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Talent will determine the world’s next tech investment hubs

For years, Silicon Valley wasn’t the main place many venture capitalists looked for deals — it was the only place. But the Bay Area is beginning to lose its once… Read more »

Rock Health: Digital health adoption on the rise, but wearables, telemedicine lag behind

Eighty-seven percent of Americans used at least one digital health tool in 2017, up from 80 percent in 2015, according to a new survey out from Rock Health. For the… Read more »

7 Women Leaders At Corporate Venture Capital Funds You Should Know

Your startup may be intent on disrupting their industry, however, in the venture maze of funding options, it would benefit your business to pay much more attention to corporate venture… Read more »

Apple Buys Maker of Augmented Reality Lenses

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has acquired a Denver, Colorado-based manufacturer of augmented reality lenses for an undisclosed sum. Apple’s acquisition of the startup offers the clearest indication yet that the Cupertino,… Read more »

Okay Google: Voice Search Technology And The Rise Of Voice Commerce

Whether you say “Okay Google” or “Alexa” (depending on which smart speaker you have) – voice search technology is changing our world. Source: “Okay Google: Voice Search Technology And The… Read more »

Do You Have Too Much Tech or Not Enough? 5 Ways to Find Out

Your office technology fuels your business — but what’s too much tech, and what’s too little? Source: Do You Have Too Much Tech or Not Enough? 5 Ways to Find… Read more »

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On the event horizon for October: 80+ events across NC – WRAL Tech Wire

WRAL Tech WireOn the event horizon for October: 80+ events across NCWRAL Tech WirePlenty of technology and life science events and deadlines are on tap for October, and we suggest… Read more »

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What it’s Like to be a Startup Outside a Major Tech Hub

While companies can be based anywhere, there’s no denying that a lot of major customers will be based in cities like London. It’s therefore important to find ways to adapt… Read more »

Technology Can Be A Tool, A Teacher, A Trickster

In the early days, the user had to train herself to the system, exaggerating phonemes, speaking in slow staccato bursts. These days, it’s the system that trains itself to the… Read more »

Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data – InformationWeek

Matt is a member of the UNCW Marketing Advisory Board, the UNCW Data Science Advisory Board and a mentor at TekMountain, a co-working space and technology incubator. He received his… Read more »

5 Ways Technology Is Making Healthcare More Accessible

In the last two decades, technology has fundamentally altered the way that people communicate, do business, and consume media, but it also impacts us in a much more intimate way,… Read more »

4 Leadership Lessons You Won’t Learn in Business School

Nailing down your MBA could help give you the business savvy you need to launch your startup or rise in the ranks of your current company. But not having that… Read more »

Tech start-ups need clear marketing strategy

It needs to be one of the first “issues” that new or fledgling tech businesses address. Marketing strategies either spell success or result in abject failure. It’s a strategy that… Read more »

Coworx, SISDigital Moving Into New Shipping Container Village Downtown – Greater Wilmington Business Journal

SISDigital, a digital advertising agency in Wilmington, is moving from tekMountain on Sir Tyler Drive to a large private suite at the rear of the Queen Street building that includes… Read more »

The 15 Best U.S. Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live and Launch

Entrepreneurship is not the solo endeavor it’s often billed to be. The most visionary founders still need helping hands to bring their dreams to life. They still need communities to support them,… Read more »

Why Millennials Prefer Startup Jobs To Traditional Offices

You’ve heard it before. The startup culture, startup working style. Startup this, startup that. Why do millennials gravitate towards an office or company that operates in this kind of style? Well… Read more »

Inside the Q2 2017 global venture capital ecosystem

One thing is clear: The market for startup equity is on firmer footing now than it was three months ago. With two successive quarters of growth, both in the number of… Read more »

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