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

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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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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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.

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.

Why you should pay attention to these 8 emerging tech hubs

The Next Web

Raleigh, North Carolina. city for young families are all triggers for the flock of technology companies and university graduates to Raleigh. Over the past two decades, Raleigh has experienced the third-highest job growth and second-highest population increase in the country.

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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.

Never Mind the Valley: Here's Research Triangle

ReadWriteStart

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.".

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

YoungUpstarts

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The 5 Best States In America For New Business

YoungUpstarts

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?

Skills Necessary To Compete In Rapidly Evolving Markets

YoungUpstarts

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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!):

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.

15 Entrepreneurs Share their Favorite Quotes

Hearpreneur

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.

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.

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.

People Comparison Shop, Stupid

ConversionXL

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.

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!

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Steve Blank

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.