Posts tagged “Startups”

Updated March 28, 2013

Premium Lock First Flight Venture Center to showcase firms for congressman's visit

First Flight Venture Center Five companies with very different messages to tell will make presentations during visit by Congressman David Price.

March 28, 2013

Premium Lock Startup Madness isn't mad at all: These ACC 'teams' ooze biz potential

The Startup Blog: Chill-N, a nitrogen ice cream startup from the University of Miami , takes top honors at Startup Madness 2013, which as an event is its own sprouting success story.

ChillN makes winning pitch at Startup Madness ChillN makes winning pitch at Startup Madness

Updated March 20, 2013

Premium Lock RTP Foundation's #RTP180 showcases Triangle's best

RTP Foundation's 180 degrees The Research Triangle Foundation brought new energy to a tired research park Tuesday night with its new entrepreneur and innovator event called #RTP180, which showcased the Triangle's entrepreneurial diversity.

March 20, 2013

Premium Lock Robotics startup ARiCON opens in Ventureprise

ARiCON Startup ARiCON, which is developing small robotics for the construction industry, says its robots will bring speed and efficicency to commercial construction.

March 15, 2013

Premium Lock Charlotte startup community goes into overtime for ExitEvent

As the Southeast Venture Conference closed in Charlotte, the startup community action didn't end. The first ExitEvent Startup Social in the Queen City draws a larger than expected crowd at startup hub Packard Place where entrepreneurs and investors mixed over a few adult beverages,

Mixing at Packard Place in Charlotte Mixing at Packard Place in Charlotte

Updated March 15, 2013

Premium Lock Thryv's software muscles into crowded fitness market

Durham startup Thryv has software that allows users to plan workouts and track progress over time. This personal fitness record can be shared with the user's network of friends, teammates or trainers.

Sample of a THRYV schedule Sample of a THRYV schedule

Updated March 6, 2013

Premium Lock 3D Systems discloses it pays $55M in cash for Geomagic

Geomagic, an international developer of 3D technology, has been formally acquired by longtime business partner 3D Systems for $55 million in cash, an SEC filing discloses.

Geomagic technology can be used for medical reconstruction Geomagic technology can be used for medical reconstruction

Updated March 6, 2013

Premium Lock Hatteras Venture's Ingram calls for more VCs in NC

CED Life Science Conference 2013: Robert Ingram was awarded CED's annual Life Science Award on Thursday. The award was presented to Ingram by former Gov. Jim Hunt, who said Ingram has done more than any business leader to build the life science industry in North Carolina and beyond.

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Updated February 27, 2013

Premium Lock StartUpBus adds American Underground stop en route to SXSW

Startup Bus The bus packs entrepreneurs - all strangers - who are tasked with conceiving of and planning the launch of a startup over the course of a three-day road trip ending at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas. Upon arrival, these "buspreneurs" are supposed to ready to launch.

Updated February 19, 2013

Premium Lock Inside Quintiles' IPO strategy: Positioning giant for growth

On Friday, Quintiles disclosed plans to become a public company again through a stock offering of an estimated $600 million. Finance expert Bob Broda, who leads an RTP firm focused on compliance issues with an emphasis on Sarbanes-Oxley, reviewed the Quintiles filing at the request of WRAL Tech Wire and offers his views on where Quintiles stands plus where it seems to be headed.

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