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Deep Blue Medical Advances Announces FDA Clearance for Sublay Application in Hernia Surgery, Enabling Broader Use of T-Line Hernia Mesh

December 5, 2022 | Abby Phillips

  DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Deep Blue Medical Advances announced today it has received an additional 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its T-Line® Hernia Mesh for the sublay technique…
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Wolfpack Investor Network strikes partnership with Cary-based Harbright Ventures

November 30, 2022 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH – The Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN), NC State University’s alumni-driven, early-stage investor group, is partnering with Harbright Ventures to enhance WIN member engagement, provide pre- and post-deal investment leadership and increase support for the broader…
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Wolfpack Investor Network Empowers NC State’s Global Impact with Harbright Ventures Partnership

November 30, 2022 | Abby Phillips

The Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN), NC State University’s alumni-driven, early-stage investor group, is partnering with Harbright Ventures to enhance WIN member engagement, provide pre- and post-deal investment leadership and increase support for the broader NC State entrepreneurial…
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biospatial closes $3.4M Series A led by Cofounders Capital

March 29, 2022 | Abby Phillips

Local VCs band together to back Durham company that uses data science to improve outcomes in healthcare and clinical research. Durham, NC – March 28, 2022 – biospatial, the premier EMS data platform, announced today that…
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Durham’s The Climate Service acquired by S&P Global

January 4, 2022 | Abby Phillips

DURHAM – An award-winning Durham startup that developed a methodology for analyzing climate risk has been acquired by S&P Global, a publicly traded company. The deal was announced in a statement issued by the company.  Financial terms were…
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Durham medtech startup 410 Medical raises more than $3M from 25 investors

December 30, 2021 | Abby Phillips

DURHAM – 410 Medical, the Durham-based startup that recently launched sales of its “blood and infuser” technology, is getting an influx of cash from investors. According to an SEC filing, 25 backers have provided 410 Medical with more…
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NCSU’s entrepreneurship programs top list as best in southeast, No. 15 nationally

December 8, 2021 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH – NC State continues to earn national recognition as one of the nation’s best undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. This year, The Princeton Review also tallied sub-lists that…
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Durham-based biospatial Helps Make Sure No Emergency Goes To Waste

October 28, 2021 | Abby Phillips

For David Jones, investing in Durham-based EMS (emergency medical service) data startup biospatial was an obvious choice. Led by CEO Jon Woodworth, biospatial applies the cutting-edge machine learning and AI technology developed by its executive team of…
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Announcing Our $22 Million Series B Funding Round

October 26, 2021 | Abby Phillips

Big announcements make for invigorating days at the Spiffy office, and today is no exception. We are thrilled to announce that we have closed our $22 million Series B funding round! The latest fund raise…
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A Head Start: Poole Entrepreneurship Alum Shares Impact of the Program in the Real World

October 25, 2021 | Abby Phillips

By Caroline Barnhill For many entrepreneurs, the sale of their first company is a reason to celebrate. For Poole College alumnus Ryan O’Donnell, who graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in business administration,…