At ExitEvent, we want you up on all the topics trending and news happening in the Triangle, so here’s a feature we run after each month ends recapping the most popular 10 stories on our site. They’re ranked below based on page views.
ExitEvent’s Top 10 Stories From April 2016
A fun Kickstarter project, important digital health initiative and words from one of the Triangle’s most notable tech CEOs led last month’s top news on ExitEvent. Check out the full top 10 below. And get a chance at next month’s list by sharing your news with email@example.com.
Here are some highlights of an honest, frank and insightful interview of Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst by Bull City Venture Partners’ Jason Caplain. Read on for tips on recruiting and building company culture, as well thoughts on economic development strategy in North Carolina and some fears for the future.
Love golf cart riding? Segways? Check out the Caruca, a new electric vehicle that’s a cross between the two, making golf go faster and courses more profitable. The ShareFile sales manager behind the company is raising $20K on Kickstarter to bring it to life.
A group of 100 ER physicians at Wake Emergency Physicians created a telehealth platform called RelyMD to reduce ER visits and treat more patients virtually and affordably. Its already got Rex Healthcare, Capitol Broadcasting and HQ Raleigh among its 30 corporate clients.
Its largest corporate deal to date (with Just Energy) is giving FilterEasy access to millions more potential customers. Also, check your seat back pockets next month on American Airlines flights. The Raleigh startup also nabbed a feature in American Way Magazine.
We published some early results of a startups and politics survey we conducted after the legislature passed HB2, and detailed the ways North Carolina startups are rallying against the controversial “bathroom bill”.
These student teams are winners in the annual Carolina Challenge at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Top honors went to Unisource, a student team building an app to match students interested in entrepreneurship with projects at local startups.
TransLoc, the Research Triangle Park-based company making public transit more accessible to everyone, raised an oversubscribed $8 million round from the likes of SJF Ventures, Marc Benioff and a Ford Motor Co. affiliated fund in Detroit.
Check out our annual list of camps, programs and events for kids in the Triangle this summer! All great opportunities to engage in entrepreneurial and critical thinking activities. Many deadlines are approaching.
In the last of a three-part series, American Underground Entrepreneur-in-Residence Talib Graves-Manns reflects on his adventures at this year’s South by Southwest festival in Austin, and the gathering of ambitious black startup leaders from around the nation that he witnessed and took part in.
Little Green Software did the heavy lifting to help the UNC School of Medicine conduct an important research study using ResearchKit technology via an iPhone app. The PPD ACT app earned national headlines for UNC, but also positioned the Durham mobile deve shop as a leader in making research mobile.