Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”

Updated 1:24 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Former Semprius execs emerge from stealth with red-hot sensor tech, $3M+ in funding for 9-month-old Sense Photonics

Sense Photonics is no longer in stealth mode, having just landing more than $3 million in equity investments from 12 investors. With proprietary sensor technology, the nine-month-old startup is going after the drones and autonomous vehicle markets. Here's the backstory about the rapid rise of a new firm from the ashes of another.

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1:18 p.m. yesterday

NC Biotech Center awards $3.6M in loans, grants

Looking for cash? ​The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 47 loans and grants totaling $3.6 million to universities, bioscience companies and other entities in the fourth quarter of its 2016-2017 fiscal year ending June 30.

Updated 1:13 p.m. yesterday

NC Biotech Center portfolio firms raise $128M

Life science ​Eighteen bioscience companies previously funded by NCBiotech loans raised more than $128 million in follow-on funding from other sources during the fourth quarter of 2016-17.

11:25 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Zift, Relayware wrap up merger; new CEO takes over (+ video)

Zift Solutions and Relayware have wrapped up their merger, forming a larger scale and broader technology offering for enterprise channel management. Gordon Rapkin talks about the new company as it "begins "moving past the merger."

Updated 7:35 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Raleigh startup Sense Photonics lands $2.8M ahead of CED Tech Venture

Raleigh startup Sense Photonics, which is developing advanced sensors for drones and autonomous vehicles, lands nearly $2.8 million from investors and aims for another $2.5 million.

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6:49 a.m. yesterday

Online food ordering startup looks to raise $2M

Asheville-based online food ordering company Orchard Systems has raised $1.1 million in a private equity offering, according to a filing Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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1:52 p.m. Tuesday

Recently launched Axium Pharmaceuticals files for $5 million IPO

Wall Street Axium Pharmaceuticals, which is developing anti-seizure drugs, has filed to raise as much as $5 million in an initial public offering, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

8:24 a.m. Tuesday

New UNC Fellowship helps push MBA student's STEM gaming idea

Chijioge Nwogu   A UNC entrepreneurship club partners with NY-based FinTech startup CommonBond to support MBA students' startup work - and a UNC student benefits.

8:13 a.m. Tuesday

Joe Procopio: The importance of side projects (+ video)

In the latest episode and blog from "The Startup Show," serial entrepreneur, author and blogger Joe Procopio talks about the importance of side projects.

2:14 p.m. Monday

32 emerging NC tech startups receive $1.9M in state matching grants

Grants Thirty-two emerging tech and life science companies across North Carolina are getting more startup runway funding thanks to nearly $2 million in North Carolina funding that matches federal grants they won earlier.

10:33 a.m. Monday

Filings: Investor buys $576K in Dova shares; LoLo raising $500K

North Carolina Business News Wire An investor has bought a big chunk of Dova Pharmaceuticals shares, and Asheville-based startup LoLo is raising $500,000, according to SEC filings.

5:36 a.m. Monday

Speak up: WTW wants to hear from you - news, views

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.

5:15 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part three

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part three.

5:07 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part two

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part two.

5:00 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

August 17

Startup profile: Jobalo aims to help high schoolers find jobs

Jobalo, a Chapel Hill startup, wants to make more job opportunities available for high school students. Jobalo is among the emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Tech Venture Conference.

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Updated August 17

Premium Lock Mobile respiratory health startup lands $80K, wants more

Vigor Medical Systems, a Triangle startup developing mobile respiratory health technology, is aiming to raise $500,000. And investors have so far kicked in $80,000.

A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease

Updated August 17

Premium Lock More than 50 NC tech, life science firms crack Inc 5000 list

Inc. Some 50 privately held emerging entrepreneurial companies and other established firms focusing on tech, life sciences and related services have cracked the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing privately held firms. Many of them are based in the Triangle.

Updated August 16

Premium Lock WeWork to open 81K square feet coworking space in Raleigh

Fast-growing WeWork confirms that it will open a coworking space operation in Raleigh. Plus: A list of amenities WeWork offers.

A WeWork photo touts the move toward shared office space A WeWork photo touts the move toward shared office space

Updated August 16

Premium Lock Wilmington's nCino plans global expansion with $17.85M in new capital

nCino, the fast-growing Wilmington startup focusing on taking the bank industry to the "cloud," is gearing up for further global expansion and more hiring after raising a new round of venture capital.

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