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Overline Announces $17.5M, Aperiomics, Neighbor, Validic, TeleHealth, & Theorem on SOUTH PODFeatured

New Atlanta-Based VC Fund Overline Announces Closing $17.5M of $25M Fund, Wants To Propel Startups To Success With coronavirus news currently roiling financial markets, some might guess that recently launched venture capital funds would hold off on whatever they were planning…

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ToucanAI Raises Capital, Launches on Shopify Platform, CLT’s Source Technologies, Austin’s Verify, COAST of Tampa Bay, Great Dwellings of DCFeatured

Atlanta-based Toucan AI – started by North Carolina natives and Duke grads Arjun Devarajan and Vishnu Menon – has raised an undisclosed sum from MTT Ventures, Silicon Road, Seraph Group and a syndicate of angel investors. Toucan AI said it will use the…

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Austin’s Digital Turbine Acquires Mobile Posse for $66M, Terminus (ATL), CompostNow (RAL), Enveil (DC), Durham’s Aerie, Fattmerchant on South PodFeatured

Austin-based mobile apps and ads platform company Digital Turbine announced it has scooped up mobile ad platform Mobile Posse for near $66 million. “The strategic rationale for the acquisition is very strong,” Mobile Posse CEO Jon Jackson said in a statement. “We…

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Wild Pitch Deadline Feb 21, Charlotte-based Hylaine Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Exponential AI (ATL), Carbon Relay (DC), Carolinas Fintech Ventures (CLT), Pattern Bioscience (ATX), Mr. B on South Pod

Another startup wants to call the Oak City home. Hylaine, a technology consulting firm headquartered in Charlotte, announced the opening of its new office in Raleigh. By the end of 2020, it said it expects the Raleigh office to have…

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Comcast NBCU Launches Atlanta-Based SportsTech Accelerator, FlashParking, WhyHotel, Florida Funders, SouthPod featuring Comcast VP HorwitzFeatured

Comcast NBCU announced the launch of SportsTech, a three-month global accelerator for multi-stage sports technology startups that will be based in Atlanta.   The accelerator features what Comcast NBCU calls an “unprecedented partnership” between three of the broadcast giant’s sports brands…

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Levelset Lands $30M, Arjun Devarajan on SOUTH POD + Tech Jobs (ATL), Sense Photonics (Durham), Shipwell (ATX), Arcadia (DC)Featured

New Orleans Startup Levelset Lands $30M Series C Funding Round to Jumpstart Growth Levelset, a New Orleans-based SaaS platform that helps relieve cash flow issues for contractors by getting them paid more quickly, has announced a $30 million Series C…

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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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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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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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Business Growth, DC, Emerging Tech, Startups, The South

How to Change the World Without Breaking All the Rules: Q&A with Greenbrier Co-Founder Matt McKenna & Lime Exec Taylor Bennett

Whether crafting outreach for major brands or leading political campaigns for U.S. senators, Matt McKenna and Taylor Bennett have equally impressive backgrounds in communications and public affairs. For over seven years, Matt served as spokesperson and senior adviser to President…

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