Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”

March 13, 2008

Premium Lock Former AOL Chairman, CEO Joins Motricity Board

Motricity sign at American Tobacco complex In an interview, Jonathan Miller says mobile content applications firm is ‘fascinating,’ ‘through the toughest part’ of its reorganization.

March 12, 2008

Premium Lock Horticultural Asset Management Lands $3.2M in Funding

VC Company also names new chairman as part of investment.

March 12, 2008

Premium Lock Liquidia Names New Board Chairman

Liquidia Seth Rudnick, a partner in VC firm, will replace Lowry Caudill.

Updated March 11, 2008

Premium Lock Motricity Management Answers Its Critics

Motricity CEO Ryan Wuerch Spokesperson for high-tech company denies a rumor that CEO Ryan Wuerch received interest-free loan for house, says CEO’s wife is no longer on payroll, and defends company’s spending.

Updated March 11, 2008

Premium Lock CED Picks 36 Companies to Present at Upcoming Venture Capital Conference

 Wide variety of firms from numerous states – including Indiana – will be on hand for 25th annual event in April.

March 11, 2008

Premium Lock Fastest growing VC Markets? Try New Mexico, Pittsburgh

vc Research Triangle, North Carolina, Georgia all fail to crack top five list in National Venture Capital Association report.

Updated March 10, 2008

Premium Lock Argolyn Names New CEO, Will Move Headquarters to RTP

Nick Ellis Venture-backed startup also adds chief development officer. Its R&D operation will remain in Charleston, S.C.

March 8, 2008

Premium Lock Early Twine Review: Twitter Meets Wikipedia

Twine's logo VentureBeat: Twine helps users collect and organize information, acting as a semi-intelligent personal encyclopedia. It utilizes semantic technology developed in-house by Radar.

Updated March 7, 2008

Premium Lock Personal CPM: A Measure of Social Networking Influence and a Business Model

 The ‘social graph’ — the data about you and your interactions with others in social networks — is a powerful new form of advertising because the social influence of individuals is amplified through social connections.

Updated March 5, 2008

Premium Lock Liquidia Picks another J&J Veteran as Chief Executive Officer

 Venture-backed startup, which is focused on nanotechnology, picks Neal Fowler for top job. Fowler is a Raleigh native.

Updated March 5, 2008

Premium Lock Motricity’s Layoffs Will Gut Durham Operation; Headquarters Moving West

Motricity sign at American Tobacco complex Often hailed as a Triangle high-tech success story, Motricity will cut virtually all its workers in Bull City. A small operation will remain in Durham after restructuring is completed.

March 3, 2008

Premium Lock Chip Technology Firm Qcept Closes on $9.5M

 Siemens Venture Capital leads ‘C’ round in Atlanta-based startup

Updated March 3, 2008

Premium Lock Pfizer to Acquire Drug Development Company Serenex

 Durham-based company is focused on fighting cancer with technology developed at Duke University. Financial backers include Intersouth. Serenex had raised $81M in venture capital.

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