Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”
PrecisionHawk, a Raleigh-based developer of drones and software for analysis of aerial data, is flying high with $10 million in new funding. The company also landed a big-name New York investor, and Red Hat co-founder Bob Young invests again.
Seven startups, included two built by current Citrix employees, receive $25,000 in seed funding and will become the first firms to launch in the Raleigh-based Citrix Startup Accelerator beginning Monday.
Trying to sell a B2B company your product? KnowledgeTree has a solution for that. Have multiple email and social media accounts that are hard to keep track of? AnyCloud has an app for that. Want to target your online advertising more effectively? Adzerk has tools to help. These companies and more showcased their technology at the CED Tech Venture Conference on Wednesday. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the inside story. Plus, be sure to check out the photo slideshow from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
The next wave in healthcare is here. And Triangle firms are cashing in. From sensors loaded in earbuds to monitor your health to technology designed to ease the burdens of transcriptions on doctors to helping ailing people better control their homes - all were showcased at the CED's Tech Venture Conference in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the inside story. And check out the photo slideshow from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
Funding news from EyeScribes, the first product from Scott Moody's K4Connect, IBM's picking of two Triangle firms for its Smart Camp, and a new smartphone from Republic Wireless tops the headlines made at the seconds day of the CED's Tech Venture Conference.
Jim Goodnight said what? New at Republic Wireless, IBM paycuts, and more:Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday as curated by @WRALTechWire.
CED's Tech Venture is offering a series of "Spotlight" presentations focusing on 18 emerging startups spread across five sectors. Three startups were featured in the Advanced Materials and Manufacturing segment, as Allan Maurer reports exclusively for WRAL TechWire. One had just struck a deal with Rex Healthcare. Be sure to check out our photo slideshow of the presentations from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
Are startups too loose with their spending? Talk of the "burn rate bubble" in Silicon Valley spreads to the Triangle where more money is now available. Are Triangle startups at risk, too? WRAL TechWire Insider Joe Procopio offers our subscribers his exclusive analysis.
SAS co-founder and billionaire Jim Goodnight steals the show at CED's Tech Venture with his cutting-edge humor, candid opinions and sage advice. Heard the joke about one refrigerator told the other over the Internet? And be sure to check out our photo slideshow from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
A number of common themes emerged from the "Conversation with the Greats - Tech Icons Panel during the opening lunch at the CED's Tech Venture Conference today. Those included what makes the Triangle a great place for companies that grew large here, such as Red Hat, Cree, and SAS, as well as for entrepreneurs just starting out, and the need for continuing investments to keep it that way.
CED's Tech Venture is offering a series of "Spotlight" presentations focusing on 18 emerging startups spread across five sectors. In the "New Paradigms" showcase, three startups demonstrate new ways of doing business, as Allan Maurer reports exclusively for WRAL TechWire. Be sure to check out our photo slideshow of the presentations from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
CED's Tech Venture is offering a series of "Spotlight" presentations focusing on 18 emerging startups spread across five sectors. Windsor Circle stole the headlines in the ecommerce and marketing panel with news of $1 million in new funding. But as Allan Maurer reports exclusively for WRAL TechWire, five other firms make their case to investors, too. Plus, check out our photo slideshow from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
Scot Wingo, co-founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, and Andy Schwab, who runs the First Flight Venture Center, are part of a "new wave" of investors that are providing more financial firepower to North Carolina's entrepreneurial community. A new report says that these "undisclosed" investors provided 66 percent of funding in the first six months of this year.
The Council for Entrepreneurial development puts on its annual venture capital conference in Raleigh today and Wednesday. The "stars" will be nearly 80 startups, including 18 that will be showcased specifically for investors. Another 60 will be vying for attention in the "Demo Room."
ExitEvent, a news partner of WRAL TechWire and a fellow Capitol Broadcasting venture, went live with a new website on Monday. The site, which focuses on startups, features more headlines, is more colorful, incorporates a new logo, and highlights video interviews.
Mohu, a Raleigh-based startup that has developed a series of HDTV antennas designed to help people "cut the cord" with cable and enjoy over-the-air TV for free, is now available at Best Buy.
AvidXchange, a fast-growing provider of automated payment processes, plans to more than double the size of its work force, the company says. Gov. Pat McCrory announced the news and a state tax incentive worth more than $7.5 million if all the jobs promised are created.