RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Recapping a busy week of entrepreneurial and startup news, here’s a look at the headlines from Feb. 7-11:

Report: Raleigh 11th best place to start a business

RTP’s AgBiome closes $117M funding round

Durham pediatric screening firm Baebies raises nearly $12M in debt from 87 investors

Debating private equity investments in healthcare: What are benefits? Costs?

Sister power: Meet 33-year-old Afreen Allam – a woman, a Muslim, a CEO and inventor of ‘Carbon Dot’

Quantum breakthrough? Duke, IonQ invent means to accelerate ‘key quantum techniques’

NC bio startup raises $15.5M to advance ‘4D’ printing of human organs

Sister power: This Muslim female CEO is producing low-cost, eco-friendly ‘wonder material’ graphene

Time to RAP: Internet of things group RIoT picks next startups for Gig East Echange

RTP firm teams up with VA to test wound healing therapy

Investors show a taste for NC plant-based meat startup Barvecue

How to lead better meetings: Five strategies to foster collaboration and productivity

Startup Spotlight: UNC-linked startup is giving hope to those with hemophilia

Startup Spotlight: Bristles.ai uses AI to help folks DIY home design

Duke-linked crop science startup Avalo raises $500K, looks for another $600K

RTP’s Harpe Bioherbicide Solutions raises $3M

Guest opinion: In an extraordinary year, UNC’s Kenan Institute remains a voice of reason, clarity

In their own words: Be Global Safety execs on TechStars ‘Future’ selection

How do startups fix their people problems? Let’s take a look

Cryptocurrency mining company to open 4th NC location in Fayetteville

Startup StrideBio names Hatteras Ventures partner as CEO