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The Benchmark Study for N.C.’s Future in Entrepreneurship

If the first half of 2013 was all about IPOs in North Carolina’s startup community, then the second half was all about venture capital. A 2013 Innovators Report published this morning by CED totaled North Carolina’s 2013 investments, grants and awards at $461.2 million from 108 unique sources. For the first half of 2013 (according to the inaugural Innovators Report last August), the state’s startups raised $203 million from 49 (disclosed) investors. The second half uptick gives a glimmer of hope to this year’s lackluster venture capital tally. In the first quarter of 2014, Triangle-area venture capital investments totaled...

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