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HR Technology For 2018: Ten Disruptions Ahead

For many years the focus on HR technology was to automate and integrate HR practices. This meant online payroll, record-keeping, learning management, resume capture, interview and hiring, assessment, performance appraisals,… Read more »

The #1 Problem in EdTech? It’s Not What You Think!

Like other fields that are driven by technology, innovation and research — such as cyber security, biotech and unified communications — EdTech is constantly changing; sometimes for the better, sometimes… Read more »

Medtech Employers Need to Keep Pace with Job Market

The medical device and diagnostics industry is a smart place to build a career. Professionals working in the field say they enjoy the work for the chance to pioneer new… Read more »

4 Top Growth Picks to Avoid Tax Tangle in MedTech

According a report by Business Insider, the Republican tax plan repeals an itemized deduction that applies to healthcare expenses. If the new bill gets implemented, families with high healthcare expenditure will be… Read more »

As Entrepreneurship Thrives, Women Are Starting More Innovative Businesses Than Men

Americans are feeling pretty good about starting companies. More than 25 million Americans were starting or running new businesses in the United States in the past two years, and more… Read more »

The Top Reasons Startups Fail

Down through the years, some startups really struck gold. When Accel Partners invested $14.8 million in a website called “thefacebook.com” back in 2005, they made a return of $5.6 billion… Read more »

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HR Technology For 2018: Ten Disruptions Ahead

For many years the focus on HR technology was to automate and integrate HR practices. This meant online payroll, record-keeping, learning management, resume capture, interview and hiring, assessment, performance appraisals,… Read more »

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Waves of entrepreneurship driving growth in Wilmington

To me, the third wave was the investments by UNCW (creating the CIE) and Brett Martin at Castle Branch (creating TekMountain) brought the organized first layer of physical infrastructure that’s… Read more »

Waves of entrepreneurship driving growth in Wilmington – WRAL Tech Wire

WRAL Tech WireWaves of entrepreneurship driving growth in WilmingtonWRAL Tech WireTo me, the third wave was the investments by UNCW (creating the CIE) and Brett Martin at Castle Branch (creating… Read more »

Google takes aim at medtech for Launchpad Studio’s first batch of AI-focused startups

Google has been going all-in on artificial intelligence and machine learning for some time now, and part of that is, of course, nurturing the growing ecosystem around it, from developer… Read more »

Cucalorus Connect highlights tech, business innovations

Developed through a partnership between tekMountain, UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Cucalorus, Looney said that Connect has “emerged as one of the region’s most important annual economic development… 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 NewsDeveloped through a partnership between the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and tekMountain,… Read more »

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 »

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 … – PR Newswire (press release)

PR Newswire (press release)Wilmington's Cucalorus Connect Conference announces 10×10 startups and special guests including Senator Lee …PR Newswire (press release)The conference has been developed through a partnership between tekMountain, UNCW's… Read more »

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