When Brian Platz co-founded HR tech firm SilkRoad Technology in Winston-Salem 13 years ago, it was hard to find technical talent and even harder to keep it.

Fast forward to 2017, and his summer intern from Ithaca College in New York is passing up big city offers to work at Platz’s latest Winston-Salem software company, called Fluree.

The difference between 2017 and 2004 is the community that’s building around entrepreneurship in the Triad area, Platz told a crowd of entrepreneurs and investors gathered for the New Ventures Accelerator Demo Day last Friday.

 

Source: ExitEvent; 7 Startups to Watch in the Triad

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