RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Here’s a look back at startups making headlines across North Carolina over the week of May 25-31. Plus we’ve got news about Cisco, Apple and Microsoft buying emerging startups despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

This post is part of our “Startup Monday” package designed to bring you the latest and best news about what’s happening across our state’s startup ecosystem.

Can’t find groceries you want? College buddies develop ‘shelfCheck’ app to locate stock

Cisco to acquire cloud intel firm ThousandEyes; report says price is nearly $1B

Apple, Microsoft keep making acquisitions despite pandemic

Governor’s Entrepreneur Council seeks recommendations to bolster NC startup ecosystem

ProductCampRTP launches four-part virtual ‘unconference’ series


Artificial intelligence startup dives into COVID-19 contact tracing, targets privacy worries

Durham startup Tavros teams up with oncology-focused firm in search for cancer therapies

Jessica Porta: What being a new parent (under quarantine) teaches about entrepreneurship, resiliency 

Wake County launches surveys to gauge pandemic’s impact on local companies

Chapel Hill startup focusing on precision health, oncology raises additional $1.8M

Raleigh startup K4Connect, Amazon distribute 8,000 Echo Dots to seniors in assisted living

Charlotte’s annual Fintech Generations conference goes virtual

Durham’s The Mothership, Nido Coworking + Childcare closing physical locations

Suffer from dry eye? Raleigh startup develops ‘artificial tear’ to fight burning, sensitivity

Winston-Salem medical device startup URO-1 lands additional $1.5M in equity

Asheville’s Ecobot releases enhanced geographic mapping, other data capabilities

Bicoastal startup Kriya Therapeutics to grow gene therapy manufacturing in NC

Charlotte-based tech consulting firm Hylaine partners with cloud data platform

First Flight Venture Center offers space, ‘community’ to early-stage startups

Doom is not part of vocabulary in Durham’s startup community despite COVID-19

The new normal: A different Raleigh-Cary entrepreneurial community takes shape at coworking hubs

Triangle Startup Guide keeps growing with more COVID-19 funding & recovery resources

Startup rewind: How Triangle’s entrepreneurial ecosystem adapting in crisis + 25 other headlines