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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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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, 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 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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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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Business Growth, Culture, DIG NATION Member Posts, Emerging Tech, News, Press Release, The South

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, Charleston, Culture, DIG NATION Member Posts, Emerging Tech, News, Press Releases, Startups, The South

Gotcha Listed on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Gotcha announced today it has been ranked number 277 on Inc.magazine’s 38thannual list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the second consecutive year Gotcha has made the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. The list provides a unique look at the American…

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