We Caught Up With A Raleigh-Based Mobile Startup @SXSWECO

Austin Startup

I wanted to share a recent SXSWECO briefing I had with JouleBug, a Raleigh-based mobile app maker focused on energy management and conservation. Now I could have said the “sustainability” sector, but your eyes would have glazed over. Technically, though, they’re a data and gaming platform, which is why I wanted to share some of [.]. Cleantech Consumer Digital Gaming Mobile facebook foursquare JouleBug OpenTable twitter

Austin Ranks First as the Hottest Real Estate Market in the Country


Others in the top ten included Raleigh-Durham […]. Austin ranks number one as the hottest real estate market in the country, according to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2020 report. PwC US and the Urban Land Institute released the report this week which also included another Texas city: Dallas/Fort Worth, which claimed the sixth spot. The post Austin Ranks First as the Hottest Real Estate Market in the Country appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin


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Small Business – 4 Reasons You’re Too Small to Fail

Mike Michalowicz

?. Mural by Luke Buchanan, Raleigh, North Carolina. It’s a bit bumpy lately, right? . While we’re all on this roller coaster, I want to remind you just how important your small business is. And, that you have some advantages that big business doesn’t have access to. How many small businesses are there? First, let’s stand up and applaud the fact that small businesses represent 90% of all businesses around the world, and 99% of all businesses in the United States.

Bio Roundup: Trump, Gottlieb, Gene Therapy Prices, IPO Hopes & More

Austin Startup

Welcome to the new year. What will it bring? Hopefully a lot less hatred, greed, stupidity, and angst than 2017. But we’re not holding our breath. We emerged from the winter break pondering several of the year’s burning biopharma questions, including the volatility of the U.S. president and what it means for the biopharmaceutical business, a frequent target of his scattershot rants.

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Q2 2020 Quarterly Update

Version One Ventures

They’re working with the state of North Carolina and Raleigh-based Wake Forest Baptist Health to distribute 1,000 of its at-home antibody test kits to a random sampling of citizens to track the virus and immunity over time. Happy Canada Day & Happy (early) Fourth of July!

Progress of Bitcoin in North Carolina

The Startup Magazine

For example, BitPay, one of the largest cryptocurrency payment processors in the world, is headquartered in Raleigh. In recent years, North Carolina has become increasingly friendly toward Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.

5 Cities for Ambitious Women in Business in 2020 and Beyond

Austin Startup

Raleigh, North Carolina Following closely in second is North Carolina’s Raleigh, thanks to a solid all-round performance. Raleigh’s economic growth (56% in the 2010s) has been noticed by the wider population.

Here we go!!! The 5th annual 48in48 event kicks off tonight :)

Jeff Hilimire

Additionally, this weekend for the first time we’ll be running three events simultaneously – Atlanta, Raleigh, and New York #fistbump. Adam and I celebrating the completion of our first 48in48 London event with a few pints :). I can hardly believe it, but tonight is the 5th year of 48in48 ! Early in 2015, Adam and I hatched a plan to put on a hackathon at Ponce City Market to try to build 48 nonprofit websites in 48 hours with 100 or so of our local Atlanta marketing friends.

The National Day of Civic Hacking

Feld Thoughts

Rally’s product development team is devoting their talent and energy to participate and host the Boulder, Denver, Seattle, and Raleigh event ( join up at these locations.) The open data movement is great for business, but is also great for us as citizens. To accelerate that program, President Obama and US CTO Todd Park have created a national event to leverage technology and open data to strengthen our democracy in the United States.

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The Storm-Chasing Geologist Whos Fixing SalesTec


After that point, I quit my job in early 2016 to take the venture full-time, and have grown the company since to have 2 offices, in Raleigh and NYC. We also have plenty of job openings for almost every position at our office in NYC and Raleigh! Matt Sniff graduated college as a professional geologist and storm chaser with a talent for building popular, top-10 weather apps.

The 5 Best Cities to Start a Business

Business Plan Blog

2 – Raleigh, North Carolina. As an aspiring entrepreneur, you will want to launch your startup in a fertile environment with ample funding and quality of life (for good employees and good prospects likely seek out this characteristic in determining where they will put down their roots). To gauge the health of small-business lending in each city, NerdWallet analyzed business loans made by community banks in 2012.

“I’ll see in 2022 if I can turn The SF Minute into an actual business that’s somewhat sustainable”

Hunter Walker

There’s another company called 6 AM City that started publishing newsletters for second and third-tier cities in the southeast (think Raleigh, Asheville, and Nashville), and after raising $5 million recently, they’ve been expanding fast across the country.

