Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”

Updated July 16, 2007

Premium Lock Third Time a Charm for Micell Technologies? New Funding Could Help

Diagram shows Micell process. Raleigh-based firm lands $7M as it prepares to launch animal trials for drug coating technology. Micell has gone from dry cleaning process to semiconductors to potential therapeutic use in stents, medical devices.

Updated July 16, 2007

Premium Lock ‘Killer Mistakes’: Top 10 Gaffs to Avoid When Approaching Angel Investors

Triangle Accredited Capital Forum Entrepreneurs only get one good chance with any angel investor or angel investor organization. Be sure to know the market, know the competition before seeking funding.

July 13, 2007

Premium Lock Medical Device Startup Closes on $500,000 in Funding

OptiVia OptiVia, based in Winston-Salem, is backed by Piedmont Angel Network.

Updated July 12, 2007

Premium Lock Micell Technologies Closes on $7M in Financing

Micell UPDATE: Company focuses on coating technology for drug-eluting stents, other devices.

Updated July 11, 2007

Premium Lock Software Management Firm VersionOne Closes on $6.5M in Financing

venture capital logo Four-year-old Atlanta-based startup takes first outside funding.

Updated July 11, 2007

Premium Lock Semiconductor Startup Semprius Lands New Investor

 UPDATE: Durham-based firm adds $500,000 to the $4.7M in Series A funding it announced in April.

July 11, 2007

Premium Lock Startup Tikvah Therapeutics Closes on $10M

Tikvah Georgia-based firm seeks new treatments for already approved drugs with emphasis on nervous system disorders.

July 10, 2007

Premium Lock Georgia Biotech Company Lands First Venture Financing

Abeome Abeome, which has licensed antibody technology from University of Georgia, has also received $200,000 in grants.

July 9, 2007

Premium Lock UNCW Professor, Venture Capitalist to Co-Chair Opportunity Conference

 Fifth annual event from CED is set for Sept. 10-11 in Wrightsville Beach, N.C.

Updated July 9, 2007

Premium Lock Battery Ventures Closes on $750M Fund

venture capital logo Venture capital firm, with offices in Massachusetts and Silicon Valley, has several investments in southeast.

July 6, 2007

Premium Lock NephroGenex Closes on $3.3M in New Financing

NephroGenex Cary-based firm has licensed drug candidate from BioStratum that could be treatment for kidney disease.

July 3, 2007

Premium Lock Looking for Angel Funding? Here’s How …

venture capital logo The 10 secrets to approaching angel investors.

July 2, 2007

Premium Lock Innovation Focus: An Entrepreneur’s Perspective on Relocating to the Triangle

CED Entrepreneurial Spirit: Access to capital, talent, quality life and fellow entrepreneurs makes region attractive, says CEO of firm that chose to move to Triangle.

June 29, 2007

Premium Lock Deadline Nears for Firms to Apply for SEBIO Venture Event

SE BIO Southeast BIO Conference is set for Nov. 7-8 in Pinehurst.

Updated June 29, 2007

Premium Lock Contacting Dollar$: E-mail Marketing Firm iContact Lands $5.35M

iContact's Aaron Houghton, left, and Ryan Allis. Durham-based startup looks to nearly double staff. Updata Partners leads round. IDEA Fund Partners also participates.

June 28, 2007

Premium Lock Triangle Execs Head to Boston Looking for Ca$h

CED CED, Research Triangle Regional Partnership send delegation of private, public sector execs to northeast for meeting with potential investors.

Updated June 28, 2007

Premium Lock Oversubscribed Round: Serenex Lands $31M in New Financing

 Four new investors join Intersouth, other previous firms in oversubscribed ‘D’ round. Of amount, $5 million is for working capital debt facility.

June 27, 2007

Premium Lock Constella Group’s Selling Price: $185 Million

Constella Group SRA International to pay off $46M in debt as part of deal for Durham consulting firm.

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