logo It's "CED Founders Day," which means there's a big party tonight in the Park where the Council for Entrepreneurial Development will be honoring its latest Hall of Fame inductees.

Updated May 16

Premium Lock 'Quietly cool:' Phononic cracks CNBC's Disruptor 50 list again

Phononic, the Durham-based startup that's using cutting-edge technology to reshape the cooling and heating industry, returns to the CNBC Disruptor 50 list for a second straight year. Plus: See who else made the list.

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Updated May 16

Roundtable Analytics helps emergency departments make best use of data

The cloud-based SaaS startup exits stealth mode and lands new partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill and WRAL TechWire award

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May 15

Judge orders Uber not to use technology taken from Waymo

Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh   A federal judge has ordered Uber not to use technology that a key executive downloaded before he left Waymo, the autonomous car company that was spun off from Google. But he refused to order a halt to Uber's self-driving program, as requested by Waymo.

May 15

CED report: 45 NC entrepreneurial firms raise $347M in Q1

Dollar sign       45 entrepreneurial companies across the state of North Carolina from life science to cleantech raised some $347 million in the first quarter across 48 equity deals, says the latest Council for Entrepreneurial Development's Innovators Report.

May 15

Premium Lock Raleigh-based life science startup Innovate Bio raises $1M

‚ÄčA Raleigh-based biotechnology company has raised $1 million in a private offering that included options and warrants, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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May 15

Kansas startups seize spotlight at NCBiotech Ag Biotech Showcase

Agbio PrairieChar and Integrated Animal Health outshine five North Carolina startups as well as several others in the N.C. Biotechnology Center's Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase.

May 15

Premium Lock Novan spinoff Know Bio raises $2.6M from 43 investors

Know Bio LLC raised the money from 43 investors, according to a securities filing. The company was created in late 2015 by separating all non-dermatological assets from Novan.

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May 15

WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part three

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part three.

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