RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – From record-setting venture capital news to the IPO ‘graduation” of a fomrer unicorn, here’s a look at TechWire startup news from Oct. 11-16:

Developer of voice restoration software takes top prize in Big Launch Challenge

Chapel Hill’s Ultraloop, which focuses on sanitation tech, cleans up with in new funding

Ready for national expansion, Charlotte’s Rent Ready launches ‘automated turn board’

Durham firm offering up to $10,000 for researchers to use its intestinal technology

PBS viewing party to celebrate Wilmington entrepreneurs

North Carolina VCs: Valuations ‘heating up’ with state reporting ‘tons of great deals’ in record year

All facets of U.S. venture capital industry are ‘astounding,’ report finds

Once a unicorn, AvidXchange goes public – stock price down initially

Pendo brings its ‘Pendomonium’ event back to Raleigh, unveils host of product news

As global supply chain teeters, this Raleigh startup unravels knots with blockchain

Blockchain for global enterprises: Q&A with Kaleido’s Sophia Lopez and Steve Cerveny

Giant Labcorp & small GeneCentric: Startup CEO shares how investor-partner relationship came about

Workplace turmoil, labor shortages, inflation give small business owners a confidence crisis

BioSkryb Genomics moves to new Durham HQ, plans to double workforce

Raleigh medtech startup Veranex makes another acquisition

Genetics startup GeneCentric lands strategic collaboration with life science giant Labcorp

Chasing the wrong kind of advice: The help execs really need vs. the help they want

Former NFL Panther player launches Daily Fantasy Sports app

Startup Spotlight: Scholarships360 raises $250,000 to scale platform that helps students pay for college

Tasty, nutritious and fast: Raleigh startup lands $5M to boost its food heating technology

Raleigh startup focusing on testosterone therapy raises millions ahead of possible product launch

‘Medicine built in:’ Startup maker of garments that administer medication raises $4M

Startup spotlight: New capital directory from BofA aims to boost women entrepreneurs

Analysis: Some proposed changes to tax code would hurt innovation

New Wake Tech program, 7 other updates broaden reach of Triangle Startup Guide

Startup Rewind: From unicorns to new ventures, recapping NC entrepreneur news