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58 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 3

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.

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58 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 2

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 two.

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58 headlines not to be missed: WTW's week in review, part 1

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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Speak up: WTW wants to hear from you - Send us 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.

Updated December 2

Premium Lock Republic founding CEO: 'David' is 'better armed' to fight Goliaths

David Morken is turning loose the "David" he helped create to take on the "Goliaths" in the wireless industry as Republic Wireless spins out from Raleigh-based Bandwidth. But Morken says Republic's new CEO and the company are ready to fight even more aggressively while he turns his attention to Bandwidth, which is ready for "cleared hot" growth.

David Morken, Republic take on Goliaths of wireless David Morken, Republic take on Goliaths of wireless

Updated December 2

Premium Lock Filings: Raleigh SaaS startup raises $250K; Concord firm lands $825K

Looking for cash? A new software-as-a-service startup in Raleigh and a new real estate-focused venture in Concord have raised new funding, according to securities filings.

December 2

Father-and-son team takes top prizes in NC Datapalooza

Eleven-year-old Gavin Clark and father Will Clark, who won the CityCamp NC competition in 2015, take home the top prizes in the 2016 NC Datapalooza event. Here's a recap of the event.

Will Clark and son Gavin Will Clark and son Gavin

Updated December 1

Premium Lock Exclusive: Republic CEO talks growth, profitability, $100M in revenue and climbing

Did you know that Raleigh-based Republic Wireless is close to a $100 million-a-year company and growing fast? New CEO Chris Chuang talks about Republic's rapid growth, its awards for service, profitability, and how the company plans to defend its WiFi calling technology.

Republic touts support from consumer advocate Clark Howard Republic touts support from consumer advocate Clark Howard

Updated December 1

Premium Lock Exclusive: Republic Wireless plans more jobs, marketing, new products with $30M spinout

Chris Chuang, the CEO of newly spun-out Republic Wireless, has big plans to grow the former Bandwidth company thanks to a $30 million cash infusion and ongoing growth. In the first of a two-part exclusive Q&A with WRAL TechWire, Chuang spells out his goals.

Chris Chuang, left, and David Morkin Chris Chuang, left, and David Morkin

December 1

New Raleigh healthcare startup raises nearly $3M

North Carolina Business News Wire Essential Health Solutions, led by a former Metabolon executive, launched on Nov. 15 and in a securities notice says it has raised $2.8 million

December 1

ECU, First Flight, Investor's Circle land federal economic development grants

Dollar sign      East Carolina University Durham-based Investors' Circle and the First Flight Venture Cemter have landed federal grants to help promote entrepreneurship development programs.

December 1

Premium Lock Venture capitalists hail passage of bill aiming to speed up drug approval

Biotechnology House passage of a biomedical bill on Wednesday is seen as being a big boost for startups and emerging companies in drug development, says the National Venture Capital Association. One of the nation's biggest life science hubs is in Research Triangle Park.

November 30

HQ Raleigh to expand in Raleigh, adding new downtown presence

HQ's logo  HQ Raleigh is expanding its presence in downtown Raleigh by adding 15,000 square feet of space in the Capital Club building. HQ Raleigh says it is leasing four floors in order to be able to offer more space to startups and emerging companies.

November 30

Premium Lock 23 investors back Malartu Funds with $128,000 in new cash

Raleigh crowdfunding startup Malartu Funds has drawn its own crowd: 23 investors who lined up to provide $128,000 in fresh capital.

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Updated November 30

Vivek Wadhwa: These 6 new technology rules will govern our future

Vivek Wadhwa As we undergo continuing rapid change, many of the old assumptions that we have relied on will no longer apply. Technology is creating a new set of rules that will change our very existence. Here are six:

Updated November 29

K4Connect is hiring, moves into bigger Raleigh HQ

K4Connect, the Raleigh-based startup seeking to link older adults and individuals living with disabilities through the latest in "smart technologies" into a single responsive system, is on a hiring binge as it moves into a new headquarters.

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November 28

CED looking for companies to present at 2017 Life Science Conference

CED Life Science Conference The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is seeking companies to present at its 2017 Life Science Conference. The deadline to apply is fast approaching.

November 28

Hatteras Ventures' Christy Shaffer knows what works in life science

Christy Shaffer Triangle technology veteran Christy Shaffer knows more than a little something about running a company and raising venture capital. In a Q&A with ExitEvent, Shaffer describes how her career set the stage for becoming a venture capitalist.

November 28

51 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 3

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.

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