RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Here’s a look back at headline news about startups and the entrepreneurial community across North Carolina the week of Dec. 6-12:

Report: There’s growing shift in venture capital – Triangle startups are benefiting

CED opens applications for startups to present at Venture Connect

Cary startup Sustaera has raised nearly $5M, according to filing

Winston-Salem startup Live Furnish raises $6M in funding

Institute for Private Capital unveils interactive tool to help private equity firms with diversity

Durham startup Kevel raises $10M, plans to hire 35 more workers in 2022

Chapel Hill’s Bleep lands $1.7M grant to optimize sleep with ‘generation two’ mask

‘BoomRoom:’ UNC-CH entrepreneur creates a Zoom platform for virtual workouts

Raleigh’s KNOW Seafood has closed $400K, could raise up to $1M

First Flight Venture Center has new strategic plan, centered on ‘new building’

NC ‘Clean Energy Champions’ include several companies, individuals – here’s the breakdown

ArchiveSocial, after buying two companies, to hire 150 workers, change name to Optimere

Crucial executive question: Are you a visionary or an integrator? 

NCSU’s entrepreneurship programs top list as best in southeast, No. 15 nationally

6 NC entrepreneurs, including Raleigh CEO & Durham company, crack Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list

Durham’s Aerami Therapeutics to go public through combination with SPAC

ServiceTrade CEO: ‘The investors came to us’ ahead of $85 million fundraise

When should a startup CEO step down – or be fired? Calculating the risks

Durham’s ServiceTrade lands $85M, to expand offerings to contractors

Startup Spotlight: AURA Technologies approach to innovation built around artificial intelligence