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

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, South Pod

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

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

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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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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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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