Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”

2:09 p.m. Monday

Startup profile: Xpertana, blending customer service and IoT

How can companies provide quality customer service in the ever-evolving Internet of Things world? Xpertana says it has the answer.

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Updated 1:29 p.m. Monday

Startup profile: Sense Photonics, developing radar sensors for autonomous vehicles

Sense Photonics brings a high-profile to the CED Tech Venture Conference, having already raised more than $3 million from investors to back its radar technology that is crucial for autonomous vehicles.

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Updated 1:10 p.m. Monday

Startup profile: TiO Home, aiming to make smart home tech easy to install, use (+ video)

Having already shown muscle as a startup by raising more than $6 million, TiO Home aims to make smart home technology "easy to understand and easy to use." Plus: Video overview.

Updated 12:50 p.m. Monday

Startup profile: WineAmp, looking to disrupt direct-to-consumer wine industry

A Winston-Salem startup says its technology holds the potential to disrupt the direct-to-consumer wine industry. Check out WineAmp.

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Updated 12:28 p.m. Monday

Startup profile: Aware Sign, helping businesses update store info, monitoring via the net

So how do business operators adjust opening hours due to unforeseen circumstances and make sure that when the doors open that the AC or heat have the right temperature before customers arrive? Enter startup Aware Sign.

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Updated 12:03 p.m. Monday

Startup profile: CAARMO, providing on-demand maintenance for business fleets through IoT

A startup in Apex is capitalizing on the emerging Internet of Things to launch a business focusing on maintenance of small business vehicle fleets. True to that goal, its name is CAARMO.

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Updated 10:40 a.m. Monday

Startup profile: Creative Allies, creating crowdsourcing campaigns for branding

Raleigh-based Creative Allies, which is led by veteran marketing executive and serial entrepreneur Donald Thompson, says its "proprietary features" enable the creation of content crowdsourcing campaigns to help clients generate "awareness and revenue."

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Updated 8:48 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock How UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship helps drive rise of eastern NC

Back in 2014 when Jim Roberts cranked up the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), "There was a pent-up demand from entrepreneurs for it and he got it off to a good start," says Diane Durance, current director. Since then, it has racked up a significant number of accomplishments.

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Updated 7:59 a.m. Monday

Startup profile: NExS Software, led by NCSU vice provost, entrepreneur, takes his specialty (spreadsheets) into new territory + video

Tom Miller, best known today in the Triangle as a driving force for entrepreneurship at N.C. State and beyond, also has spent much of his career in technology pushing further developments of spreadsheets. Now he's using that expertise to help grow a startup that is developing proprietary software which enables the easy sharing across the web while protecting data and formulas. It's called NExS.

Updated 7:57 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Flexible NFL helmet aims to reduce head injuries (+ video)

This season, about 70 NFL players are wearing a new helmet that's a radical departure from previous iterations -- and, the league believes, safer. (Plus: Video about new helmet technology.)

Updated 7:53 a.m. Monday

Startup profile: Lumeova, delivering faster speeds for wireless data

Lumeova, a Raleigh-based startup, is bringing patent-pending technology to market that it says boosts wireless data speeds "at least" 10 times that of Wi-Fi.

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Updated 7:29 a.m. Monday

Startup profile: Udu, making sense for enterprises from growing mountains of data, including 'deep web'

Analytics can help make sense of data for a business - but how does an enterprise find the most applicable information for its business? What about data on the "deep web"? Udu, funding so far by $1 million from angel investors, says it offers a solution to making sense of the data quagmire.

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Updated 7:02 a.m. Monday

Startup profile: Ethitrans, a platform to protect customers and contractors during projects

Steve Batts Steve Batts, a contractor for 19 years, is the driving force behind a tech platform that he says addresses a crucial pain point in his own industry: Protecting customer and contractor data during the course of a project.

6:00 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Fundings: TransEnterix, RumbleOn, Scientific Environmental Design, Creisoft

SEC logo  In the latest fundraising news based on SEC filings, TransEnterix, RumbleOn, Scientific Environmental Design and Creisoft are seeking capital.

5:22 a.m. Monday

Time to 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: 72 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.

5:08 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 72 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: 72 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.

Updated September 15

Startup profile: Protopia, helping organizations find expertise across membership

Here's a question to ponder if your organization is having trouble finding expertise across its membership: "Why is it not as easy as Uber to give and get advice from someone in your startup organization, alumni network, or professional association? Where's the button to send that bat signal into the sky, and have relevant, willing and available experts rally to your help?" Protopia says it has an answer.

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Updated September 15

Startup profile: Impathiq, making smarter use of electronic medical records

Raleigh startup Impathiq is creating proprietary software designed to improve clinical decisions through integration of electronic medical record systems. The solution can cut unnecessary testing and, thus, costs.

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