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11 Bullish Beachside Businesses

A day in Wilmington at the Coastal Connect Entrepreneur and Capital Conference revealed some pretty interesting, headline-grabbing young companies. Though I met some of these entrepreneurs during a visit in March, I’m struck again by the diversity of ideas in Wilmington and the national traction and attention these companies have received despite their small beach town digs. So check them out below – 11 young companies to watch in Wilmington. The App That Refines Your Taste Next Glass is weeks from launching its app that uses an algorithm based on the chemical makeup of wine and beer to make...

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Line Up Now for Seahawk Venture Funds

Tobin Geatz will join your advisory board, sit as your CEO, sell your product at trade shows or serve as your CMO. But first, you’ve got to get the attention of his new Seahawk Innovation Funds. Geatz and co-founder Tom Looney have hinted at the creation of a new $20 million fund in Wilmington for nearly a year. Their plan was to partner with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to launch the fund, and to provide some proceeds of successful investments back to the university’s research foundation to fund more entrepreneurial efforts at the college (including the...

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