Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”

12:55 p.m. yesterday

Chapel Hill-based Falcon Therapeutics raises $700,000 (+ video)

​ A Chapel Hill-based biotechnology company has raised $700,000 in a private equity stock offering, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

Updated 2:25 p.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Inside Oracle: Earnings show growing benefits of NetSuite (Bronto's parent) acquisition (+ video)

Analysis: New reporting offers greater insight into the individual performance of Oracle's SaaS and PaaS businesses as cloud confidence grows, says Technology Business Research Analyst Meaghan McGrath. And NetSuite, which has a presence in Durham, is giving its new owners a boost.

2:20 p.m. Thursday

410 Medical lands first Triangle Venture Alliance investment ($2.1 M)

A Durham medical device startup snags the first investment from an alliance of angel networks tied to Duke, NCCU, NC State and UNC.

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10:43 a.m. Thursday

Venture Asheville lands NC IDEA Ecosystem grant (+ video)

Venture Asheville, a program that helps startup CEOs with mentoring services, is the latest recipient of a grant from NC IDEA.

9:53 a.m. Thursday

CED names VC event co-chairs; deadline nears for startups to apply

CED logo Entrepreneur Robbie Allen, veteran VC Jason Caplain to co-chair the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's Tech Venture Conference 2017. Plus: The deadline for startups and emerging companies to apply for the opportunity to present at the event is nearing.

7:44 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Advanced prototyping facility set for takeoff at First Flight Venture Center

Hangar6, a facility for advanced and rapid prototyping, will launch in September at the First Flight Venture Center in RTP.

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9:23 a.m. Wednesday

Eshelman, Hatteras backed Innocrin lands regulatory boost in Europe

​Durham-based Innocrin Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage company focused on developing new cancer treatments, has received a regulatory boost for its work in Europe.

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7:47 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Exclusive: Refreshed board, new leadership to reshape CED's strategy to boost entrepreneurs

With a new CEO and an executive board reshaped and refreshed by 21 new members, the new chair of the CED's leadership is planning to "refine the organization's strategy and approach." Why? Because opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs "have changed quite a bit over the last 10 years."

Stephen Fraser Stephen Fraser

1:41 p.m. Tuesday

UNC KickStart picks three faculty startups for $89K in funding

Innovation Three faculty-led startups at UNC-Chapel Hill are moving closer to commercialization after receiving more than $89,000 in funding from the university's KickStart Venture Services program.

Updated 11:20 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock NCSU researchers create new 3D printing technology

A pasty mix of water and solid as well as liquid forms of silicone are the key ingredients for a new "ink" that can be used in 3D printers, say NCSU researchers. NCSU is seeking to patent the technology.

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8:15 a.m. Tuesday

Laura Baverman: CloudFactory a growing case study in doing good, making money

With 2,500 workers in the developing world, venture capital funding and a growing base of customers, this Durham startup is proving it can make money and do good.

7:53 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock CED names Spoonflower co-founder as new chair

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development has a new chair as well as 21 new members for its board of directors. Plus: Get the bio of CED's new top director.

Stephen Fraser Stephen Fraser

Updated 7:22 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock UNC-NCSU spinout developing microneedle for diabetes testing raises $5.8M

Whoever might say UNC and NCSU can't work together is quite wrong. Zenomics, a UNC-NCSU spinout, is developing a microneedle transdermal patch technology for diabetes, which is able to sense blood glucose levels and respond with appropriate concentrations of insulin.

Zhen Gu working in Centennial Campus lab Zhen Gu working in Centennial Campus lab

2:43 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Raleigh power delivery startup GridBridge is sold

GridBridge GridBridge, a high-profile Raleigh startup focusing on power delivery systems technology, has been acquired by Tennessee-based ERMCO.

Updated 2:18 p.m. Monday

World Economic Forum names Triangle's Humacyte a top 'Technology Pioneer'

​Humacyte, a Morrisville-based regenerative medicine company, has been selected as one of the World Economic Forum's 30 "Technology Pioneers" for 2017.

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Updated 6:31 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Startup Grind Triangle hosting entrepreneur conference

Startup Grind With a lineup of speakers that includes some of the top tech stars of the Triangle, Startup Grind is planning a one-day conference for entrepreneurs this October.

6:25 a.m. Monday

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6:13 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 54 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 two.

6:10 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 54 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 three.

6:08 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 54 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.

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