June 3, 2010
In latest SEC filing, the former Durham firm cuts its initial public offering from some $250 million.
Updated February 23, 2010
Durham-based provider of global marketplace for applications to be used on smart phones buys Texas-based Handango. The deal positions PocketGear behind global giants Apple and Google in the growing apps marketplace.
PocketGear's app stores business process
Updated October 5, 2009
Durham-based venture-backed startup led by Jud Bowman is providing the infrastructure and support for Samsung’s new ‘Widget Store.’ Top distributor of mobile phones in North America rolls out new phones, including touch screen Mythic.
September 15, 2009
July 31, 2009
Durham-based startup plans to develop a vaccine on its own, CEO tells Triangle Business Journal.
Updated July 16, 2009
Contrary to rumors and speculation about a possible demise, Wakefield Group is open for business, Steve Nelson stresses. ‘Doing great, especially all things considered,’ he says. Wakefield recently made an exit from one investment, remains active in others.
Updated July 14, 2009
Contrary to rumors and speculation about a possible demise, Wakefield Partners is open for business, Steve Nelson stresses. ‘Doing great, especially all things considered,’ he says. Wakefield recently made an exit from one investment, remains active in others.
Steve Nelson, right, and fellow VC Mike Elliott
May 7, 2009
Updated December 24, 2008
More than 50 employees are hired by Digital Safety Technologies, which is led by New York investor Roger Lucas. Integrian had raised some $60 million from investors.
Updated December 9, 2008
Raleigh-based software modernization firm had raised more than $24 million in venture capital since 1997. CEO says he expects few layoffs, but will not stay with combined venture. Founder Vivek Wadhwa is 'disappointed' in selling price.
Updated December 4, 2008
According to sources, including a company insider, New York-based Catalyst has bought Integrian for undisclosed sum. Integrian backers include Intersouth, Wakefield Group.
Updated November 25, 2008
Smartphone application firm launches site for Android apps, is already profitable and is looking to hire additional personnel. Bowman acquired PocketGear business from Motricity in June.
Updated November 24, 2008
Smartphone application firm launches site for Android apps, is already profitable and is looking to hire additional personnel. Triangle entrepreneur Jud Bowman acquired PocketGear business from Motricity in June.
November 14, 2008
CEO of high-tech video surveillance firm says ‘lot of people’ looking to buy the business. Credit Suisse, Motorola, three VC firms – including two in Triangle – have poured $65M into Integrian.
November 4, 2008
Companies from across southeast can participate. Event is set for April 22-23 next year.
Updated June 4, 2008
Wakefield, Noro-Moseley provide financing for Bowman’s venture, which is called PocketGear. Bowman quits Motricity, which is moving to Washington state, will build new company in North Carolina.
May 30, 2008
Barber never lost sight of the startup entrepreneurs even as PwC focused on the big game. And in helping the little firms Barber generated good will that won’t be forgotten
April 15, 2008
FrontStream Payments closes on $16M in funding, plans to use funds for acquisitions and expansion.
April 10, 2008
As Council for Entrepreneurial Development’s 25th annual venture capital event nears, Wakefield’s Steve Nelson says slowing economy isn’t affecting deals or fund raising.
April 2, 2008