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Will blockchain disrupt social media next?

For many, the arrival of bitcoin – the cryptocurrency predicted to hit a value of $1.2 trillion by the end of 2018 – promised something much more than quicker online… Read more »

10 New Services That’ll Make You Say, ‘Why Didn’t I Think of That’

Remember when ride-hailing apps and on-demand streaming services felt revolutionary? Every day, entrepreneurs are producing the next brilliant products — things that are so intuitively useful, and so instantly longed… Read more »

5 Key Reasons Business Owners Need to Know About Fintech

Technology has radically revolutionized the way companies are conducting their business.  Financial technology (often referred to as fintech) is one such technology that has fundamentally changed how organizations, small, medium… Read more »

How Individuals Can Invest in Tech Startups

You don’t have to be a Silicon Valley venture capitalist to invest in the hot new technology startups. Individuals interested in startups can invest through angel groups or online platforms… Read more »

Five Ways Voice Technology Is Transforming Our Lives And Businesses

Voice technology is changing how we surf the net, buy products and interact with our devices. Already, we can search for coffee shops while we’re driving and order pizza from… Read more »

How HRTech Spreads Feel-Good Vibes Around the Office

Instead of rewarding only a small group of high-performers, Openlink, a trading and financial risk technology company, decided to redistribute the same budget.   Source: How HRTech Spreads Feel-Good Vibes… Read more »

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Will blockchain disrupt social media next?

For many, the arrival of bitcoin – the cryptocurrency predicted to hit a value of $1.2 trillion by the end of 2018 – promised something much more than quicker online… Read more »

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Innovation in the Digital Economy Brings the Future to Popular Wilmington Film Festival

Developed through a partnership between the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and tekMountain, Cucalorus CONNECT is now one of the festival’s three main components, along with film and stage…. Read more »

Innovation in the Digital Economy Brings the Future to Popular Wilmington Film Festival – UNCW News

Greater Wilmington Business JournalInnovation in the Digital Economy Brings the Future to Popular Wilmington Film FestivalUNCW NewsInnovation in the Digital Economy Brings the Future to Popular Wilmington Film Festival. Friday,… Read more »

Talking Wilmington’s Cucalorus Connect and entrepreneurial startup ecosystem with tech veteran Tom Looney

Wilmington’s entrepreneurial ecosystem will be getting plenty of attention during the Cucalorus Connect conference, which is running in conjunction with the city’s well-known film festival next week. Tech veteran Tom… Read more »

Where venture capital has peaked | TechCrunch

“Peak startup” is a phrase that no doubt strikes terror in the hearts of entrepreneurs and startup investors alike. But saying “peak startup” is not the same as saying that… Read more »

The Innovation Health Care Really Needs: Help People Manage Their Own Health

Finally, health care, which has been largely immune to the forces of disruptive innovation, is beginning to change. Seeing the potential to improve health with simple primary-care strategies, some of the… Read more »

Wilmington’s Cucalorus Connect Conference announces 10×10 startups and special guests including Senator Lee

The conference has been developed through a partnership between tekMountain, UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Cucalorus. The conference has even sparked a rebranding of Wilmington’s 23 year old… Read more »

Amazon’s Latest Idea to Get Packages Into Your Home Might Require You to Change the Locks

Amazon.com has plans to drop off packages directly into shoppers’ homes. The world’s largest online retailer on Wednesday announced Amazon Key, a lock and camera system that users control remotely to let delivery… Read more »

Do Ex-Startup Founders Make The Best Venture Capitalists?

We crunched the data to see if there was a correlation between prior entrepreneurial experience — which we defined as having founded or co-founded a company — and VCs’ placement… Read more »

Wilmington to host tech, innovation conference Nov. 9-10

Cucalorus, the rebranded film festival in Wilmington, has been expanded to include a two-day technology and innovation conference. Cucalorus Connect is set for Nov. 9-10. The festival also will include… Read more »

23rd annual Cucalorus Festival is headed back to downtown Wilmington

For 22 years, the Cucalorus Festival has incubated some of the finest creative minds in the southeast. This year, you can expect to see the same setup of independent films,… Read more »

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