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Posts tagged “Startups”

3:00 p.m. today

Premium Lock Exclusive: Photo-video, politics, data and analytics hot at Charlotte Venture Challenge

Note: Allan Maurer, co-founder of WRAL TechWire, is covering the big venture capital and startup events taking place in Charlotte this week. His thirdexclusive report focuses on Tuesday's Charlotte Venture Challenge kickoff. Our Insiders can access this story - and more to come.

Charlotte Venture Challenge Charlotte Venture Challenge

Updated 12:52 p.m. today

Premium Lock Exclusive: Region's medical device strength notable at Charlotte Venture Challenge

Note: Allan Maurer, co-founder of WRAL TechWire, is covering the big venture capital and startup events taking place in Charlotte this week. His second exclusive report focuses on Tuesday's Charlotte Venture Challenge kickoff. Our Insiders can access this story - and more to come.

Charlotte Venture Challenge Charlotte Venture Challenge

12:39 p.m. today

State awards $611,000 in 'Innovation' grants to 13 companies

Dollar sign     Thirteen emerging companies from around the Triangle which have received federal grants for product research and development will get an additional $611,000 in matching grants from the state of North Carolina.

Updated 10:41 a.m. today

Silicon Valley accelerator throws lifeline to Raleigh startup CellBreaker

A snapshot of Cellbreaker's web page A spot in the three-month accelerator 500 Startups, along with the $75,000 investment that came with it, is critical to launching the CellBreaker software that promises to get people out of cell phone contracts initially, and other contracts eventually. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.

10:28 a.m. today

Premium Lock Exclusive: Energy startups kick off Charlotte Venture Challenge

Allan Maurer Note: Allan Maurer, co-founder of WRAL TechWire, is covering the big venture capital and startup events taking place in Charlotte this week. His exclusive first report focuses on Tuesday's Charlotte Venture Challenge kickoff. Our Insiders can access this story - and more to come.

7:39 a.m. today

Premium Lock Charlotte Venture Challenge leads off SEVC-Digital Summit

A unique public/private partnership that includes 11 Charlotte entrepreneurs, the Charlotte Regional Fund for Entrepreneurship, City of Charlotte and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, raised more than $100,000 to help bring the Southeast Venture Conference back to the Queen City concurrently with the Digital Summit and the Charlotte Venture Challenge Tuesday through Thursday.

Charlotte Venture Challenge Charlotte Venture Challenge

Updated 11:20 a.m. yesterday

Dermatology drug firm Novan raises $50M in new financing

Novan Therapeutics Novan Therapeutics, which is focused on development of new dermatology products, has closed on $50 million in new financing. The company lands a new investor and also adds two life science executives to its board.

10:20 a.m. yesterday

'Innovate Your Cool:' Tech diversity program joins Art of Cool Festival

Innovate Your Cool The second Art of Cool Festival in Durham is expanding this year to include a program about how to achieve more diversity in technology. Called "Innovate Your Cool," the agenda includes a keynote from Silicon Valley entrepreneur and Raleigh native Wayne Sutton.

7:06 a.m. yesterday

SMSmart takes top honors in Startup Madness showcase

Startup Madness in Raleigh SMSmart walks away with the top honors at the college business contest "Startup Madness." The team from Duke University defeats 15 others from universities across the Atlantic Coast Conference.

6:28 a.m. yesterday

WTW in review: Last week's headline news (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week. We published so many stories last week, we had to post this in two parts.

6:19 a.m. yesterday

WTW in review: Last week's headline news (Part 2)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week. We published so many stories last week, we had to post this in two parts.

March 27

Races are on: Hundreds already voting in 'Full Steam Ahead Awards'

WRAL TechWire's third "Full Steam Ahead Awards" is shaping up as the biggest to date - by far - in early voting. And registrations for WTW's party to celebrate the winners are filling up fast. Have you voted for your favorites? Have you signed up to attend?

Full Steam Ahead Awards Full Steam Ahead Awards

March 27

NC Regional Internet of Things bringing industry, startups together

ExitEvent The Triangle-based Regional Internet of Things, or RIoT, teamed up with the Triangle Cleantech Cluster for an event on IoT trends and opportunities this week. The program demonstrates a growing convergence between industry, corporations and startups, says ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

March 27

Startup's 'Autocycle' (3-wheel cars) manufacturer finds support in NC House

‚ÄčA bill to define and license three-wheeled cars, or "autocycles," whizzed through the state House on Thursday, passing a Finance Committee vote and two floor votes with little debate. An Arizona-based startup is planning to build the autocycles.

Autocycles coming to NC highways? Autocycles coming to NC highways?

March 26

Roberts leaves UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Jim Roberts Jim Roberts has left his position as the executive director of UNC-Wilmington's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UNCW disclosed Thursday.

Updated March 26

WTW's 'Full Steam Ahead Award' field is set; cast your vote today

From startups to global giants, entrepreneurs to corporate CEOs and chairs, WRAL TechWire will honor 12 of the best at its "Full Steam Ahead" awards next month. We have the full list of finalists. Cast your votes today to help determine the winners.

Full Steam Ahead Awards Full Steam Ahead Awards

March 26

Will new NC crowdfunding bill ('Paces') bring clarity, win passage?

Crowdfunding bill Crowdfunding may yet become a reality in North Carolina with the filing of a new bill in the state Senate on Wednesday. It's called PACES, or "Providing Access To Entrepreneurs/Small Business." Legislation also has been introduced in the House. The debate continues ...

March 26

Raleigh startup Stealz lands $1M through offering good deals

The Raleigh social media engagement startup lines up national and regional restaurant chains as customers - including McDonald's - and new investors. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.

The Stealz team The Stealz team

March 25

Bull City Cool Food Hub wins $25,000 Triangle Community Foundation grant

Triangle Community Foundation Bull City Cool Food Hub Collaboration is the winner of the "What Matters Innovation Award" from the Triangle Community Foundation. The group receives $25,000.

March 25

Premium Lock Progress! Forbes' Midas List for top VCs includes 3 women in top 25

How ironic that the latest "Midas List" of the top 100 venture capitalists is published in the midst of the closing arguments at the huge sexual bias lawsuit against global VC powerhouse Kleiner Perkins. Interestingly, a Kleiner Perkins exec is one of the five women on the list, reports Forbes.

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