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Special report: A beginning entrepreneur’s guide to Triangle startup community

Last summer, ExitEvent published an interactive 101-style guide to the Triangle startup community before the publication merged with WRAL TechWire. The guide was meant to be a gateway into the… Read more »

Six Things Wilmington Professionals Should Know

The Swain Center for Executive Education shares their top six trending themes to help you and your organizations grow.   Source: Greater Wilmington Business Journal 

Top Technologies Impacting The Real Estate Market Today

With as much as 56% of buyers 36 years old and younger finding their homes on the internet, according to the National Association of Realtors, being an agent or investor on… Read more »

Voice Tech Will Kill The Keyboard – The 3 Ways Your Business Can Survive

Voice technology may be relatively new, but as the global popularity of Siri, Cortana, Google Assistant and Alexa shows, consumers are more than ready to move on from their keyboards.   Source:… Read more »

US Treasury Dept. Fintech Innovation Report Touches on Crypto, Blockchain

A major new report from the U.S. Treasury Department published July 31 has called for a more agile and conducive regulatory approach to innovations in the fintech sector.   Source:… Read more »

5 Retailers Using Tech to Create Futuristic Stores

Self-checkout is already available at many retailers but is just the beginning of automation coming to big-box stores. Source: 5 Retailers Using Tech to Create Futuristic Stores

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NHRMC's Innovation Center fosters new ideas to improve health and wellness – WECT-TV6

NHRMC's Innovation Center fosters new ideas to improve health and wellnessWECT-TV6The Innovation Center is working in partnership with tekMountain, a technologically driven community of entrepreneurs and researchers in Wilmington. For… Read more »

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Starting a Medtech Company? Try Skipping Venture Capital, VCs Say

“Don’t take venture money if you can avoid it,” said Frashier, who now is a managing partner at San Antonio venture firm Targeted Technology. “If you can get there in a… Read more »

10 Mistakes I’ve Made in Business Incubation

One of the most important things I encourage entrepreneurs to do is to learn from their mistakes. After “doing” business incubation now for 7 years in 3 states and working with… Read more »

Why I love the Detroit startup scene

When choosing to move to Detroit, a city that has been in a recent state of rebuild, many do so to roll up their sleeves, get to work, and make… Read more »

Seeding the future: how university incubators are helping postgrads’ ideas bear fruit

Bumping into a former Nasa engineer at a university networking event gave business postgraduate Matt Ritchie an entrepreneurial steer. He intended to return to accountancy after an MBA (master’s in… Read more »

50 Statistics on the Latest Marketing Trends and Strategies for 2017

As marketers, we all want to know the numbers. What is working, which strategies are driving conversions, and where can I get the most bang for my buck? Below is… Read more »

The Top 5 Reasons EdTech Startups Fail And How To Avoid Them

Many people who went to public school believe they know how the system works. Unfortunately, unless you’ve worked within the public education system, there is no possible way you can… Read more »

5 Ways Marketing Automation Helps Startups Succeed

Let’s face it: It can be overwhelming to keep up with new digital-marketing strategies, social media, drip campaigns and all the other emerging opportunities in the world of marketing technology. There’s so… Read more »

Cambia Grove founder joins AWS as liaison to healthcare industry

As more entrepreneurs and startups join the healthcare industry and larger companies begin to digitize on a large scale, cloud computing services that tailor to the specific needs of healthcare… Read more »

Bootstrapping Your Startup Starts With Modern Marketing

Funding a business by yourself can feel like an insurmountable challenge. Businesses are expensive, requires knowledge and efficiency and leaves little room for errors. But time and time again entrepreneurs… Read more »

Doctors investing in health tech start-ups

At least two groups, FundRx in New York and angelMD in Seattle, are connecting physicians with cash to spare with medical startups in need of funding. AngelMD’s pitch to companies:… Read more »

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