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Novan Therapeutics, which is focused on development of new dermatology products, has closed on $50 million in new financing. The company lands a new investor and also adds two life science executives to its board.
The second Art of Cool Festival in Durham is expanding this year to include a program about how to achieve more diversity in technology. Called "Innovate Your Cool," the agenda includes a keynote from Silicon Valley entrepreneur and Raleigh native Wayne Sutton.
A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms.
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WRAL TechWire's third "Full Steam Ahead Awards" is shaping up as the biggest to date - by far - in early voting. And registrations for WTW's party to celebrate the winners are filling up fast. Have you voted for your favorites? Have you signed up to attend?
The Triangle-based Regional Internet of Things, or RIoT, teamed up with the Triangle Cleantech Cluster for an event on IoT trends and opportunities this week. The program demonstrates a growing convergence between industry, corporations and startups, says ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.
A bill to define and license three-wheeled cars, or "autocycles," whizzed through the state House on Thursday, passing a Finance Committee vote and two floor votes with little debate. An Arizona-based startup is planning to build the autocycles.
From startups to global giants, entrepreneurs to corporate CEOs and chairs, WRAL TechWire will honor 12 of the best at its "Full Steam Ahead" awards next month. We have the full list of finalists. Cast your votes today to help determine the winners.
At a networking event put on by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster on Tuesday, several companies discuss how their "Internet of Things" related technology provides a boost to cleantech. Meanwhile, three Wake Tech students win a contest where they demonstrate how to use big data.
Crowdfunding may yet become a reality in North Carolina with the filing of a new bill in the state Senate on Wednesday. It's called PACES, or "Providing Access To Entrepreneurs/Small Business." Legislation also has been introduced in the House. The debate continues ...
The Raleigh social media engagement startup lines up national and regional restaurant chains as customers - including McDonald's - and new investors. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.
How ironic that the latest "Midas List" of the top 100 venture capitalists is published in the midst of the closing arguments at the huge sexual bias lawsuit against global VC powerhouse Kleiner Perkins. Interestingly, a Kleiner Perkins exec is one of the five women on the list, reports Forbes.
In the latest news of progress on the Alzheimer's front, RTP-based T3D Therapeutics on Tuesday disclosed that it had received a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for its development of a potential Alzheimer's treatment.