Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”
"While more and more firms are focused on addressing gender equality in the workplace, we've lacked a holistic set of data to better understand the issues facing companies, employees and clients," a Bloomberg exec says. The BFGEI gives investors an important new decision-making tool by providing objective, concrete data around difficult-to-measure areas like policies and products."
One last time ... Joe Colopy roars about his experiences at building Bronto into an email marketing powerhouse that he and co-founder Chaz Felix sold a year ago for $200 million to NetSuite. Why did he leave the company? What's next? Will he work with Chaz again?
The pioneering tag team of Chaz Felix and Joe Colopy which built Bronto into an email marketing powerhouse is no more. In an exclusive Q&A, Felix talks about his recent decision to leave Bronto, what may be next for him as an entrepreneur, lessons learned, advice for other entrepreneurs, and whether he will team up with Colopy again in the future.
While co-founders Joe Colopy and Chaz Felix have left Bronto, the Durham-based division of NetSuite still has a familiar face at the helm. Carolyn Sparano is the new general manager, being promoted after a decade with the company. In an exclusive Q&A, Sparano talks about the opportunities as well as the challenges she faces as a female executive. She also discusses lessons learned from co-founders Joe Colopy and Chaz Felix.
Paying customers for Ryan Perlowin's weekly meal plan emails prompted a new Chapel Hill startup and Kickstarter campaign to fund it.
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Practichem, a biotechnology instrumentation and software startup based in Raleigh, is a company you may not have heard much about. Until Thursday. Landing $5 million in funding is generating buzz. In an exclusive Q&A, its founder and CEO talks about plans for the funding, hiring, sales, new products, and the benefits of moving to Raleigh from Wisconsin.
One of the most significant incubators of small businesses in North Carolina is celebrating National Small Business Week with a visit from its district's Congressman -- and hopefully, from you. Plus, there will be pitches by startups hoping to attract interest from investors.
Facebook founder, chair and CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for the social media giant's future - one that he largely controls through how he has structured the company and its stock. Other founders can draw some wisdom from Zuckerberg's strategy from comments he made to Wall Street analysts on Wednesday.
Practichem, a biotechnology instrumentation and software startup based in Raleigh, raises $5 million from investors. The company plans to expand its staff in multiple areas as a result.
"Your code does not lead to hugs," the failure of today is the experience that leads to success tomorrow and other great startup advice at Dig South as reported exclusive for WRAL TechWire by veteran entrepreneur Jim Roberts.
Cindy Whitehead, the former CEO of Raleigh-based Sprout Pharmaceuticals and sold it for $1 billion to Valeant then left the company, is launching a new company: "The Pink Ceiling."
At Tuesday's Full Steam Ahead Awards presented by WRAL Tech Wire at Motorco in Durham, 12 entrepreneurial companies were recognized with the customary conductor's hat and train whistle as leaders in their category. Another five individuals were recognized for their careers of service.
HQ Raleigh and Red Hat each captured two awards in WRAL TechWire's fourth "Full Steam Ahead Awards" on Tuesday night. Dave Rizzo, foounder of NC IDEA and IDEA Fund Partners, and Research Triangle Regional Partnership CEO Charles Hayes are among five lifetime service award recipients.
Fresh from closing on a new round of $4.1 million in venture funding, Windsor Circle CEO explains what he plans to do with the funding.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 21 grants and loans totaling $2.5 million to companies, universities and nonprofit organizations across the state during the third quarter of its 2015-2016 fiscal year ending March 31.