Posts tagged “Startups”

July 22, 2013

Premium Lock Week 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 15-21.

Updated July 19, 2013

Premium Lock The inside story: Why the Triangle needs American Underground @ Main

Joe Procopio Last night, I had an awesome time mingling with tons of startup people at the debut of American Underground @ Main, a startup hub at 201 West Main Street in downtown Durham. The new space is a two-story spin-off of the extremely successful Underground @ American Tobacco, and it will expand the endeavor by up to 50 startup spaces with more room for co-working. But why is it important? WRALTechWire Insiders get the whole story.

Updated July 18, 2013

Premium Lock Durham's American Underground@Main celebrates opening today

Entrepreneurs and startups have a new choice for office space and shared facilities as of today with the opening of a second American Underground complex in Durham. Several hundred people are expected to attend today's opening event.

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Updated July 18, 2013

Premium Lock New data shows NC venture industry remains in a slump

The number and value of venture capital deals across North Carolina increased in the second quarter, but the investment dollars plunged from the first quarter, says Dow Jones Venture Source. In other words, companies looking for institutional investors aren't finding many backers.

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Updated July 17, 2013

Premium Lock Gunning for zombies: Triangle's BitMonster declares war

For its third title, the team of former Epic Games developers is taking zombie war combat to mobile devices with "Gunner Z." The Skinny delivers the inside story from BitMonster's top general Lee Perry.

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Updated July 15, 2013

Premium Lock The inside story: How to (really) win Triangle Startup Weekend

A misconception of something like a Triangle Startup Weekend or a Hackathon or even a proper three-day drinking binge is that all parties come into it with a blank sheet of paper, ideation produces sliced bread, a well-rounded and chemically-balanced team comes together, and a mix of brainstorming, truck food, beer, and hashtags combine to produce a fundable and customer-ready company that already has Valley buzz building about it. WRALTechWire Insider Joe Procopio explains what startups really need to do.

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July 15, 2013

Premium Lock Food processing spinoff of NCSU to create 500 jobs in Troy

A food-processing company that uses technology developed by North Carolina State University plans to expand its Montgomery County operations, creating 505 jobs over the next five years, officials said Monday.

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Updated July 15, 2013

Premium Lock New angel fund focused on healthcare startups raises $5.1M

Healthcare startups across the southeast now have a new source for possible investment: Excelerate Health Ventures. The founders include executives from MercuryMD and RadarFind.

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July 15, 2013

Premium Lock Raleigh startup Royalty Exchange raises $2.1M

Royalty Exchange The Royalty Exchange, a two-year-old firm focused on the valuation and sale of music royalties, lands $2.1 million in venture capital funding from Grotech Ventures.

Updated July 15, 2013

Premium Lock Inside look: New Underground@Main adds to Durham's startup culture

New startup space Underground@Main opens in Durham offering a new option for entrepreneurs seeking downtown space. WRALTechWire Insiders can learn more about the site.

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July 15, 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 8-14.

July 12, 2013

Premium Lock Mobile app startup TabSprint cuts fees to scale business

TabSprint's mobile app lets bar patrons pay for their drinks via smartphone. Get the latest on the company's growth strategy.

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July 10, 2013

Premium Lock IP-television startup Tivli raises $6.3M in series A

Riding the "bring your own device" wave, Tivli allows students to watch television when they want, where they want and on the devices they want via a university's data network.

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July 9, 2013

Premium Lock Consolidation, contraction hit VC firms; $2.9B raised in 2Q13 is lowest since 3Q11

venture capital The top five venture capital funds accounted for more than half of the total funds raised during the second quarter, led by Matrix Partners X's $450 million haul.

July 9, 2013

Premium Lock Mobile apps startup Two Toasters to toast fifth anniversary

Mobile apps company Two Toasters started in North Carolina but soon landed New York clients. Read more about the startup's growth.

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July 8, 2013

Premium Lock Tortoises, rabbits and Triangle Startup Weekend

Triangle Startup Weekend Opinion: TechExecutives' Karl Rectanus explains how Triangle Startup Weekend can help "Wantrepreneurs" get ahead.

July 8, 2013

Premium Lock Hiring for startups: Lessons learned and cautionary tales

The concept of co-founding in startups is overused and misunderstood. Joe Procopio explains how and when new people should be brought on board a company.

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