“Venture & Innovation”
Updated 54 minutes ago
Bioventus, a biotech startup formed in 2012, is mulling going public. In an SEC filing, the company outlines its "strengths" and strategy for potential investors to consider. But the crucial question is: What will Wall Street think?
Cover of Bioventus prospectus
12:45 p.m. today
With a July 1 deadline, SoarTriangle is recruiting women in startups to mentor to capital raises and growth in 2017, reports Amy Huffman for ExitEvent.
6:54 p.m. yesterday
Analysis: The General Assembly's passage of the NC PACES Act is big news for the state's startups and non-accredited investors. "After 3.5 years in the making, intrastate investment crowdfunding is finally coming to North Carolina!" says lawyer and crowdfunding supporter Benji Jones. Se explains what the law means once it is signed - as expected - by Gov. Pat McCrory.
Updated 4:36 p.m. yesterday
Elaine Marshall, the North Carolina Secretary of State who heads financial securities efforts, heartily endorsed crowdfunding legislation passed by the General Assembly this week.
2:28 p.m. yesterday
Valencell, the developer of patented biometric sensors to monitor a variety of body functions, will soon be telling smartwatch wearers in China what their blood pressure is as they make payments and check on their bank accounts.
Valencell sensors embedded in smartwatch
Updated 12:50 p.m. yesterday
Semprius continues to raise debt rather than investment capital, closing a new raise of just over $280,000. Here's a look at all the debt funding the Durham-based company has raised since 2012.
Updated 7:50 a.m. yesterday
Legislation to permit crowdfunding in North Carolina is on its way to Gov. Pat McCrory.
7:48 a.m. yesterday
It took a while, but Durham animal science startup Advanced Animal Diagnostics has closed on a new round of financing.
6:52 a.m. yesterday
SkillPop, a year-old startup in Charlotte that offers a variety of "pop-up" classes to teach a variety of skills, is expanding to the Triangle.
Updated 10:11 a.m. Tuesday
A Payzer example
6:57 a.m. Tuesday
North Carolina's General Assembly is on the verge of sending a crowdfunding bill to Gov. Pat McCrory. Plus: a bill addressing virtual currency is moving forward.
Updated 10:34 a.m. Monday
PrecisionHawk, a drone technology startup based in Raleigh, is one of 30 companies named Technology Pioneers for 2016 by the World Economic Forum.
7:57 a.m. Monday
MATI, the fast-growing energy drink startup launched by Tatiana Birgisson, is looking to boost sales with a swag campaign. Send MATI referrals, get free prizes. Coming July 4: A national launch.
Updated 7:26 a.m. Monday
Whether one embraces federal programs, a question should be asked of city leaders in Durham, Raleigh and elsewhere across North Carolina: Why aren't you part of the Obama Administration's "Startup in a Day" initiative?
Updated 6:50 a.m. Monday
Veteran entrepreneur and frequent blogger Joe Procopio offers the third of five installments in his "Five stages of startup." Level 3 is "The Journey."
6:43 a.m. Monday
Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 20, part two of two.
6:41 a.m. Monday
Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 20, part one of two.
6:37 a.m. Monday
WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.
Updated June 24
Want to build a successful startup hub? Here are the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's top seven answers on what to do, and what not to do, to promote a vibrant entrepreneurial culture.
Updated June 24
An exhibition of women-led healthcare startups was a highlight of the first Kayo Women in Healthcare Investing conference in Durham.