Posts tagged “Startups”

July 17

WTW's week in review: 57 headlines not to be missed, part three

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 three.

July 17

WTW's week in review: 57 headlines not to be missed, part two

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 two.

July 17

WTW's week in review: 57 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 July 14

Premium Lock Exec: American Underground pivoting to embrace a 'broader' mission

American Underground      The American Underground is pivoting in its mission to provide a wider variety of services and "perks" for startups and emerging companies that occupy its spaces across the Triangle. Adam Klein, the chief strategist at the AU, spells out the new mission in a letter to the 275 companies operating in AU space. Here's the full text of his explanation.

July 14

Eshelman-led pharma startup raises $6M (+ video)

Investor and veteran life science executive Fred Eshelman's latest startup has raised $6 million but wants another $7 million. Plus: A video overview of the company.

July 14

Premium Lock Raleigh-based NeoCloud acquires consulting firm, adds 350 customers

NeoCloud NeoCloud, a Raleigh-based firm that provides management of cloud computing services for a growing number of customers, is getting bigger through an acquisition.

July 14

Premium Lock Durham's newest HQ: Fast-growing software firm Prescient (+ video)

Three months after raising a whopping $40 million in venture capital, Colorado-based construction software startup Prescient is moving its headquarters to Durham. The move follows the firm's decision a year ago to construct a 200-employee plant in the Triad.

Updated July 13

Premium Lock Red-hot Pendo raises another $25M in venture capital (+ video)

Raleigh-based startup Pendo continues to raise investment capital in red-hot fashion, landing a new round of $25 million. The four-year-old company has now raised $45 million in the past six months.

Updated July 12

Premium Lock Zift Solutions merges in enterprise channel management deal (+ video)

Zift Solutions, an emerging entrepreneurial company based in Cary, is merging with Relayware in a deal that provides customers with what the companies call "end-to-end enterprise channel management technology." The CEO of Zift becomes president of the combined firm.

July 12

Inside the Zift merger: How it came about, more

Executives at Zift Solutions explain how the merger between the venture capital-backed Cary firm and Relayware. Zift sought the deal and will be the name of the combined venture, but Zift's CEO will be No. 2 in the merged venture.

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Updated July 12

Premium Lock Women finally achieving equality in VC - via crowdfunding

It's widely known that in the venture capital world - from employees to companies funding - that women are overlooked and under represented. Have been for years. But change is finally coming - through startup crowdfunding, says a new report.

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July 12

Premium Lock Ways forward for women entrepreneurs to end 'endemic bias'

Diversity  A new report from international consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers in conjunction with The Crowdfunding Center not only provides data that shows the success women are having as entrepreneurs in raising crowdfunding but also provides recommendations on how women, governments, agencies, investors, educators and men can help drive more diversity in startup funding. Here's a look.

July 12

Premium Lock Five emerging projects receive NCSU Innovation Fund backing

Innovation Five developing projects at N.C. State that might turn into companies will receive funding support from the university's Chancellor Innovation Fund. Here's a look at the efforts.

July 11

Premium Lock Inside VC industry: 'Self-correction' continues

Venture Capital     The latest venture capital report is out from the National Venture Capital Association and its partner PitchBook. And the second quarter figures show a continuing return to "normalization" after a surge from 2014 through early last year saw a near return to "dot com" era dealmaking. Here's an overview of the report.

July 11

David Gardner: Why startups should recruit superstars

Startups   In a blog published at ExitEvent, serial entrepreneur and investor David Gardner dedicated an entire chapter of his book to recruiting superstars. Here's why.

July 11

Premium Lock Analyze this: Charlotte startup Stratifyd raises $5.9M (+ video)

Stratifyd, a data analytics software company whose artificial intelligence platform uses machine learning to turn raw data into decisions, looks to add another $1 million. Plus: Watch a video overview about the firm and its technology. And: A look at the Stratifyd process.

July 10

ExitEvent: UNC autism experts' startup frees teachers to help students succeed

With 13 private and public school districts as customers, state education institutions as partners and a new NC IDEA grant, Chapel Hill education software startup EduLync is ready to scale.

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July 10

Joe Procopio: What natural language generation means to financial management

Joe Procopio Veteran entrepreneur, blogger and author Joe Procopio talks about artificial intelligence and natural language generation means to personal financial management.

July 10

WTW's week in review: 40 headlines not to be missed, part three

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 three.

July 10

WTW's week in review: 40 headlines not to be missed, part two

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 two.

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