Posts tagged “Startups”
Gift Card XPRESS aims to disrupt the $100 billion gift card industry by launching new platform to reduce friction for gift-givers and receivers. As the holiday season commences, will the platform catch on?
North Carolina State University's Institute for Emerging Issues is set to host the Raleigh Discovery Forum on December 1st. The event gives young social entrepreneurs the chance to pitch business concepts and a shot at $10,000 in seed funding.
Let's face it, the holidays can be rough for entrepreneurs. Mom and dad asking when you'll get a "real job," hearing complaints from friends about having to work until 7 PM like two nights a week, and navigating crowded airports and interstates. Here are some tips on how to survive-and thrive-as an entrepreneur during the holidays.
In an interview with Wake County Economic Development's Executive Director, WRAL Tech Wire's Jason H. Parker explores programs that bolster startup communities outside of Durham, Raleigh, and RTP.
Neuro+, based in Durham, recently launched their technology, designed to help children--and adults--develop attention skills. The technology was designed with children diagnosed with ADHD in mind, yet is applicable and accessible to anyone that seeks to improve their attention skills.
Amidst corporate changes at Citrix Systems, the company may elect to close down the Raleigh Innovators Program, a project through the Citrix Startup Accelerator, Red Hat, HQ Raleigh, the City of Raleigh, and the Cherokee Challenge.
Next week, Durham-based Yaarlo will release a significant product update on their app, which lets users scan receipts from retail and online stores and earn rebates. Just in time for holiday shopping...
The state-run program provides matching grants of up to $50,000 to North Carolina businesses that have received either federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant awards.
FacilityDude racked up their second award for their mobile application solution, Safety Center, yesterday, being named a 2015 Security Product New Product of the Year. Earlier in 2015, the company was awarded a "Govies" award for innovation for governmental services.
Sixteen teams are set to pitch social enterprise concepts to a panel of judges at Duke University on Wednesday, November 18. The contest is a regional event and the first step toward winning $1 million through the Hult Prize, which aims to address population issues in urban environments.
We've seen large companies in the daily deal market stumble recently, and with Amazon closing down AmazonLocal, are we witnessing the demise of the daily deal website? In this piece, Tech Wire's Jason H. Parker chats with Jim Zidar, co-founder and CEO of Stealz.