""

Diveplane’s CEO explains what’s behind the hype of his AI startup

August 24, 2020 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH — By all accounts, Diveplane has arrived. Two years after former Epic Games CEO Dr. Michael Capps launched the Raleigh-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup, it continues to rack up accolades from industry insiders. Last week, it was named as…
""

Raleigh AI startup Diveplane lands multiple kudos in top tech industry report

August 21, 2020 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH – Diveplane keeps racking up the accolades. Two years after former Epic Games CEO Dr. Michael Capps launched the artificial intelligence (AI) startup, it has been recognized as a sample vendor in four different “Hype Cycle” reports…
""

Durham medtech startup Deep Blue receives FDA clearance for hernia mesh product

August 11, 2020 | Abby Phillips

DURHAM – Medtech startup Deep Blue Medical Advances can now begin selling a novel hernia mesh product with enhanced anchoring strength following receipt of FDA device (501 K) clearance, which the company announced it had received Tuesday. The T-Line…
""

Brewing success story: With $6M funding, Next Century Spirits preps for post-pandemic world

July 20, 2020 | Abby Phillips

DURHAM – Next Century Spirits, the Durham-based company bringing technology that slashes time to produce whiskeys, rum, and other spirits, is looking for larger production facilities, says CEO Scott Bolin. The 20-employee company that recently closed…
""

Spiffy Now Accepting Franchise Applications

July 13, 2020 | Abby Phillips

Get Spiffy, an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, will begin accepting applications for franchise licenses in new markets across the country. Founded and headquartered in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, Spiffy has expanded…

Perky Jerky and Improved Nature Partner for Plant-Based Product

July 1, 2020 | Abby Phillips

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 Plant-based is all the rage in specialty food. Specializing in turkey, beef, and pork jerky, Perky Jerky recently entered a new partnership to compete with other plant-based brands…
""

Advanced Animal Diagnostics pivots to humans for COVID-19 test, with NCBiotech boost

June 16, 2020 | Abby Phillips

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — Advanced Animal Diagnostics, as the name suggests, makes tests for animals, not humans. However, in the age of coronavirus, this small ag tech company from Morrisville finds itself “repurposing” its QScout blood test platform —…
""

Get Spiffy launches ‘Disinfection Store’ to meet demand for vehicle cleaning

June 11, 2020 | Abby Phillips

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Responding to demand from consumers and other vehicle owners such as rideshare drivers and carshare operators for ways of sanitizing vehicles due to COVID-19 pandemic worries, Get Spiffy is launching an online store for…
""

Olympus Announces Exclusive LUMINELLE Distribution Agreement

May 12, 2020 | Abby Phillips

In-Office Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy and Cystoscopy Device Complements Olympus Range of GYN Offerings The LUMINELLE DTx Hysteroscopy System, designed to transition hysteroscopy procedures out of the OR and into the GYN office, is now…

North Carolina-based The Climate Service raises $3.8 million for climate audits

April 14, 2020 | Abby Phillips

With corporations across the world taking a closer look at the effects their operations have on global climate change, investors are backing a crop of software and services that are cropping up to pull back…