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The Climate Service Helps Companies Manage The Risks Of Climate Change

October 10, 2019 | Abby Phillips

Climate change has done more than just trigger the melting of polar ice caps, rising sea levels and extreme weather—it has changed daily life, and business along with it. In an increasingly turbulent climate, companies…
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The Download: Thad Tarkington, CEO, Second Nature

October 8, 2019 | Abby Phillips

Thad Tarkington is the co-founder and CEO of Second Nature, formerly FilterEasy, a home wellness subscription service for homes and business. Prior to founding Second Nature, Thad spent three years attending NC State University and working…

The Download: Brian Handly, CEO, Reveal Mobile, Inc.

August 27, 2019 | Abby Phillips

Brian Handly is the Founder and CEO of Reveal Mobile, a Data-as-a-Service and mobile intelligence firm that builds location-based audiences from billions of data signals from opted-in mobile devices. At Reveal Mobile, Brian has been instrumental…
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Spiffy Turbocharges Dallas Growth With Acquisition Of NuWash

July 30, 2019 | Abby Phillips

Spiffy hasn’t wasted any time in tapping some of the $10M it raised last month to help spur its growth. The Durham-based, on-demand car services startup announced this morning that it has acquired the ongoing…

NC State angel network hits $10 million in investments into startups

July 22, 2019 | Abby Phillips

An NC State alumni investment group has now put more than $10 million into mostly local startup companies, making it part of a wave university-affiliated groups raising serious sums of cash for local startups. Duke,…
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KWIPPED Receives $1.3M Investment

July 19, 2019 | Abby Phillips

Wilmington-based KWIPPED Inc. has received an investment of $1.3 million from Live Oak Ventures, Wolfpack Investor Network, VentureSouth and the Angel Roundtable, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Previously, Live…

Wolfpack Investor Network Surpasses $10 Million in Capital Deployed

July 18, 2019 | Abby Phillips

On Thursday, July 18, the Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN), NC State University’s angel investing network, announced that it has reached $10 million in investments since its inception in December of 2016. The 18 companies who…
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Fresh $10M Enables Spiffy To Expand To Fleet Management (FMaaS)

June 26, 2019 | Abby Phillips

Spiffy continues to clean up in the on-demand car-care space. Today the company announced a $10M funding led by New York’s Tribeca Venture Partners, with local participation from existing investors Bull City Venture Partners and…

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…