Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”
CloudBearing, a privately held Raleigh firm which focuses on Microsoft-based applications to run in cloud computing environments, has been acquired by Comparex, a global information technology firm.
Raleigh-based startup Photofy has raised $1 million in new capital and also released a first-of-its-kind photo platform for brands. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.
Research Triangle Park agricultural biotechnology startup Benson Hill Biosystems, bootstrapped with an NCBiotech loan in 2012, has been awarded nearly $100,000 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pursue its development of enhanced plant productivity.
Do rules and regulations not apply to entrepreneurs? They certainly do when it comes to drug development. The FDA routinely cracks down on products that can be dangerous, have not been approved or promise more than they deliver. But on the tech side, look at the ongoing Uber ride-sharing app debate and the recent Aereo vs. broadcaster case. Is anything fair in tech wars?
ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman explores the first Triangle deal made by Dorm Room Fund, a First Roun Capital-backed investment fund. Receiving the $20,000 convertible note is RocketBolt, which recently was selected for The Startup Factory.
Executives with ride-sharing service Uber vow to keep fighting for full access to RDU International Airport for its drivers. The California-based startup also defends its strategy in taking on taxis and other services while continuing to recruit more drivers in the Triangle.
Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology. Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient's bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.
TechLaw: You are always looking for creative ways to retain your top employees. One option is to offer valued employees equity in your business. However, not all types of equity incentives are created equally or are available in all situations.
So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than Web surfing. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies have built "Silicon Beach."
A small start-up company said Monday it would create hundreds of jobs when it moves into a massive, former Philip Morris USA cigarette plant to build batteries that it says will help power companies save energy and work more efficiently.
Wearable technology looks to extend that dependence around the clock. Companies are developing devices that fit around the wrist, the neck and even on the face to track fitness, messages and location.
Wake Emergency Physicians, PA, in partnership with TeleCommunication Systems, are launching the VirtuMedix Telehealth Platform this week at the American College of Emergency Physicians' ACEP14 in Chicago.
The intelligence landscape continues to change and remains under great scrutiny. A multidisciplinary team of researchers at NC State University is exploring these issues, with the goal of educating the public about national security while also helping to develop a new generation of intelligence professionals.
The Golden LEAF Foundation awarded $200,000 to Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools (NRM) this week to implement two STEM Learning Centers in NRM Schools.
Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.
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.
If you're not an optimist, then you're not an entrepreneur. You have to believe you will succeed - or why try? But at the same time the best entrepreneurs are realists, acknowledging challenges and preparing to overcome them. So a new survey of Triangle entrepreneurs from NCSU is a mix of dreams and reality. Which means this is a valid survey.
The first digital revolution changed just about everything we do, but the second is underway now and is going to have even more powerful transforming power, So predicts one of the keynote speakers at the All Things Open Conference in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the details exclusively for our Insider subscribers.