Posts tagged “Startups”

Updated April 14

RTP-based G1 Therapeutics files for $115M IPO

G1 Therapeutics G1 Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company based in the Research Triangle Park, filed Thursday for an initial public offering of $115 million.

April 14

Duke Law's lab could make Durham a legal tech hub

Duke Law Tech Lab While last week's Duke Law Tech Lab Demo Day was the first in the nascent Duke-based accelerator's history, it signaled the start of an effort grand in both ambition and scope.

April 11

Durham startup Envested raises $200,000, wants more

Envested, a Durham-based startup, has raised $200,000 in a private stock offering, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

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April 11

Laura Baverman: Fighting discriminatory policy with discourse at SXSW, Moogfest

Laura Baverman I got a different feel from SXSW than in years past. With Moogfest coming in May, my thoughts on a role the tech community can play in today's partisan world, says ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

April 11

Premium Lock Fundings: Coastal solar tech firm eyes $2.5M; SmartSky makes $109M raise official

Venture Capital     Wrightsville Beach-based Koolbridge Solar is looking to raise more funding, and Charlotte-based SmartSky Networks has made official its latest fund-raiser.

Updated April 10

Premium Lock 'From CEO to student:' Next adventure for Automated Insights' Robbie Allen

Robbie Allen, founder and CEO of Durham's Automated Insights, is going back to school - again. And he just may hatch another startup idea as he pursues a Ph.D at UNC's Kenan-Flagler.

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April 10

Joe Procopio: Why startup is like being an NFL quarterback (+ video)

Former Duke quarterback Thad Lewis joins Triangle entrepreneur, blogger and video host Joe Procopio for a series of interviews in his Teaching Startup series. Here's the first episode.

April 10

WTW week in review: 61 headlines not to be missed, part three

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part three.

April 10

WTW week in review: 61 headlines not to be missed, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

April 10

WTW week in review: 61 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

Updated April 7

Premium Lock Lenovo server group rebounds in cloud IT sales; Cisco, NetApp surge; IBM slips

A new report from International Data Corporation shows that Lenovo's troubled server group is showing signs of recovery - at least in terms of sales targeting cloud information technology spending. Meanwhile, Cisco sales surge, cutting into market share held by leaders HP and Dell.

Tracking cloud IT gear spending Tracking cloud IT gear spending

Updated April 7

How can mobile app firms can counter declining installs?

Tracking Bluetooth beacons by Reveal Mobile MediaPost's Gavin O'Malley published this commentary: "In some respects, the mobile boom is officially over in the States. Indeed, Adobe's latest global mobile report found double-digit declines in both app installs (38%) and launches (28%) over the past two years." So what can companies and app developers do to counter the trend?

April 7

Premium Lock Six ventures from across NC crack NCTA Startup Showcase

Six emerging companies from across North Carolina - Charlotte, Wilmington, Cary, Kernersville, Raleigh - have been selected for the Startup Showcase at NCTA's upcoming technology conference.

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April 7

Premium Lock 28 of 173 startups advance in NC IDEA seed grant program

NC IDEA The competition is fierce for the handful of startup grants worth as much as $50,000 in the NC IDEA Foundation Seed Grant program. Here are the 28 firms that have made the first cut.

April 7

Asheville startup LoLo brings rewards app to Triangle (+ video)

LoLo, a mobile rewards program, partners with small businesses to encourage people to shop local, reports ExitEvent.

Updated April 6

Laura Baverman: Jud Bowman's Sift emerges from stealth (+ video)

Editor's note: ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman takes a detailed, inside look at serial entrepreneur Jud Bowman's third startup, Sift Media.

Updated April 6

Durham marketing startup NeuroSpire lands $618,000 + What is neuromarketing?

Neuromarketing startup NeuroSpire of Durham has raised $618,000 from nine investors in a private stock offering, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission dated April 4. Plus: What is neuromarketing?

Tapping brain power Tapping brain power

April 5

Chris Heivly: Tips to finding your team flow

Chris Heivly Every manager should strive to put their team in a flow state. Veteran entrepreneur and investor Chris Heivly explains what he means.

Updated April 5

Premium Lock Silicon Valley app startup moves to RTP, plans hiring binge after landing Cofounders Capital deal (+ video)

Serial investor David Gardner's latest deal is bringing Map My Customers, a fast-growing Silicon Valley app startup to the Triangle along with as many as 50 jobs. Some 20,000 users have already signed on, including one who says the app "is a must have for me."

Updated April 5

Premium Lock Exclusive: Meet CED's new chief executive officer

Ravila Gupta, the newly named chief executive officer at the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, says she is "humbled" to accept the new job and is bringing a "passion for entrepreneurship" to the position. She talks about her career and the CED in an exclusive Q&A.

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