Posts tagged “Startups”

August 19, 2013

Premium Lock High-tech, life science news in review: What made headlines in WRALTechWire

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL Tech Wire for the week of Aug. 12-18.

August 16, 2013

Premium Lock Council for Entrepreneurial Development launches 'Innovator Report'

The CED unveils a new report that summarizes entrepreneurial, venture capital, M&A and other business activity in an attempt to boost North Carolina;s innovation economy.

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Updated August 15, 2013

Premium Lock CED picks startups to demo at annual venture conference

Venture capital A total of 54 technology startups across seven different categories will have a chance to meet with potential investors at September conference.

August 15, 2013

Premium Lock Targeting location-based marketing, Durham-based PopUp emerges from stealth mode

A recent graduate of the Startup Factory, PopUp has closed on $200,000 in financing and today launches a campaign targeting its hometown: "Bull City Secrets." Co-founders Dov Cohn and Fitch Carrere share their story with WRALTechWire Insiders.

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August 14, 2013

Premium Lock The inside story: Why Raleigh startup space is so important to the Triangle

Joe Procopio writes: "It was just a little over a year ago when I was yelling at Raleigh to figure out what kind of startup hub it wanted to be. What had taken place up to that point was a lot of noise, a little traction, and too many comparisons to what was going on in Durham. ... How things have changed." WRALTechWire Insiders get the full story.

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August 12, 2013

Premium Lock Durham startup CellBreaker takes on cell phone termination fees

Early termination fees are a pain to many cell phone users but startup CellBreaker gives them a way to get out. Learn how CellBreak's service works.

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August 12, 2013

Premium Lock Tech news in review: What made headlines in WRALTechWire

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL Tech Wire for the week of Aug. 5-11.

Updated August 9, 2013

Premium Lock Startup The Farmery puts a fresh twist on growing, selling local food

Farmery customers walk through the shipping containers as easily as they navigate grocery store aisles and pick fresh produce off of "living walls." Learn about this startup's twist on local food.

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Updated August 7, 2013

Premium Lock American Underground to open new downtown Raleigh startup space

@Raleigh joins an American Underground network of startup space that includes two locations in Durham.

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August 6, 2013

Premium Lock Ed-tech firm Upswing builds marketplace to improve educational access

Education startup Upswing aims to use technology to customize and personalize a student's tutoring experience. Learn more about the Durham company.

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August 5, 2013

Premium Lock News in review: What made headlines in WRALTechWire

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL Tech Wire for the week of July 29-Aug. 4.

Updated August 2, 2013

Premium Lock ShopBot carves a place in 3D technologies

Digital fabrication firm ShopBot Tools turns to Kickstarter to fund its "3D cutter device" that cuts and carves with computer precision. Learn more about the company.

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August 1, 2013

Premium Lock Startup VacationFutures expands service to Hilton Head

VacationFutures, which developed an online platform to manage vacation home listings, is expanding to Hilton Head, S.C. following its launch in the Outer Banks.

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August 1, 2013

Premium Lock Lights! Camera! Funding! Videos now welcome in NC IDEA grant applications

NC IDEA NC IDEA is opening up the latest cycle of grants to entrepreneurs and for the first time, applicants can include video. Read why NC IDEA made the change.

July 31, 2013

Premium Lock RFID tech company Entigral closes on first outside funding

Entigral Systems Angel groups join in the series A round for Entigral Systems, whose RFID technology helps companies track inventory.

July 29, 2013

Premium Lock Health care software firm Axial Exchange raises $5M

Axial Exchange Patient Engagement Index Axial has developed software that enables hospitals and other health care facilities communicate in real time. The venture capital-backed startup is seeking another $500,000.

July 29, 2013

Premium Lock NC firm nears launch of first statewide high-speed commercial Internet access network

RST Global Communications is in the final stages of creating a fiber-optic network from the mountains to the coast. The backbone also includes Atlanta as well as parts of South Carolina. Dan Limerick, CEO of RST, talks exclusively with WRALTechWire.

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Updated July 29, 2013

Premium Lock The inside story: Why the Triangle doesn't want to be the next Silicon Valley

Joe Procopio writes: "I've never been a Valley basher, and I'm not denying that Silicon Valley has a history and a great head start, a seemingly insurmountable head start. But saying Silicon Valley is the only place that can generate massively successful startups is like saying that only Detroit can build great cars." WRALTechWire Insiders get the whole story.

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July 29, 2013

Premium Lock Tech news in review: What made headlines in WRALTechWire

Week in review A look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL Tech Wire for the week of July 22-28.

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