Posts tagged “Startups”

October 17, 2013

Premium Lock All Things Open conference brings open source spotlight to Raleigh

The Inside Story from WRALTechWire columnist Joe Procopio: Being known nationally as the "City of Open" could be just the thing that catches Raleigh up to Durham and provides two separate specialties in the overarching Triangle startup hub. WRALTechWire Insiders can access the whole story.

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October 17, 2013

Premium Lock Voting continues for 'Full Steam Ahead' awards; don't miss your chance

WRALTechWire will host its second "Full Steam Ahead Awards" celebration on Oct. 24 at the Full Steam Brewery in Durham. We've named the finalists. WRALTechWire Insiders are now voting to determine the winners.

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Updated October 16, 2013

Premium Lock Wadhwa lists challenger 'to RTP boys club' as Twitter board candidate

In his latest column about the lack of women on the board of Twitter - and at tech companies in general - outspoken columnist and academic Vivek Wadhwa lists Brooks Bell of Raleigh as one of 16 women he says are qualified to be board members. "I have been very impressed with her competence, tenacity and determination," Wadhwa says. He also says Brooks is "challenging the RTP boys club."

Brooks Bell, center, with Raleigh HUB co-founders Brooks Bell, center, with Raleigh HUB co-founders

October 16, 2013

Premium Lock G1 Therapeutics lands $12.5M in venture capital

The Chapel Hill-based drug startup lands MedImmune, Hatteras Venture Partners and Mountain Group Capital as investors in the Series A round. G1, once known as G-Zero Therapeutics, is developing a treatment to prevent damage to bone marrow from radiation or chemotherapy. The technology is also being studied as a way to protect the kidney.

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October 16, 2013

Premium Lock Cary 'cloud' IT services firm Samanage raises $5 million

Samanage is betting on the "cloud" as the platform for delivery of information technology services. Groupon likes the Cary-based firm. So do its investors, which have put another $5 million into the company. And Samanage is hiring.

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Updated October 15, 2013

Premium Lock 'Full Steam Ahead' awards voting is now open

WRALTechWire will host its second "Full Steam Ahead Awards" celebration on Oct. 24 at the Full Steam Brewery in Durham. Today we reveal the nominees for 10 individual honors and five corporate selections. Save the date!

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October 15, 2013

Premium Lock NC Biotechnology Center awards $550,000 in loans, grant

N.C. Biotech Center    The North Carolina Biotechnology Center issued $550,660 in loan and grant funding to support life science business and commercialization during its first fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2013.

October 14, 2013

Premium Lock Who are finalists for WRALTechWire's 'Full Steam Ahead' awards? Find out today

WRALTechWire will host its second "Full Steam Ahead Awards" celebration on Oct. 24 at the Full Steam Brewery in Durham. Ten individual leaders and five companies will be honored at the free event. We also will be recognizing several life-time achievement winners. The finalists will be announced later today. Save the date!

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October 14, 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 Oct. 7-13.

October 11, 2013

Premium Lock Tech Rx: Axial CEO strives for better health care through rating hospitals

Fed up with how her own health was handled by multiple doctors in 2009, former Red Hat executive Joanne Rohde launched Axial Exchange. Her aim: Use technology to improve health care through management of data. On Thursday, she brought her drive to North Carolina with Axial's ratings of hospitals across the state. In the first of a two-part exclusive interview, Rohde talks about her determination to help improve "a nation of chronic disease."

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October 11, 2013

Premium Lock 'Let's make an exit' driving improvements in VC climate

A new report from research firm CB Insights says the number of venture capital deals is rebounding. However, funding totals remains low. What's driving an increase in deals? Three factors: IPOs, M&As and the mobile sector. WRALTechWire also provides a slide show of charts tracking the data.

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Updated October 11, 2013

Premium Lock Start me up: From Bible education to wireless, new ventures make their pitches

Triangle entrepreneurs and investors gather at Shoeboxed in Durham for the Fall Startup Fest. The charity fundraiser gave a crowd of 200 a chance to hear about new products from emerging companies as well as to socialize and network. WRALTechWire's Jason Parker has the story - and photos.

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Updated October 10, 2013

Premium Lock Raleigh tech startup Axial Exchange rates Rex as best hospital in NC

Rex Hospital and UNC Hospitals crack the top five in the first ratings of North Carolina hospitals by Raleigh-based Axial Exchange. The venture capital-backed tech startup analyzes hospital performance based on a variety of publicly available data, including patient satisfaction. Axial had previously rated hospitals in four other states.

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October 10, 2013

Premium Lock Time running out to make nominations for WRALTechWire's 'Full Steam Ahead' awards

WRALTechWire will host its second "Full Steam Ahead Awards" celebration on Oct. 24 at the Full Steam Brewery in Durham. Ten individual leaders and five companies will be honored at the free event. We also will be recognizing several life-time achievement winners. Submit your nominations today. Save the date!

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Updated October 9, 2013

Premium Lock Moving 'Pitch Day' to Raleigh is sign of growth for Startup Factory

Tuesday's news that the recently renamed Startup Factory will put on its "Pitch Day" event in Raleigh next month is another sign of TSF's continuing reach beyond Durham. Its partners continue to mull the possibility of expansion to other markets with 20 of its first 22 investments still in business.

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October 8, 2013

Premium Lock Startup Factory to showcase its latest group of investments in Raleigh

The Durham-based accelerator for emerging businesses recently dropped Triangle from its name in order to broaden its branding appeal. Now the Factory is bringing its investment showcase to Raleigh.

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October 7, 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 Oct. 1-6.

Updated October 4, 2013

Premium Lock First Flight Venture Center celebrates unsung RTP success story - its own and its startups

At its third annual pig picking celebration this week, entrepreneurs at the First Flight Venture Center pitched in to recognize the 37 startups currently based there and the achievements over the past five years. Highlights include bioMASON winning an international "green challenge" and Center tenants landing more than $5 million in grants and equity financing.

Andy Schwab runs the First Flight Venture Center. Andy Schwab runs the First Flight Venture Center.

Updated October 4, 2013

Premium Lock Another solar record falls as startup Semprius marches toward full production

In an exclusive Q&A, Semprius Vice President of Business Development Russell Kanjorski discusses the significance of the firm's latest record for solar efficiency and how the company is progressing toward full-scale production at its plant in Henderson. WRALTechWire Insiders get the full story.

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Updated October 3, 2013

Premium Lock Chapel Hill startup Heat Bio cranks up its battle against cancer

The company's blazing development as a company is shown by not only filing its second investigational new drug (IND) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but concurrently announcing the addition of an expert to handle Heat's increasing frenzy of clinical and regulatory affairs.

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