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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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Asheville, Atlanta, Austin, Business Growth, Charleston, Emerging Tech, Nashville, News, Press Releases, Raleigh - Durham, Resources, Startups, The South, Venture Capital, Winston-Salem

Tech in the South: Creative Bootcamp Kinetic Launches (Winston-Salem) + Alex Gonzalez on South Pod, Ecobot (Asheville), Brava (Austin), Makeswift (ATL)

Is it time to turn your creative idea into a business? Winston-Salem-based Center for Creative Economy announced the launch of Kinetic, a bootcamp designed for creatives and artists who are ready to launch a business.  Creatives will learn how to: Validate your creative idea…

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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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Asheville, Atlanta, Business Growth, Charleston, DIG NATION Member Posts, Digital Marketing, Emerging Tech, Greenville, Nashville, News, Raleigh - Durham

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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Business Growth, Charleston, News, Press Release, Press Releases, Startups, The South

OjO Electric Announces Acquisition of Charleston-Based E-Mobility Company, Gotcha

Oxnard, California and Vancouver, British Columbia – November 19, 2019 – OjO Electric Corp. (the “Company” or “OjO”) (TSXV: OJO; OTC: AZNVF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding letter of intent (the “LOI”) with Gotcha Mobility, LLC (“Gotcha”) pursuant to…

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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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Atlanta, Business Growth, Charleston, Culture, DIG NATION Member Posts, Digital Marketing, Emerging Tech, Memphis, News, Raleigh - Durham, The South

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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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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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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