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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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Business Growth, DC, News, Press Releases

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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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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Still Not the Person You Always Wanted to Be? Three Steps to Get You There in 2019.

Improving your life starts with changing your focus, priorities and execution. We all aspire to be better people, yet too many of us hesitate to roll up our sleeves and tackle the roadblocks that prevent us from achieving that goal. We stay in…

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Meet the Marvelous Misty Lister: ETC South Experience Director

Due to the fantastic growth of DIG SOUTH Tech Conference last April, the October 25 launch of our new fall confab – DIG on the 1/2 Shell – and the addition of ETC South, we decided it was high time to up the ante on your complete DIG…

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