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Dec 5, 2022

Deep Blue Medical Advances Announces FDA Clearance for Sublay Application in Hernia Surgery, Enabling Broader Use of T-Line Hernia Mesh

Deep Blue Medical Advances announced today it has received an additional 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its T-Line® Hernia Mesh for the sublay technique in open hernia surgery. 


Nov 30, 2022

Wolfpack Investor Network Empowers NC State’s Global Impact with Harbright Ventures Partnership

The Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN), NC State University’s alumni-driven, early-stage investor group, is partnering with Harbright Ventures to enhance WIN member engagement, provide pre- and post-deal investment leadership and increase support for the broader NC State entrepreneurial community. 


Mar 29, 2022

biospatial closes $3.4M Series A led by Cofounders Capital

Local VCs band together to back Durham company that uses data science to improve outcomes in healthcare and clinical research. 


Jan 4, 2022

Durham’s The Climate Service acquired by S&P Global

An award-winning Durham startup that developed a methodology for analyzing climate risk has been acquired by S&P Global, a publicly traded company. 


Dec 8, 2021

NCSU’s entrepreneurship programs top list as best in southeast, No. 15 nationally

NC State continues to earn national recognition as one of the nation’s best undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. 


Oct 28, 2021

Durham-based biospatial Helps Make Sure No Emergency Goes To Waste

Led by CEO Jon Woodworth, biospatial applies the cutting-edge machine learning and AI technology developed by its executive team of data analytics vets to its unique collection of aggregated EMS data for use cases ranging from Covid-19 contact tracing to early bio-terrorism threat detection. 


Oct 26, 2021

Announcing Our $22 Million Series B Funding Round

Big announcements make for invigorating days at the Spiffy office, and today is no exception. We are thrilled to announce that we have closed our $22 million Series B funding round! 


Oct 25, 2021

A Head Start: Poole Entrepreneurship Alum Shares Impact of the Program in the Real World

EmployUs, an employee referral software program started by O’Donnell along with co-founders Jeff Stocks (Poole College of Management ‘82) and Matt Cotter (NC State College of Engineering ‘13), was recently acquired by Chicago-based Hireology. 

Oct 5, 2021

Raleigh location-data firm Reveal Mobile makes first acquisition, lands Lyft as customer

Reveal Mobile, a Raleigh-based startup that analyzes mobile-location data, said Tuesday it has bought Mira Analytics, a fellow location-data company based out of New York City and Durham. 


Sep 23, 2021

Raleigh’s EDJX is bringing edge computing to the battlefields

EDJX is bringing edge computing to the battlefields. The Raleigh-based edge computing startup will partner with Cubic Corporation to launch what the company called the “the world’s first Internet of Military Things Edge Platform.”