RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – May 3-7 was a busy work week for startups across North Carolina. Here’s a look back at the headlines.

NC startup focusing on non-opioid pain relief names Raleigh native as CEO

Qorvo acquires Silicon Valley startup, will expand mobile products offerings

Raleigh startup Solar Biotech raises $2M, wants to double that total

Biopesticides firm in RTP seeks EPA approval for second line of products

CliniSpan Health brings diversification to clinical health trials

Charlotte edtech startup Ascend acquired by Aperture Education

Female-led Duke biotech spinout Isolere Bio closes $7M in seed funding

Cyber security firm JupiterOne closes on $30M in new funding, to open new HQ in Morrisville

Triangle entrepreneur’s new venture Swing Sports raises nearly $3.5M from 14 investors

Donald Thompson: Thrive from the ground up – 4 lessons from my first year as a startup

Teaching Startup: Why solving a big problem isn’t enough to build a billion-dollar startup

NC IDEA, NC Black Entrepreneurship Council award $140,000 in grants to support 14 groups across state

Prescient, based in Charlotte, closes $190M investment, to accelerate expansion

Startup Spotlight: New biopharma targets rare diseases with $35M in backing from NovaQuest

Triangle Startup Guide adds more COVID-19 information, an upcoming accelerator cohort

Startup Rewind: From a $50M contract to Durham, Raleigh rank highly as places to start a business and more