Emergo Therapeutics Board of Directors Welcomes Jack Bailey, President, GSK Pharmaceuticals USA

May 30, 2019 | Abby Phillips

DURHAM, N.C., May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Emergo Therapeutics, which continues to accelerate its lead candidate norketotifen through Phase 2 studies, has added another seasoned executive to its Board of Directors. Jack Bailey, President, US…
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Ford eyes on-demand car washes, in-vehicle Amazon delivery

April 30, 2019 | Abby Phillips

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. plans to offer on-demand car washes and in-vehicle package delivery as it expands the utility of its FordPass smartphone app. The automaker Tuesday said owners of 2017 model or newer…

Next Century Spirits Gets The Liquor To Your Glass Quicker

April 11, 2019 | Abby Phillips

Do you like your liquor aged but don’t have forever to wait—especially because you’re the one trying to make and sell it for a profit? Then Raleigh-based Next Century Spirits has your answer. The startup…

Raleigh startup Elevar Technologies lands $430,00, wants more

March 13, 2019 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH — Elevar Technologies Inc. has raised $430,000 in a private debt sale, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Elevar The Raleigh-based company raised the company from 16 investors and hopes to raise…

Creating Value for Wolfpack Investors—and Students

February 22, 2019 | Abby Phillips

The opportunities offered by the Jenkins MBA program’s TEC Scholars program traveled up the East Coast and drew Gary Sanguinetti from New Jersey to North Carolina. An auditor with Deloitte for several years, Sanguinetti had…
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Tethis works to revolutionize the personal hygiene market

January 23, 2019 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH — Tethis Inc., a Research Triangle Park-based manufacturing company, has broken into the world of super-absorbent polymers — in a biodegradable fashion. The company offers biodegradable, super-absorbent hydrogels that manufacturers can use to replace the…
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Live Oak Ventures Invests In KWIPPED

January 8, 2019 | Abby Phillips

Live Oak Ventures has invested an undisclosed amount in KWIPPED Inc., which will be used by the B2B company to bring in new talent and add suppliers to meet consumer demand. “With their robust fintech…

The Download: Joe Sinsheimer, Wolfpack Investor Network

December 10, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Joe Sinsheimer is the Managing Director of the Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN), the NC State-affiliated angel group. Sinsheimer has been involved in angel investing for 25 years. He has been a member of four different angel…
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KWIPPED wins e-commerce award

November 29, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Wilmington-based KWIPPED Inc, has received an N.C. Tech Award. It is an online business-to-business platform that allows members to rent or lease equipment as needed. A Wilmington company has received a prestigious N.C. Tech Award…
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With new acquisition, Raleigh’s Feelgoodz to double down on Amazon’s Whole Foods

November 28, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Raleigh-based footwear brand Feelgoodz has made its first acquisition – that of eco-accessories brand Rising Tide. Financial details were not disclosed. In an interview, Feelgoodz co-founder Mark Saad says the combined firm plans to leverage both brands’…