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Raleigh entrepreneur takes on a new challenge — an on-demand car-wash service

August 16, 2018 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH  Scot Wingo has launched four businesses, sold two, brought one to public offering and is now working on his fourth, Get Spiffy, an on-demand car-washing service. Wingo, who lives in Raleigh, talks about the…
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Sepsis: First Response

August 13, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Sepsis: First Response Sepsis: First Response is an educational video and training module that provides Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel with the tools to rapidly identify and begin treating sepsis cases in the field, as well…
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Tethis Inc. Names Robin Weitkamp Chief Executive Officer

August 1, 2018 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Tethis Inc., a leading biomaterials company, today announced it has appointed longtime chemicals and materials executive Robin Weitkamp as Chief Executive Officer. Weitkamp will be based in the Raleigh, North Carolina area. Weitkamp joins Tethis…
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‘Explorer’ Wingo Talks Challenges, Choices in Growing Spiffy with $9M in New Funding

July 19, 2018 | Abby Phillips

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Just as explorers once raced to find cities of gold, entrepreneurs like Scot Wingo are battling each other to win the race to market dominance for on-demand vehicle maintenance. “One of the…
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Spiffy Secures $9m Funding Led by Bull City Venture Partners

July 17, 2018 | Abby Phillips

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Get Spiffy, Inc. (Spiffy), an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, today announced the closing of a $9m fund raise led by Bull City Venture Partners. The new capital…
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Alumni Investors Boost Wolfpack Businesses

June 27, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Alumni Investors Boost Wolfpack Businesses June 27, 2018  |  Elizabeth Beal A growing number of students come to NC State looking to start their own businesses, and for good reason. Here, they have access to a breadth…
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Reveal Mobile Names New Executives

June 19, 2018 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH – Reveal Mobile, a mobile marketing company, has named two new executives. John Haws is replacing Jared Dean as chief technology officer and Jason Crocker has been named vice president of engineering. Dean, a former…
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This Startup Identified An Undertapped Equipment Rental Market Worth $50B

June 14, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Finding affordable equipment rental options for work in the environmental testing, farming, surveying, laboratory and medical industry can be difficult, if not impossible. Robert Preville came upon the gap in this $50 billion rental market while…
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Will Durham’s Emergo Therapeutics be fourth big startup hit for Moise Khayrallah?

June 12, 2018 | Abby Phillips

DURHAM – Moise Khayrallah, Ph.D., is a serial entrepreneur with a Midas touch. Three biopharmaceutical start-ups he co-founded in recent years were quickly sold to larger companies for more than $400 million after he and his…

Learn Why Investors are Closely Watching These 20 Companies

May 31, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Investors and incubators share the most brilliant companies that have caught their attention this year. What are investors most excited about? Entrepreneurs want to know, so… we asked them! We surveyed the VC and incubator…