RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – 2022 is off to a fast beginning for North Carolina entrepreneurial companies. Here’s a review of headlines from the New Year’s opening week:

Dude Solutions in Cary makes another acquisition – a software provider focusing on ESG

Want a breakthrough year? Then you have to lift the weights

Who’s at CES from NC? Here’s a look at our state’s firms on the Vegas Strip

Private equity advisory firm Crosslake in Charlotte makes 2nd acquisition

Backed by Triangle VC, with a sales team based in Raleigh, cybersecurity startup FortifyData raises additional $5M

Exec advice: If you’re looking for fast growth then cut the noise, focus, and grow

Durham’s The Climate Service acquired by S&P Global

Investor, alumni power: Carolina Angel Network turns 5 with growing capital, backers, startup funding

Reality check: Acquisitions are no parties – here’s how to survive one

Raleigh’s Exhale Home raises $1.9M, provides membership for property maintenance on primary residences

Startup Spotlight: Innovation Roadtrip highlights four essentials for entrepreneurs