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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tech in the South: Teamworks, SparkCognition, Resy, Embold Health, Eleanor’s Place

DURHAM, NC – Teamworks, which develops software for athletic institutions, is partnering with an Birmingham-based firm to deliver more software as a service (Saas) solutions to athletes around the world. The Durham-based startup announced that it is investing in INFLCR, a…

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Tech in the South: Diligent Robotics, Confirmation.com, TopCourt, Natalist, SaaSOptics

AUSTIN – Robotics innovation. For two-plus years, Diligent Robotics co-founders Andrea Thomaz and Vivian Chu have been developing, testing and iterating on what may look like a simple idea — bringing robotic assistants to hospitals to help nurses with routine chores….

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From the Ivory Tower to a Scrappy Startup: Natalist Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Liz Kane on Bringing a New Fertility Brand to Market

Q: Tell us a bit about Natalist.  A: Natalist is a woman-founded startup seeking to change the path to parenthood. We make products and resources inspired by beauty and backed by science. Our flagship product is the Get Pregnant Bundle,…

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Charles Towne Holdings Announces Strategic Investment in the Firm and High-Profile Additions to the Team

Charles Towne Holdings (“CTH”), an investment banking, capital markets and advisory services firm focused on the middle market, has closed on a strategic investment from several prominent industry executives including, Harvey Schiller, the former Chairman of the Yankees/Nets, CEO of the…

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