Boosted by Raleigh investor, FilterEasy closes $6.9M funder

October 29, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Four-year-old downtown Raleigh subscription service FilterEasy – the brainchild of a pair college friends from N.C. State University – just closed on a $6.9 million round, led by Raleigh’s own venture firm, One Better Ventures. FilterEasy…

From diapers to whiskey: Raleigh entrepreneur on new liquor startup

October 19, 2018 | Abby Phillips

The serial entrepreneur behind a diaper technology startup is tackling a new challenge – liquor – and investors are betting $3.6 million that he can disrupt that industry, too. Scott Bolin, CEO of new intellectual property holding…

Improved Nature Raises $3m Funding for Plant-Based Protein

October 1, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Improved Nature, a North Carolina-based meat alternative ag-tech firm, has obtained $3 million in an investment round led by Concentric Capital. Using proprietary process, Improved Nature creates plant-based meat alternative products, including Pork-Free Cutlets, Beef-Free Country-Fried Steak, and…