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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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Health IT startups to watch in 2017: A running list

From companies created to work in best in today’s new value-based healthcare system to precision medicine, data analytics and interoperability, you can count on a healthcare IT landscape that is… Read more »

Tidewater Equity Partners opens Wilmington HQ – Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Tidewater, whose office is at tekMountain, will use its network and expertise to foster innovation in southeastern North Carolina, according to a news release, which stated that the firm hopes… Read more »

What the current US venture industry looks like in 24 charts

The US venture market was a bit unsettled heading into 2017. Dealmaking last year was a bit frosty compared to 2014 and 2015, when capital seemed easy to come by…. Read more »

Healthy fundraising geared toward US mid-market sets stage for competition

Pegged as a potentially more fruitful arena for attractive valuations, the US middle market hasn’t been overwhelmed with much new PE fundraising over the past several years.   Source: PitchBook

2017 CEA Winner in Film: Cucalorus Connect – Greater Wilmington Business Journal

The idea behind it came from a few business-minded individuals in the community, said Sean Ahlum, director of tekMountain and founding member of Cucalorus Connect. “What we really were thinking… Read more »

Johns Hopkins seeding startups to keep health tech companies in Baltimore

Tired of seeing most of the $1 billion-plus it raised for startup funding leave the state, Johns Hopkins University has opened a new state-of-the-art technology incubation hub, part of a… Read more »

Ten ways HR tech leaders can make the most of artificial intelligence

Adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the increase, but its critics are still fearful that the technology could replace human workers and even do much of the work of HR. Ji-A… Read more »

How Nurses Should Be Using Social Media

Should nurses use social media differently than others? With breaches of patient confidentiality or privacy being a concern, the answer may be yes. However, this doesn’t mean they should be… Read more »

Years after crashing on Travis Kalanick’s couch, this founder has raised $18M for his startup, Mashape

Ever since Augusto crashed on Uber’s CEO’s couch, his own startup has seen nothing but success. Learn about this founder’s once in a lifetime opportunity and how it propelled the… Read more »

Has HR Technology Been Changing? Do You Think?

In the last five years alone, HR technology has moved from one era to another. The cloud, social applications in the enterprise, analytics and mobile are changing its course for… Read more »

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