Never Mind the Valley: Here's Research Triangle


But the concentration of tech research and development extends beyond the bounds of just the research park itself, and the surrounding Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary, North Carolina metro areas are commonly labeled together as the Research Triangle, or "The Triangle.". Research Triangle Park is one of the oldest and largest research parks in the United States.

Sphero Available At Brookstone

Feld Thoughts

Raleigh, NC - 4325 Glenwood Ave. Sphero is now available in some Brookstone stores around the US. There’s a handy map on the Sphero site and I’ll include a list at the bottom of this post. Occasionally one of you, dear blog reader, will ask if you can do anything for me. I usually say something like “just do awesome things” but this time I have a request. If you live near one of the Brookstone stores with a Sphero , go check it out. Play with it.

Duke’s Shoeboxed Gets $1.4M in Funding

Campus Entrepreneurship

The next Internet Summit is in November in Raleigh, NC. Duke University born Shoeboxed (an online service for managing receipts) was profiled in the WSJ as a must have for entrepreneurs recently. The company, created by Taylor Mingos while an undergrad at Duke, has also raised $1.4 million in financing. From Tech Journal South : Durham, NC-based Shoeboxed Inc. has raised $1.43 million from a mixed securities offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Weekend Reading on Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

Timothy Sprinkle interviewed me early in his process and then set off on an almost one year trip across the US where he spent real time in Detroit, New York, Las Vegas, Austin, Kansas City, Raleigh-Durham, and Boulder. Amy and I had a very quiet weekend hanging out with each other, Brooks the Wonder Dog, and Super Cooper the Pooper. We like Memorial Day weekend – it always feels like the beginning of summer to us. I read three books over the weekend.

The 5 Best States In America For New Business


With its moderate climate and the renowned Research Triangle of Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham, it is not surprising that North Carolina is one of the fastest growing states in the country. by Lewis Robinson. Looking to start a business? Prospective business owners must make a myriad of choices before even opening up shop. One of the most important is where to locate the business.

Statisticians make the world go round

The Startup Magazine

North Carolina, Raleigh. On reading this title, you might be asking yourself, ‘what even is a statistician, and how does their work affect my life?’

See. Click. Fund.

Bryce Dot VC

Yesterday, the City Council in Raleigh North Carolina voted down a proposal to begin testing a new service designed by one of our portfolio companies, SeeClickFix. The vote in Raleigh was a close one, getting struck down by a final of 4-4. The idea behind the service won’t sound novel to most readers here, but to non-net natives it may be one that needs to be approached with caution.

Making a Difference Through Your Career

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Other up-and-coming (and more affordable) cities for tech careers include Raleigh, North Carolina, and Austin, Texas. Most people want to choose a career for more than monetary rewards.

Financing Acquisitions: Keys to Structuring the Deal And Obtaining The Funding


Marks is the Founder and Managing Partner of High Rock Partners , a boutique Strategic and M&A advisory firm in Raleigh, NC, and the lead author of” Middle Market M & A: Handbook for Investment Banking and Business Consulting “ Advice For The Young At Heart acquisition business finance dealmaking fundraising Kenneth Marks mergers & acquisitions raising fundsby Kenneth H.

Skills Necessary To Compete In Rapidly Evolving Markets


Jeffrey Phillips and Alex Verjovsky are the authors of the new book “ OutManeuver: OutThink-Don’t OutSpend “ Phillips leads OVO Innovation , an innovation consulting company in Raleigh, NC. by Jeffrey Phillips and Alex Verjovsky , authors of the new book “ OutManeuver: OutThink-Don’t OutSpend “ You’ve heard the saying “fighting the last war”.

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Business Modeling is Process, not an Event

The Entrepreneurial Mind

When we expanded our health-care business from Raleigh into Charlotte, N.C., Developing a sound business model is key to the successful launch of a business. But you should never assume the business modeling is finished once the business begins to grow. Keeping a business model current is critical for long-term success. A business model helps to ensure that all of the "moving parts" of the company are working together.

Austin’s secret sauce… it’s the WHY

Austin Startup

After an exhaustive search, they narrowed it down to three finalist cities: Austin, Boston and Raleigh. Rendering of the amphitheater at the new Waterloo Park opening soon in downtown Austin, at the convergence of our technology, medical school and arts districts.

Today marks the 4th Atlanta 48in48 event! WHAT?!

Jeff Hilimire

2018 (first half): Raleigh, Bloomington (Illinois), and Boston. This is an incredible day. I can barely wrap my head around it, actually. Almost five years ago, Adam and I hatched a plan to put on a hackathon at Ponce City Market with the goal of building 48 nonprofit websites over a 48 hour period. We’d invite some friends to come and we’d beg and plead some companies to donate (food, drinks, and cash) to help us put on the event.

