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Atlanta's Fanaticus XR Uses VR and Projection Mapping, Vapor IO in ATX, Sysdig in RAL, Shawn Jenkins in Charleston, CloudWyze in Wilmington, Gillespie on South Pod

Atlanta-based VR company Fanaticus XR is built upon fandom, not just technology.  Fanaticus XR’s first experience is the Flying...

MyWorkChoice Raises $3M, Vaynerchuk in Charlotte, Ceterus in CHS, Hytch in Nashville, OnPay in ATL

The future is flexible. At least as far as MyWorkChoice sees it. The North Carolina-based startup is working to redefine...

Comcast NBCU Launches Atlanta-Based SportsTech Accelerator, FlashParking, WhyHotel, Florida Funders, SouthPod featuring Comcast VP Horwitz

Comcast NBCU announced the launch of SportsTech, a three-month global accelerator for multi-stage sports technology startups that will be...

Raleigh-based MobileSmith Lands App Partnership with AT&T + AvidXchange (CLT), Sense Photonics (DUR), TOTO/GR PRO (ATL), Blackbaud (CHS)

MobileSmith, a developer of apps aiming to improve healthcare, is getting a chance to grow nationally through a partnership...

VentureSouth's Record-Breaking Year + TeleVet (Austin) + eNotaryLog (Tampa), Revibe Connect (RAL), OncoLens (ATL)

VentureSouth announced another year of record-setting investment activity. The South Carolina-based firm invested $12.7 million in 28 Southeastern early-stage...
Atlanta, Austin, Business Growth, Charleston, Culture, DIG NATION Member Posts, Emerging Tech, News, Press Release, Raleigh - Durham, Startups, Wilmington
Atlanta's Fanaticus XR Uses VR and Projection Mapping, Vapor IO in ATX, Sysdig in RAL, Shawn Jenkins in Charleston, CloudWyze in Wilmington, Gillespie on South Pod
Atlanta, Business Growth, Charleston, Charlotte, Culture, Nashville, News, Startups, The South, Venture Capital
MyWorkChoice Raises $3M, Vaynerchuk in Charlotte, Ceterus in CHS, Hytch in Nashville, OnPay in ATL
Asheville, Atlanta, Austin, Business Growth, Charlotte, Culture, DC, DIG NATION Member Posts, Digital Marketing, Emerging Tech, Greenville, News, South Pod, Startups, The South, Venture Capital
Comcast NBCU Launches Atlanta-Based SportsTech Accelerator, FlashParking, WhyHotel, Florida Funders, SouthPod featuring Comcast VP Horwitz
Atlanta, Business Growth, Charleston, Charlotte, Culture, DIG NATION Member Posts, Digital Marketing, Emerging Tech, News, Raleigh - Durham, South Pod, The South
Raleigh-based MobileSmith Lands App Partnership with AT&T + AvidXchange (CLT), Sense Photonics (DUR), TOTO/GR PRO (ATL), Blackbaud (CHS)
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VentureSouth's Record-Breaking Year + TeleVet (Austin) + eNotaryLog (Tampa), Revibe Connect (RAL), OncoLens (ATL)
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Atlanta’s Fanaticus XR Uses VR and Projection Mapping, Vapor IO in ATX, Sysdig in RAL, Shawn Jenkins in Charleston, CloudWyze in Wilmington, Gillespie on South PodFeatured

Atlanta-based VR company Fanaticus XR is built upon fandom, not just technology.  Fanaticus XR’s first experience is the Flying Broom VR Simulator, which co-founder Ernesto Escobar says can transport users “anywhere” at a high degree of immersion. “You can give…

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Comcast NBCU Launches Atlanta-Based SportsTech Accelerator, FlashParking, WhyHotel, Florida Funders, SouthPod featuring Comcast VP HorwitzFeatured

Comcast NBCU announced the launch of SportsTech, a three-month global accelerator for multi-stage sports technology startups that will be based in Atlanta.   The accelerator features what Comcast NBCU calls an “unprecedented partnership” between three of the broadcast giant’s sports brands…

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Raleigh-based MobileSmith Lands App Partnership with AT&T + AvidXchange (CLT), Sense Photonics (DUR), TOTO/GR PRO (ATL), Blackbaud (CHS)Featured

MobileSmith, a developer of apps aiming to improve healthcare, is getting a chance to grow nationally through a partnership with AT&T. The companies announced they would include MobileSmith’s health platform known as Peri as part of AT&T’s Edge-to-Edge Digital Hospital…

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S.C. Department of Commerce Office of Innovation to Launch Scribble Event SeriesFeatured

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Commerce’s Office of Innovation announced the launch of the Toolkit Talk series celebrating innovators across S.C. The interactive three-day series, which is part of the Scribble online resource, provides opportunities for idea…

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Levelset Lands $30M, Arjun Devarajan on SOUTH POD + Tech Jobs (ATL), Sense Photonics (Durham), Shipwell (ATX), Arcadia (DC)Featured

