RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Plenty of startup-related news filled the headlines last week on WRAL TechWire.

Here’s a quick recap of all the startup news published from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4:

$5M in bank, video game startup led by Epic Games vets ramps up in Raleigh

A happy place: Pendo earns No. 5 national ranking for employee attitude

Lord of Rings cast has new quest: Crowdfunding to buy J.R.R. Tolkein home

In the LimeLight: Mountain BizWorks picks 9 startups for accelerator program

Charlotte soars 14 spots to No. 8 on ‘Best Places for Women Entrepreneurs’ list

Raleigh-Cary ranks No. 12 on ‘Best Places for Women Entrepreneurs’ list

Dude Solutions hires MercuryGate exec as its new CFO

Lessons in social, emotional entrepreneurship with Kristen Hopkins (Dangers of the Mind)

Plan, people, profit: Adapting to a changing workplace in times of COVID

Where can Black women entrepreneurs go in search of funding? Here are some sources

Number of Black women entrepreneurs raising more than $1M is soaring, report says

American Underground, TechStars exec Chris Heivly team up for startup workshops

Talking diversity and innovation with ‘Crossing the Chasm’ author Geoffrey Moore

In the LimeLight: Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster unveils finalists for innovation awards

Two-day workshop aims to help make entrepreneurs ‘investor ready’

Desperate to find a way home, UNC student creates a carpooling app for students

Unicorns, charge! DoorDash, Airbnb head for IPOs – and they have company

Facebook acquires software startup Kustomer, which has Durham office

Blockchain can fix our electoral process, says Smashing Boxes CEO

Triangle’s December events calendar is packed: 81 events, deadlines & more

Events calendar across NC for December is a full one: 66 events, webinars & deadlines coming up

January is going to be a very eventful month – here’s an exclusive look at what’s on the calendar

Startup need help? Accelerator, mentorship programs across Triangle swells to 40+

Looking for a tech meetup in Triangle? Here are 155 to consider

Startup Rewind: Capital raises, expansions, executive leadership changes, a merger +plenty more news