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For the past decade, growth rates have defined success for most technology companies. Moore’s Law enabled unprecedented computing power, setting off a sprint in winner-take-all marketplaces with increasing returns to… Read more »

AI Powers ‘Self-Healing’ Technology

Companies are tapping artificial intelligence to automate the care of their operations and information-technology infrastructure, finding that AI can identify and fix problems more quickly than humans. Source: AI Powers… Read more »

Innovation: 5 do’s and don’ts to get people outside the comfort zone

One of the trickiest parts of leading a large team is motivating them to innovate. As the one in the organization most often looked to for innovation, you must push… Read more »

How To Foster Immediate Lasting Success For Female Entrepreneurs And Startups

While the number of female entrepreneurs is growing globally, women continue to face challenges on their startup journey. Source: How To Foster Immediate Lasting Success For Female Entrepreneurs And Startups

Video and Messaging Enable Remote Work. But is it right for your company?

Four-day work week. Open-plan offices. Work-life balance. Remote work. There are endless ways to set up your team and company for success. And there’s evidence for and against all of… Read more »

Five Traditional Industries On The Verge Of An Innovation Boom

What do you think about when you hear the terms “disruption” and “technological innovation?” What industries and sectors come to mind? Source: Five Traditional Industries On The Verge Of An… Read more »

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Building a Startup That Will Last

For the past decade, growth rates have defined success for most technology companies. Moore’s Law enabled unprecedented computing power, setting off a sprint in winner-take-all marketplaces with increasing returns to… Read more »

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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 »

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 »

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 … – UNCW News

UNCW NewsInnovation in the Digital Economy Brings the Future to Popular …UNCW NewsCucalorus Festival, one of the Port City's most celebrated film events, returns to downtown Wilmington Nov. 8-12 and… 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 »

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 NewsInnovation in the Digital Economy Brings the Future to Popular Wilmington Film Festival. Friday,… 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 »

Cucalorus Connect highlights tech, business innovations – News – StarNewsOnline.com

Cucalorus Connect highlights tech, business innovations – News  StarNewsOnline.comWILMINGTON — Cucalorus isn’t only about film anymore. In 2015, the Cucalorus Festival, which takes over downtown Wilmington with movie screenings and …… Read more »

Merger Brings Benefits, Sound Bank Official Says – Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Merger Brings Benefits, Sound Bank Official Says  Greater Wilmington Business JournalWith the completion of an acquisition by Raleigh-based West Town Bancorp Inc. of Morehead City-based Sound Bank this summer, there will… Read more »

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