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ATL’s Motivo raises $14M, Raleigh’s RioT Accelerator taking applications, Margik lands funding to hunt unicornsFeatured

RALEIGH, NC – Startup Pitch News From Raleigh’s R!oT. Last week in Virginia, R!oT hosted a pitch night to showcase startups out of their first Stafford, VA-based loT accelerator program. Stafford Economic Development Authority awarded $5000 to five startup pitchers (ICYMI, check out the…

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NCSU Researchers Develop Membrane Tech To Scrub Emissions, AvidXchange Brings Public Wi-Fi Service to Charlotte + Top Tik Tok Ad Agency Coming to the SummitFeatured

Thomas Ma is the co-founder of Sapphire Studios, one of the premier TikTok marketing creative agencies. Sapphire has worked with over 150 brands ranging from adidas, Coinbase, Fabletics, and many more to help them scale on TikTok. Thomas is a…

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WorkHound Secures $12 Million Series A from Level Equity, Louisville Tech Founder Selected for EY Entrepreneurs Access Network + Roadie named AJC Top Workplace for 3rd Year in a RowFeatured

WORKHOUND SECURES $12 MILLION SERIES A FUNDRAISE FROM LEVEL EQUITY CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE— WorkHound, a leader in the employee feedback management space and DIG NATION member, announced today that it has successfully completed a $12 million Series A fundraising round. The…

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Freeform 3D Printing Startup Partners with NASA, Icon Tech Plans to Print 100-Home Community + 6AM City Rounds Up the 7 Best Fall Festivals in LowcountryFeatured

Freeform 3D Printing Startup Partners with NASA CHATTANOOGA – Space Printing. Branch Technology is building for the moon. Alongside material scientists at Stanford University and global architecture firm Fosters + Partners (designers of Apple’s Cupertino HQ), Branch Technology is working with NASA…

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VentureSouth Invests over $9 Million in 26 Southeastern-Based Companies in 2020Featured

Despite the myriad challenges brought on by a global pandemic, VentureSouth is proud to announce another strong year of investment activity for 2020, with a total of $9.2 million invested in 26 early stage companies in the Southeast. Over 60% of…

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NFL HOFer Champ Bailey Creates Smart Masks, Partnership for Inclusive Innovation Announces $250k Grant, Venture Summit Virtual Connect West DiscountFeatured

Partnership for Inclusive Innovation Announces First $250,000 Grant for Pilot Program The  Partnership for Inclusive Innovation, with the support of Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, has announced its first funded pilot program, Mesh Network. This organization aims to empower entrepreneurs and…

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Turn Your Back on Revenue? – on SOUTH POD, Big Tech Hiring + NCIDEA fuels North CarolinaFeatured

NEW Receives Ecosystem Grant To Start Entrepreneurship Program Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington has won a grant from NC IDEA to support a new program for local startups and entrepreneurs. NC IDEA announced the 17 organizations in the state chosen…

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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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Is Your Company Evolving Its Digital Business Model Or Headed For Extinction?

One thing that’s clear in today’s marketplace: Consumers want fast, user-friendly, convenient and customized service–and if your company isn’t offering it, they’ll go somewhere else to find it, fast. According to IDG’s 2018 State of Digital Business Transformation, 89 percent of organizations…

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