The origin story of 48in48

Jeff Hilimire

In 2018, we held six events: Atlanta, New York, Boston, Bloomington (IL), Raleigh/Durham, and London. I don’t believe I’ve ever shared the origin story of 48in48 , at least not in writing. For those that have supported us over the years, I thought you might want to hear how this whole thing started! Over the years of having digital agencies (I started my first digital agency in college with Raj in 1999!), I would always introduce opportunities for our team to give back.

Students and Professors Try Open Innovation | Nature Publishing Group

Campus Entrepreneurship

Grace Kepler, part-time associate research professor at the Center for Research in Scientific Computation at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, sees the challenges as well suited to scientists who, like her, are not employed full-time and have family responsibilities — as well as those who need more money or are unencumbered by intellectual-property issues.


Austin Startup

23: Raleigh, NC Sept. MANAGING DIRECTOR OF TECHSTARS AUSTIN AMOS SCHWARTZFARB REVEALS DETAILS ON SEPT. 4 LAUNCH EVENT FOR NEW BOOK ‘SELL MORE FASTER’ (AUSTIN, TEXAS ? —?Aug. 30, 2019; source: Juice Consulting) ? —? Austin-based author, tech investor and Managing Director of Techstars Austin Amos Schwartzfarb reveals details for the launch event for his new book “Sell More Faster: The Ultimate Sales Playbook for Start-Ups,” published by Wiley. The book comes out next Wednesday, Sept.

15 Entrepreneurs Share their Favorite Quotes


There is an opportunity to build the best real estate company in Raleigh, NC and this quote keeps me going, even when there is no light at the end of the tunnel. Thanks to Ryan Fitzgerald, Raleigh Realty. #7 André Gide wrote that,”Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.” Quotes are an important part of motivation, though many of them are repeats of another turn of phrase.

The Traveling Tribe: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Up and Running

Over the next two weeks I will be in San Jose, Miami (not complaining), Raleigh, Chicago and possibly somewhere in Georgia. Tweet I think my friends are a little envious of my schedule. They shouldn’t be. There are many days when I would love to trade, but from a distance traveling can look fun. When I was in business school, the thought of flying across the country for business meetings seemed exciting.

Sneak preview, KISSmetrics (and more)

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Saturday, April 17, 2010 Sneak preview, KISSmetrics (and more) Hear the CEO of KISSmetrics give a sneak preview of what hell be presenting at the Startup Lessons Learned conference on April 23 (were less than a week away!): Conference updates continue to pour in: Want to see more preview videos? Take a look at our new sneak-preview site , sponsored by KISSmetrics. Weve updated our list of simulcast locations (see below).

A Google Docs interview with Richard Simms, co-founder of Tech Talent South

Jeff Hilimire

Right now, we run programs here in Atlanta (where we started the company) as well as in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Asheville, NC. Right now, we’re running sessions in Raleigh and Asheville, in addition to Charlotte and Atlanta. This is my first “Google Docs” interview, which means I conducted it entirely over Google Docs.

24 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


The company has also grown from one Atlanta-based office to four offices in Dallas, Houston, Raleigh, and Detroit. Each business has a story. No matter if the business is a Goliath like Wal-Mart, or a local business owned by a couple or family, the business has roots in an idea. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project. Each story is different though the reasons may be the same.

Burnout « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

12 Questions: Meet zaxgarner (USA)

crowdSPRING Blog

in a suburb of Raleigh, so the time for side work is usually limited. In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community. Be professional, treat others with respect, help us build something very special, and we’ll take notice.

People Comparison Shop, Stupid


Matt Winslow, co-founder of Dodo competitor Beacon Cases in Raleigh, N.C., If you think people might buy your products or services without checking out the competition first, think again. Research says that on average consumers visit three websites before making a purchase. Another insight by the same study was that the more sites a consumer visits, the more money they are likely to spend. In other words, the more expensive the product, the more time people take to comparison shop.

Introducing Atlanta Stacks!

Jeff Hilimire

My name is Raleigh Gresham. A good buddy of mine started a new kind of curated newsletter, Atlanta Stacks , and I wanted to a) figure out why he created it and b) spread the word, because I think it’s terrific. So I thought, sure, let’s do that at the same time! Who are you and what do you do?

Transcript of How National Companies Can Infiltrate Local Markets

Duct Tape Marketing

The team is all based out of Raleigh Durham, North Carolina where I am. Transcript of How National Companies Can Infiltrate Local Markets written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. John Jantsch: For national companies trying to infiltrate the local market the community organizations may be the best and last frontier. On this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast, I speak with Megan Hannay.