Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”
Able Device, a Raleigh-based startup focusing on wireless technology to securely control Internet of Things devices, has raised $300,000 from investors. The Startup Factory was among its early backers.
In an address as part of N.C. State's Executive Leadership Series, Brian Hamilton, the founder and chair of software firm Sageworks shares what he has learned - from successes to mistakes. "I think it's important for anyone starting a business to give themselves some latitude to make mistakes and fail," he says.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a technique that uses light to get two-dimensional (2-D) plastic sheets to curve into three-dimensional (3-D) structures, such as spheres, tubes or bowls.
When news broke that Windsor Circle, one of the Triangle's best-known emerging entrepreneurial companies, had laid off nearly half its staff, CEO and co-founder Matt Williamson didn't duck media questions. "Buck stops with me," he says. Some senior staff also were reduced to consulting roles, but Williamson insists the company;s culture hasn't been damaged.
In a display of community college impact on jobs and the economy, representatives of nine CCs put on a far-reaching display Wednesday in Wilson. The president of Wilson Community College talks about the show, jobs, technology and more.
Windsor Circle co-founder and CEO Matt Williamson explains why the company is changing its focus to larger customers - and why the move meant the layoffs affecting nearly half the firm's staff.
A new app is giving new meaning to the term "push" when it comes to giving birth. Hoping to provide pregnant mothers with help and advice at any time, UNC REX Healthcare is launching a mobile app that provides on-demand access to a wide variety of information and educational tools and pushes out notifications.
Health data analytics startup Bivarus CEO Dave Levin, a Triangle life science marketing veteran, talks with WRAL TechWire about what his plans are for growing the Durham company after raising $4 million in new capital. The round was led by Hatteras Ventures. And Levin plans to immediately boost hiring by up to 15 people.
AgBiome, the startup focusing on improvements in crop science and backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has received EPA approval for its first fungicide product.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a range of composite metal foams (CMFs) that can be used in applications from armor to hazardous material transport - and they're now looking for collaborators to help identify and develop new applications. To that end, the researchers are issuing a comprehensive overview and new data on their CMFs.
Voting opens today for WRAL TechWire's fifth annual awards with three finalists named across 12 categories. Six awards go to individuals, six to companies with honors split into two groups: Established and growing enterprise plus startups and emerging entrepreneurial companies.
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If you think that you are the only one with that nagging voice in your head that reminds you daily that you are not equipped to being a startup founder, let me be the first one to tell you that you are in the majority not the minority. You are special but in this you are not unique.