RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Here’s a look back at an extraordinarily busy week for startup news from Sept. 13-17 across North Carolina:

NCBiotech and UNC FastTraCS event to accelerate patient-centered innovation

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers awarded $9.25M to study DNA variance related to disease

K4Connect to release integration with Amazon Echo Show

Downtown Chapel Hill innovation district accelerates on the heels of new partnerships, plans

Bantam Pharmaceutical raises $25M seed round, plans future Series A round, from new RTP location

Raleigh’s Sprout Pharma has raised $12M, seeing over 100% growth, says CEO

9th RIoT Accelerator Program cohort selected for intensive 12-week Internet-of-Things program

Tech-enabled ‘homeownership’ platform Ribbon, with Charlotte HQ, raises $75M Series C, plans NC-wide expansion

Chapel Hill startup Boomcaster wants to make podcasting, livestreaming, way easier for producers and guests

Report: Raleigh, Triangle region among best economic regions in nation – here’s why

Raleigh’s thinQ buying Denver company, will rebrand as Commio

Inside data security: A Q&A with Global Data Consortium’s Bill Spruill and Charles Gaddy

Raleigh data startup is working to protect world against fraud – a story of ‘Tomorrow’s Unicorns’

Returning to the office? Here are tips for building equity into hybrid and remote work 

Spiffy acquires Tennessee firm in move to provide more vehicle services

Next unicorns? Exclusive series to spotlight Raleigh’s $1B startup pipeline

How to raise money for a billion $ startup – go crazy and dangerous

RTP agtech startup AgBiome raises $116M in fight to feed world responsibly

Wake Forest software company Timerack inks partnership to bolster staffing firm effectiveness

Fundraising update: September’s already been busy

Startups & financial fitness: How tech firms can be a bigger force for good

Numerous new additions keep our exclusive Triangle Startup Guide fresh, informative

GreenLight Biosciences going public a boon for Triangle R&D center