RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Here’s a look back at entrepreneurial ecosystem headlines across North Carolina for May 2-7:

New Raleigh group helps women leaders on the journey ‘Upward’

Raleigh’s Sprout Pharma’s funding round surpasses $25M raised with 85 investors so far

Small Business Administration exec calls NC startup rate ‘pretty incredible’

Steve Rao: Arguing for a ‘Sustainable Innovation Playbook’ in the Triangle

Eastern NC startups drawing support for BIONEER Venture Challenge

Grace Ueng: The power of visualization, and how to channel your fear

Durham VC firm Bull City Venture Partners closes $53M oversubscribed fund

In search of personal fulfillment: What can companies do to help their employees?

Durham startup Looma expanding ‘point-of-decision’ video platform in Texas

Pediatric screening company baebies raises $37.5M in equity, from 87 investors

Catalyst Clinical acquiring English firm, expanding reach to European markets

Charlotte startup Periscope Health Analytics raising $575K after winning NC IDEA grant

Exec insight: How to lead innovation, from concept to commercialization

Raleigh design firm CEO wins top honors from Small Business Administration

W-S startup Salem Cyber, promising ‘a paradigm shift’ in cybersecurity, raises $250K seed round

Durham software testing firm Hexawise is acquired by Texas firm

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Raleigh’s Virtue Labs has raised $3.6M in equity funding, could raise $8.3M more

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