Scot Wingo and Robbie Allen, veteran Triangle entrepreneurs who have certainly seen the best – and worst – of times continues to make deals and bring in more partners at the Triangle Tweener Fund which has rapidly become a national pacesetter in startup deals. But why now with so much glum economic news, let alone fallout from the failure of tech titan Silicon Valley Bank?
Yes, IBM (and let’s not leave out Red Hat, IBM’s core cloud player) has found another way to tout its cloud computing business by creating what it calls an artificial intelligence-focused supercomputer that exists in the cloud. So this begs the question: Skynet in the cloud someday?
Get Spiffy apparently is en route to full customer service of vehicles from the bumper to drive train, engine to cleanup, and somedays bumpers. That’s the breathtaking scope of CEO Scot Wingo’s vision with news today that the Triangle company is offering another new line of services.
It’s hard to believe that just four years ago the Triangle went from a huge player for big tech projects from Amazon, Apple and the Army to an also-ran. Nice headlines to promote the “halo effect” of being a finalists for Amazon’s HQ2, Apple’s new campus and an Army headquarters, but … Now, the Triangle is wearing the halo – or crown. What has happened? Let’s take a look back, today and forward.
It’s pick the poison time behind three doors: Recession or inflation – or pray for a silver bullet (good luck) that cools the latter and doesn’t dowse the former. Welcome to economic reality 101 in year 2022. Hold on for a rough ride.