Wilmington tech startup to pitch to investors in Silicon Valley

May 25, 2018 | Abby Phillips

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A Wilmington-based tech startup is gearing up to pitch to investors in Silicon Valley next week. KWIPPED, an online marketplace offering equipment rental, was selected out of more than 400 applicants to…

Will location-based marketing change in the era of GDPR?

May 22, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Despite some disruption and confusion thanks, in part, to GDPR’s arrival, the benefits could outweigh the negatives for marketers. The use of location-based marketing is on the rise in the U.S., driven by data and…
""

KWIPPED: How One B2B Marketplace Changed The Industrial Leasing Game

May 21, 2018 | Abby Phillips

Sometimes, the job — and the revenue stream — depends on an autorefractor, or cosmetic lasers. Labs need freezers, warehouses need forklifts and oilfields need mud buckets. And that’s where Robert Preville has spotted his…
""

Durham med device startup Camras Vision eyes more capital to boost growth

May 5, 2018 | Abby Phillips

DURHAM — Camras Vision Inc, a glaucoma treatment device startup that just completed funding of $5.7 million, will be seeking a Series B funding in 2019 of approximately $15 million. The $15 million the company hopes…

Eco-friendly sandal maker expanding footprint in Garner

April 12, 2018 | Abby Phillips

RALEIGH  Raleigh-based flip-flops and sandal maker Feelgoodz is expanding its footprint to Garner. The company — which makes eco-friendly footwear, some of which are biodegradable — broke ground on a 20,000-square-foot facility in Garner this…

NC State MBA Startup Tethis Receives Wolfpack Investor Network’s Largest Capital Raise to Date

March 1, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

“No matter what the entrepreneur is telling you at the front of the room, it probably won’t be the same going forward,” says Joe Sinsheimer, managing director of the Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN), with offices…

WIN portfolio company, Tethis wraps up $17.5M funding for advanced diaper technology

February 15, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

Raleigh-based Tethis is a step closer to commercializing a product that could revolutionize the diaper market by making it greener and reducing plastic waste that ends up in landfills. The startup announced a Series C…

RTP startup Camras Vision nears $5M funding, wins SEBIO award

November 17, 2017 | Sasha Campbell

Camras Vision, developer of a new medical device for treating glaucoma, won the Emerging Company Award at SEBIO’s 19th Annual Investor and Partnering Forum in Pinehurst. The honor came a few days before the company…

Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact with Medical Device Company

June 21, 2017 | Sasha Campbell

University-based Angel Networks Partner to Invest in 410 Medical, Help Company Transform Research into Products that Medical Providers Can Use to Serve Critically Ill Patients (Durham, N.C.— June 21, 2017) – Triangle Venture Alliance (TVA),…

Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact

June 21, 2017 | Sasha Campbell

Triangle Venture Alliance (TVA), a newly formed investment alliance among angel networks at North Carolina State University, Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NC Central University, today announced its first…