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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…