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Why Does Internal Innovation Often Fail? ‘Entrepreneur’ Is Not The Same As ‘Innovator’

Today I had a conversation with a client in which he spoke of the internal entrepreneurial groups in his well-established $3 billion company. He referred to these internal teams and… Read more »

How Distributed Ledgers Are Disrupting HR Technology

When it comes to enterprise IT discussions, human resources (HR) technology has not gotten the same hype enjoyed by other technologies like blockchain, big data and the Internet of Things…. Read more »

Amazon’s new healthcare company could give smaller healthtech players a boost

JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have joined forces with Amazon to form a new healthcare company for all U.S. employees. Right now details are so sparse there’s not even a name associated… Read more »

7 Common Misconceptions Young People Have About Entrepreneurship

Google recently conducted a survey to see what young people think about popular brands. It turns out that brands with an entrepreneurial story behind them are considered the coolest. Companies with cachet among… Read more »

Education technology is a global opportunity 

$8.15 billion. That’s the amount global investors staked in edtech companies in the first 10 months of 2017. Education used to be simple: there was a blackboard, a teacher and desks in… Read more »

Are the Most Innovative Companies Just the Ones With the Most Data?

Do you still use Yahoo? Do you still remember MySpace? Compaq? Kodak? The cases of startups with superior ideas dethroning well-established incumbents are legion. This is the beauty of “creative… Read more »

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Why Does Internal Innovation Often Fail? ‘Entrepreneur’ Is Not The Same As ‘Innovator’

Today I had a conversation with a client in which he spoke of the internal entrepreneurial groups in his well-established $3 billion company. He referred to these internal teams and… Read more »

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Site Selection Magazine Highlights Cape Fear Region

The article features comments from Sean Ahlum, director of tekMountain and director of business development for CastleBranch, New Hanover County Commissioner Rob Zapple, President of Live Oak Bancshares Neil Underwood… Read more »

Let’s celebrate: Full list of Wilmington-area fall festivals

Fall is festival season, and it’s getting to be where there’s one (or two) for just about everything in the Wilmington area, from celebrations of ethnic pride — like the… Read more »

Wilmington’s Elite Innovations gets products to market

Andrew Williams, founder and CEO of Wilmington-based Elite Innovations, one of the lynch-pins of the evolving startup ecosystem in the Wilmington area, has been inventing things since he was in… Read more »

Videos, Tweets, Photos & Slides From SalesJam 4.0

A full recap of our fourth half-day sales training event, held last Friday in downtown Durham Check out the media below to get a full picture of SalesJam 4.0, the half-day… Read more »

If You’re Serious About Faster Startup Growth Get Serious About Diversity On Your Team

Turning a startup into a successful high-growth business is a constant race against time. The entrepreneur is driving to achieve the milestones that make the company profitable as investors and… Read more »

What’s next in HR Tech?

HR technology is evolving at a rapid pace, as technology itself advances. HR and business leaders are turning to the latest technologies to make their people processes efficient and effective,… Read more »

How MedTech Is Revolutionising The Healthcare Industry

From Internet of things – IoT and smart homes to driverless cars and wireless charging, 2017 is supposed to be a big year for technology. But we still don’t see cars driving… Read more »

Nearly $12M Goes to MedTech, Sales Tech, Facial Recognition, An Energy Drink & VC Fund This Week

A science technology company based in Wilmington, North Carolina, has raised $3.4 million in a private equity offering, according to a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.   Source: Nearly… Read more »

Amazon’s Secretive Team 1492 May Be Exploring Health Tech

Amazon reportedly has a secretive project lab, which it has dubbed “1492,” with a focal point centered around medical technologies ranging from records-keeping to over-the-air doctors visits and diagnostics. That’s… Read more »

Food-truck park, work-space and apartments: an in-depth timeline of the ‘Cargo District’ – Port City Daily

The Coworx space has already attracted several clients, including SIS Digital. CEO Ty Downing said the company was moving from TekMountain because, “we wanted an exciting change of scenery to… Read more »

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