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Atlanta, Austin, Business Growth, DC, Digital Marketing, Emerging Tech, Nashville, News, Raleigh - Durham, The South

Tech in the South: ATL Bootstrapped Startup LeaseQuery Raises $40M Series A + Broadcom MASTERS (DC), Beachy (Nashville), SXSW Pitch (Austin), Klearly (Durham)

Lease accounting startup LeaseQuery has raised a $40 million Series A funding round through Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division. The Atlanta company is pursuing outside capital for the first time after remaining bootstrapped since it was founded in 2011.  “We…

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Asheville, News, Startups, Venture Capital

Tech in the South: Calling All Asheville Entrepreneurs – Applications Now Open for Venture 15 + Tickets for VA Honors on Sale

Good on Asheville for celebrating their entrepreneurs! The Venture 15 awards the 15 fastest-growing Asheville-area startups as determined by compounded annual growth rates. This event recognizes the area’s outstanding entrepreneurs, and serves as an elite setting where they can share…

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Atlanta, Business Growth, Charleston, Charlotte, DC, Emerging Tech, Raleigh - Durham, Startups

Tech in the South: Rise of the Rest (DC) Closes $150M Fund + Ribbon (Charlotte), Backed by ATL, Silbo (Raleigh), Digital Echo (CHS)Featured

Revolution announced Monday that its Rise of the Rest Seed Fund has raised another $150 million in financing to back startups in emerging U.S. markets. Rise of the Rest counts some of the country’s most well-known executives and entrepreneurs among…

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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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Austin, Business Growth, Charleston, Charlotte, Emerging Tech, News, Raleigh - Durham, Startups, The South

Tech in the South: Revel Launches 1000 Mopeds in Austin + Engage Talent Acquired (CHS), Talented (Durham), PureSurgery (Charlotte), Viibrant (Carrboro)

👥 AUSTIN – Mobilizing. Who doesn’t love the quiet buzz of an electric motor as you wind your way down a hip city street? Mopeds have been part of Austin traffic for years, but a new fleet of shared electric mopeds is about to hit city…

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Austin, Business Growth, Charleston, Charlotte, Emerging Tech, Nashville, Press Release, Startups

Tech in the South: Wilmington Unicorn nCino Goes Big in Japan + Tesla (ATL), PetScreening (CLT), Zello (Austin), Celero (Nashville)

nCino is going big in Japan, taking its cloud computing-based financial system into new territory by forming a subsidiary with Tokyo-based Japan Cloud. The deal to begin operations in Japan is the latest in a series of growth announcements from…

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Atlanta, Austin, Business Growth, Charleston, Dallas, Emerging Tech, Raleigh - Durham, Startups, The South

Tech in the South: Charleston-based Benefitfocus Announces InnovationPlace + Literati (Austin), SignalPath (Raleigh), 410 Medical (Durham), Boaz Bikes (ATL/Dallas)

Benefitfocus, Inc., a leading cloud-based consumer benefits platform and services provider, announced applications are open for the company’s next supplier cohort within InnovationPlace. InnovationPlace, the company’s program for potential partner startups, is designed to accelerate the availability of products or…

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Atlanta, Business Growth, Charleston, Charlotte, Emerging Tech, Raleigh - Durham, Startups, The South

Tech in the South: Raleigh Unicorn Pendo Raises $100M + Ekos (Charlotte), Verady (ATL), Blackbaud (CHS) & Leyline (Durham)

Cloud tech startup Pendo is officially a “unicorn,” hitting the rarified $1 billion valuation mark after securing $100 million in its most recent round of funding. It’s not entirely unexpected that Pendo is a unicorn, a term that dates to 2007…

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Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville, Press Releases

TennesSeed Fund, a New Evergreen Seed-stage Venture Capital Fund, Seeks to Invest in Tennessee Startups

The TennesSeed Fund, an evergreen, seed-stage, proof-of-concept venture capital fund has launched to invest in companies throughout Tennessee. The Fund is managed by TennesSeed Partners, which is a collaboration of Three Roots Capital, Meritus Capital, and Innova Memphis, Inc. To date, the…

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