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Durham AI startup Resultid raises $3.2M in equity

DURHAM – Resultid, Inc., a Durham-based, Techstars-backed startup, has raised more than $3.2 million in equity financing from six investors, according to an SEC filing. The company, which according to its website, enables “better business decisions, curated data-driven insights,” is led by CEO Aditya Badve, also a company cofounder. Badve,...

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Looking to start a business? Raleigh and Durham are among the best places, Wallet Hub says

“We are clearly a top 10 start-up ecosystem,” says Chris Heivly, a lifelong entrepreneur and managing director of the Startup Factory in Durham. “I call us the best-kept entrepreneurial secret.”
The region’s success may not be a secret for much longer. Both cities made WalletHub’s list of the 10 best large cities to start a business. So did Charlotte, making North Carolina one of just two states to have three cities in the top 10.

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Founders Series: The WedPics Growth Story

When WedPics co-founder and CEO Justin Miller sat down with ExitEvent in September, he could only hint at the company’s future scaling, fundraising, hiring and money-making plans. This week, the Raleigh startup announced its largest round to date of $4.25 million including high profile investor Adam Draper and Chicago’s OCA Ventures. Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran plans to join the round later, according to today’s story by WRAL TechWire. WedPics released the news in a TechCrunch article yesterday. But you can hear the background to the company and insight into the brains of Miller and co-founder Idan Koren in the video interview below. And for...

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CrowdTunes Now Playing at Venues, Sports Games Near You

This series features companies chosen to showcase at next week’s CED Tech Venture Conference. The 18 startups were chosen because, according to CED’s selection committee, they are “highly disruptive in their industries, demonstrating significant promise and traction by attracting high-profile customers and investors, and being led by founders with a compelling personal story and track record of previous entrepreneurial success.” CrowdTunes Update: In the months since CrowdTunes won a prestigious NC IDEA grant (original story below), the Duke University-founded startup has its digital jukebox playing in 15 local venues, and has clients lined up in Chicago, San Francisco, Boston...

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