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Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”

12:23 p.m. yesterday

Raleigh bitcoin event to discuss first proposed license regulations

New York became the first state to formally propose regulations for bitcoins and other virtual currencies last week. And organizers of the Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo that's set for Raleigh next month wasted no time in adding a panel to discuss what regulations might mean.

Cryptolina N.C. Cryptolina N.C.

Updated 8:01 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Crowdfunding bill moves - again - as part of different legislation

NC JOBS Act The General Assembly's move toward authorizing crowdfunding in North Carolina took another twist on Monday. The bill is now part of a larger piece of legislation in the Senate where it's likely to be OK'd. But what happens next?

Updated 3:45 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Precision agriculture: Tech drives next big thing in farming

Farming continues to evolve, becoming even more high tech. The latest wave is called "precision agriculture," and it was the topic of the NC Ag Biotech Professional Forum at the NC Biotechnology Center, uses GPS guided, self-steering equipment, drones to monitor crops, precise, hyper-local weather reports, and the collection and analysis of data in real time for immediate action or strategic planning. WRAL TechWire Insider Allan Maurer has the exclusive details.

Precision agriculture research stations dot N.C. Precision agriculture research stations dot N.C.

11:50 a.m. Monday

ExitEvent news - Ask Scot Wingo: Coming up with your big idea

ExitEvent This is part one of a three-part series on how to turn ideas into companies. This story features Scot Wingo, co-founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, and is part the news partnership between WRAL TechWire and ExitEvent.

10:24 a.m. Monday

SXSW Hugh Forrest headlines UNCW's entrepreneur event

Hugh Forrest UNC Wilmington's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is hosting the Coastal Connect Entrepreneur and Capital Conference on Sept. 4 featuring SXSW Interactive Festival Director Hugh Forrest.

Updated 9:23 a.m. Monday

RTI wins $3M investment for biofuel research

Under a three-year award from the U.S. Department of Energy, researchers at RTI International are looking at the cost-competitive production of hydrocarbon transportation fuels for less than $3 per gallon.

Biomass and Biofuels Biomass and Biofuels

Updated 6:22 a.m. Monday

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Contribute to WRALTechWire 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.

6:19 a.m. Monday

Your 48 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review 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 nearly 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.

July 18

ArchiveSocial raises $1M from California investor

Anil Chawla Durham-based ArchiveSocial has landed a $1 million investment in capital and marketing services from e.Republic Ventures in California, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

Updated July 18

Premium Lock Latest stats show institutional venture capital in N.C. becoming a joke

Despite a wealth of IPOs in 2013, numerous lucrative "exits" through mergers and acquisitions and the robust growth of investment-backed startups, one huge threat could hammer the Triangle's entrepreneurial community: The continuing lack of institutional venture capital. Statistics from Dow Jones VentureSource and PricewaterhouseCoopers tell the grim story.

VC investments climb in US. VC investments climb in US.

July 17

Vivek Wadhwa: The most powerful way to create innovation is ...

Vivek Wadhwa Remember what drove Charles Lindbergh to fly across the Atlantic? Competition for prizes can drive significant innovation. Unlike traditional venture-capital firms, which back one idea, specific competitions inspire multiple solutions -- often leading to new industries. Such competitions do this by setting a specific target that several teams strive toward.

Updated July 17

Premium Lock Morrisville-based TyraTech raises $6M, launches head lice product in Europe

TyraTech is rolling out its head lice product in the U.K. and is funding its European expansion with $6 million in new funding. The company, which moved to Morrisville in 2011, says the head lice market is a $150 million a year opportunity.

TyraTech's technology process TyraTech's technology process

Updated July 16

Crowdfunding bill clears N.C. Senate Committee

NC JOBS Act North Carolina residents would be able to invest small amounts in new in-state ventures through crowd funding under a bill that cleared the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday. A separate economic development bill also is attached.

July 16

Agile Sciences lands $1.5M NIH grant for cystic fribosis therapy

Raleigh biotechnology company Agile Sciences has landed a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to help develop its cystic fibrosis therapy derived from sea sponges.

Talking science at Agile Sciences Talking science at Agile Sciences

July 15

Premium Lock N.C. Senate committee to consider crowdfunding bill

NC JOBS Act Crowdfunding in North Carolina could take a big step toward becoming law on Wednesday as a Senate committee schedules the legislation for a hearing. A key backer says "this is very good news." But nothing's guaranteed. Meanwhile, a key life science investor throws his weight behind the bill.

July 15

Life science startups can get funding insight through NC Biotech Center library

PitchBook Check out PitchBook: North Carolina's life science community now has a new way to glean inside information that might help with funding and business strategy.

Updated July 15

Premium Lock NCTA renames its '21 Awards,' to honor winners with 'Beacon'

North Carolina's "Academy Awards" program for technology is getting a new name from the North Carolina Technology Association. A wide variety of individuals and companies will receive "Beacon" honors as "21 Awards" disappears.

NCTA's new awards NCTA's new awards

July 15

GSK invests up to $25M in new drug manufacturing technology - in Pa., not N.C.

GlaxoSmithKline, which operates a huge drug manufacturing facility in Zebulon, is investing as much as $25 million to license a technology platform from a California firm as part of efforts to develop new drugs. But GSK isn't bringing the platform to N.C., at least initially.

GSK's R&D facility in RTP GSK's R&D facility in RTP

July 15

WRAL achieves another technology first with 4K documentary

With it's documentary "Take Me Out to the Bulls Game," WRAL will became the first local television station to in the country to produce a program in the new broadcast technology called 4K, or Ultra High Definition.

WRAL produces documentary in 4K WRAL produces documentary in 4K

July 14

Finding the next cure? Maybe 1 million hours of supercomputer time will help

Cloud Pharmaceuticals Researchers at Cloud Pharmaceuticals said Monday that they have been granted 1 million hours of use on the IBM Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer for computational drug design and discovery to target orphan diseases including Malaria at Argonne National Laboratory.

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