Posts tagged “Venture & Innovation”

Updated March 15, 2007

Premium Lock CED Picks Additional 17 Companies To Present at Annual Venture Conference

CED adds firms UPDATE: In addition to several North Carolina firms, emerging companies come from across southeast, including Florida, Maryland, Georgia and South Carolina, also will be making sales pitches. More companies to be announced soon.

Updated March 14, 2007

Premium Lock Ten Companies To Compete in ‘Five Ventures’ Competition

UNCC Charlotte Research Institute business plan event offers more than $100,000 in cash, services to winners.

March 13, 2007

Premium Lock Twelve Companies To Present to Investors at InnoVenture Conference

venture Fourth annual venture, innovation even is set for March 27-28 in Greenville, S.C.

Updated March 13, 2007

Premium Lock Striking Gold: StrikeIron Lands $5 Million in New Financing

Dave Rizzo of NC IDEA, left, is investing again in Richard Holcomb and StrikeIron. Developer and provider of Web services lands new investor, plans to use additional funds for sales, marketing and partnering efforts.

March 7, 2007

Premium Lock Who Needs a CEO? Actually, Liquidia May Hire More Than One

Steve Nelson, left, and attorney Fred Hutchison were talking business at a recent VC event. Startup with new nanomaterials technology considers reorganizing firm to pursue multiple opportunities, says interim CEO Steve Nelson. That may mean Liquidia hires more than one CEO.

March 6, 2007

Premium Lock Microsoft Intellectual Property Exec To Keynote CED Venture Conference

CED 24th annual event is set for April 23-25 in Durham.

March 6, 2007

Premium Lock Four N.C., Eight Georgia Firms Among 21 Companies Picked To Present at AeA Venture Conference

aea Eighth annual conference is set for March 13-14 in Greensboro, Ga. Investors representing more than $11B in venture funds are set to attend.

March 1, 2007

Premium Lock Vystar Wins Top Jobs Prospects Honor at Georgia Technology Summit

vystar Startup plans to commercialize technology to combat allergic reaction to latex. TAG also names ‘Top 10 Innovative Companies.’

February 28, 2007

Premium Lock Angel Investing Expert To Deliver Keynote for CED Retreat

CED Angel investor event is part of annual venture conference set for April 24.

February 27, 2007

Premium Lock Atlanta Energy Credit Firm Lands $7M in Funding from London Investor

vc Dragonfly Capital in Charlotte helps facilitate deal for Sterling Planet.

February 27, 2007

Premium Lock CoalTek Closes on $33 Million in New Financing, VentureWire Says

vc Georgia-based company has developed technology that helps coal burn more cleanly.

Updated February 23, 2007

Premium Lock Good News For Entrepreneurs? Number Of Angel Investor Groups Is Surging Across U.S.

New study finds 250 groups of wealthy individuals in operation during 2005, an increase of 67 percent over three years. But another study shows more of angel money is going to later-stage deals.

February 23, 2007

Premium Lock Something Ventured: VCs Are Bullish Entering 2007

Jeff Barber, left, and Garheng Kong talk about investing at PwC event. With values of M&A deals up, IPOs as an option and funds to invest, venture capitalists are looking for deals. PwC’s Jeff Barber sees a strong year ahead.

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