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Female execs at 2 Triangle startups bring new ideas to virtual exercise, recycled clothing

October 22, 2020 | Abby Phillips

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Two young women entrepreneurs are helming unique Triangle-based startups that are weathering the pandemic crisis well. Emily Neville is founder and CEO of Reborn Clothing, company, which turns textile waste into new garments. …
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Edge computing startup EDJX in Raleigh lands $6.4M from investors

October 22, 2020 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH – EDJX, a new venture in Raleigh focused on so-called “edge computing,” has $6.4 million in new cash after tapping 19 investors. In a debt raise with funds to be used for “general operations,” EDJX disclosed the…

Spiffy Partners with SparkCharge to Deliver On-Demand EV Charging

October 20, 2020 | Abby Phillips

Get Spiffy, Inc. (SpiffyⓇ), an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, today announced a partnership with SparkCharge to deliver on-demand electric vehicle charging. The Roadie portable charging system by SparkChargeⓇ fights the problem of…
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IBM and The Climate Service to Work Together with Financial Institutions and Corporations to Assess the Cost of Climate Risk

October 14, 2020 | Abby Phillips

ARMONK, N.Y. and DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Climate Service (TCS), a leader in climate risk analytics for investors and businesses, today announced their alliance to work with financial institutions and corporations to better measure and quantify…
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Durham’s Emergo Therapeutics lands $3.5M, seeks another $1.5M

October 13, 2020 | Abby Phillips

DURHAM —  Emergo Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical startup founded by serial entrepreneur Moise Khayrallah, has raised roughly $3.5 million in equity, according to a recent securities filing. Seventy seven investors contributed to the round, which is capped at around $5…
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Need car insurance? Want to sell your vehicle? Need warranty? Get Spiffy can help

October 8, 2020 | Abby Phillips

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Get Spiffy continues to add to its suite of vehicle maintenance services, launching today the addition of new partners to offer insurance, warranties and assessments of vehicle value. The fast-growing RTP startup…