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TechWire: Will $100K In Incentives Win Raleigh Startups?

Content provided to ExitEvent by partner WRAL TechWire. By Rick Smith, Editor of WRAL TechWire A new initiative approved by the Raleigh City Council this week calls for a variety of incentives�from funding to grants and more�in its attempt to lure and to grow startup businesses. A key point of emphasis is on new ventures related to technology – for good reasons, says James Sauls, who heads up economic development efforts for the City of Raleigh. “Technology is a sweet spot for us as we have the talent, companies and university infrastructure to support it,” Sauls tells WRAL TechWire...

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Scaling a Startup Community

What could possibly be more awesome than bringing together the vast majority of entrepreneurs in a city not known for bringing together its entrepreneurs? Figuring out a way to scale it. The ExitEvent Startup Social at HUB Raleigh blew the freaking doors off of its first Raleigh edition, which also happened to be its first non-Durham edition, which also happened to be its 12th edition. Granted, each one has been bigger, louder, and more effective, than the last, but this one will shine for some time, as it’s definitely a first in a series that will not only see...

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