New Orleans Startup Levelset Lands $30M Series C Funding Round to Jumpstart Growth Levelset, a New Orleans-based SaaS platform that helps relieve cash flow issues for contractors by getting them paid more quickly, has announced a $30 million Series C…

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Terminus Acquires Sigstr, Civic Dinners on South Pod + Tribecan (Wilmington), Cloud Guru (ATX), Record Job (CLT), Octerra (NVL), Microsoft (Morrisville)Featured

Account-based marketing platform Terminus has acquired Sigstr, the email signature marketing platform that turns the billions of 1:1 employee emails sent every year into powerful brand engagements. The addition of Sigstr creates an end-to-end account-centric marketing platform with the most…

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Tech in the South: ATL’s Alex Gonzalez on South Pod + PrecisionHawk (RAL-DUR) + Good Growth (CHS), Passport (CLT), XSOLIS (NSV), Popspots (Austin)Featured

PrecisionHawk, a  Raleigh Trianlge-based drone technology company, has raised a $32 million investment from venture investors including Millennium Technology Value Partners, Third Point Ventures, Eastward Capital Partners, and others. The round brings PrecisionHawk’s financing  so far to more than $100…

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Call for Startups to Join DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch Open + Pensa (Austin), Motivo (ATL), Allstacks (RAL), CloudFactory (DUR)Featured

Hitting the fundraising trail in 2020? Your best opportunity may be at the South’s Capitol of Capital on April 24. The call for startups to join Wild Pitch at DIG SOUTH Tech Summit in Charleston is now open! Connect with more than 200…

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Tech in the South: Meetup w/ Former Head of Uber Biz Dev, Nashville Startup Predicts Personalities + Climate Service (AVL), CloudFactory (Durham), Popmenu (ATL), Base (GVL)Featured

Jonathan DiOrio is a big deal. And we’re hosting him this Thursday at Blue Ion in Charleston. It’s our last DIG NATION Executive Member event of 2019 – you should be there too. Learn to scale a company like mad, join a live taping…

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Tech in the South: Gotcha (CHS) Acquired by OjO (CA) + Champ Bailey, Spreedly (Durham), Givful (Nashville), Popmenu (ATL), BrewBike (Austin)Featured

Charleston firm Gotcha, who has staked its ground on partnering with colleges and cities to rent electric bikes and scooters, says it is being acquired by Oxnard, Calif.-based ride-sharing company  OjO Electric in a deal valued at $12 million, including stock….

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Tech in the South: eSports Giant Epic Games (Durham) Acquires Quixel to Increase 3D Realism + Benefitfocus (CHS), Spiffy (RAL-DUR), Transitiv (ATL), DEVCON (Memphis)Featured

North Carolina-based eSports behemoth Epic Games, best known for its wildly popular game Fortnite as well as the global game development platform Unreal Engine, has announced its acquisition of the Swedish startup Quixel.  The move is designed to improve the three-dimensional photorealism of…

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Business Growth, DC, News, Press Releases

Accelerate R2 Network ChallengeFeatured

(WASHINGTON, DC) Three U.S. Department of Commerce agencies have launched a first-of-its-kind interagency challenge focused on accelerating innovations for disaster response and resilience technology. The Economic Development Administration (EDA), in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the First Responder Network…

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Atlanta, Business Growth, Charleston, Charlotte, Culture, Nashville, News, Startups, The South, Venture Capital

MyWorkChoice Raises $3M, Vaynerchuk in Charlotte, Ceterus in CHS, Hytch in Nashville, OnPay in ATL

The future is flexible. At least as far as MyWorkChoice sees it. The North Carolina-based startup is working to redefine “flexible staffing” by offering a platform and app that essentially takes care of all the hassle with scheduling to create “seamless…

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Asheville, Atlanta, Austin, Business Growth, Charleston, News, Raleigh - Durham, South Pod, Tampa Bay, The South

VentureSouth’s Record-Breaking Year + TeleVet (Austin) + eNotaryLog (Tampa), Revibe Connect (RAL), OncoLens (ATL)

VentureSouth announced another year of record-setting investment activity. The South Carolina-based firm invested $12.7 million in 28 Southeastern early-stage companies in 2019, up from $7 million the previous year, representing an 82% increase in capital deployed.  The firm also broke…

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Tech in the South: PlayOn! Sports (ATL) Raises $25M + Ecobot (ASV), Clutch (DUR), Givful (NSV), REIN (Chapel Hill)

🏈 ATLANTA – Student athletes. PlayOn! Sports, an Atlanta-based company that streams live and on-demand high school sporting events across the U.S., has announced that it has raised $25 million in a Series B funding round led by venture investment firm BIP Capital, with…

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500 Startups Grad SYNAPSEMX Takes Flight + Aniluxx (RAL), NeuroTronik (DUR), Osano (ATX), Lasso (CHAS)

Who loves flight delays? Nobody, that’s who – including the airline! Aircraft maintenance costs major U.S. airlines billions every year. Every time there’s a maintenance delay (and a lot of grumpy passengers), the airline feels the impact immediately on its…

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