RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Plenty of startup news filled the headlines last week on WRAL TechWire. News stories covered everything from the latest capital raises from local companies, to the UNC-Chapel Hill grads behind the season’s hottest toy, to leadership lessons from local entrepreneurs.

Here’s a quick recap of all the startup-related news published on TechWire from Dec. 21-25.

Chapel Hill-based and BOA in Raleigh raise cash

AI Startups Raised $9.9B in second half of 2020, a 15% Jump

Three former UNC-CH grads behind the season’s hottest toy

Wilmington’s Performance Culture lands $2.9M investment from Jurassic Capital

Donald Thompson: My best of 2020 list – people, products, companies and causes I admire

DUALBOOT PARTNERS: 7 ways we build trusting relationships

Report: How pandemic may have helped save WeWork

Can execs make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory? What tech companies need to know

VACO: Fostering innovation during a crisis

Economic chaos in 2021? Duke, UNC experts warn there are more risks beyond COVID

Good news for startups: Softbank is in the prowl again for acquisitions

New startup-focused podcasts, other resources added to Triangle Startup Guide

Startup Spotlight: EV startup picks Charlotte for US headquarters, plans 150 jobs

Triangle headliners: 50 local events & deadlines close out 2020, launch 2021

NC event headliners: Previewing 46 events & webinars to wrap up 2020, kick off 2021

Taking an early look at 2021: Previewing 40 events, deadlines set for February

Looking for tech & entrepreneurship meetups? Here are 155 across Triangle

Startup Rewind: Grants, capital raises and crowdfunding info – here’s a recap of last week’s startup news