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I don’t think we realize how much investor expectations have ratcheted up over the last several years. In this post, I want to talk about those expectations, why it’s important to understand them, and how to negotiate them.
IBM is stepping up its artificial intelligence play, creating a $500 million venture capital fund in which it is the only investor to, in its words, back companies "focused on accelerating generative AI technology and research for the enterprise."
AgBiome told employees on October 16th that the company might lay off everyone—all 123 workers—to stay in business. But Eric Ward, one of the co-CEOs, told TechWire in an exclusive interview that he's been "heartened" by the "all for one, one for all" attitude at the company this week, despite the "tough news." Hear co-CEOs Ward and Scott Uknes break down what's next.
The hype surrounding generative artificial intelligence is cooling with venture investors realizing "AL applications may not be ready for prime time," reports venture news site PitchBook.
There's another Pappas working at Pappas Capital, but the venture capital firm is quick to point out that Nick Pappas is "no relation" to the firm's founder Art Pappas.
It will take time to determine the ultimate fallout as conservatives work to dismantle affirmative action and diversity initiatives through the courts. In the meantime, this is yet another burden on a population that most need support.
The Triangle’s startup job market dipped to a new low again this week, according to the latest edition of the WRAL TechWire Jobs Report—even as job openings in the wider Triangle market ticked up. Take a look at the numbers.
Startups in the Triangle have a new potential source for cash. Backers announced Thursday the launch of the RTP Angel Fund, saying they already have raised $3 million with $2 million more still being sought. Here are the details.
RALEIGH – As we close the books on another quarter of deal activity here at Hutchison, it’s time to take […]
A mere 2.1% of venture funding went to women-founded companies in 2022, and only 8% of venture capitalists are women, says non-profit How Women Lead. Their new campaign called "The New Table" aims to get 10,000 women into venture capital in the next year. Read how they're hoping to disrupt the VC landscape.
Editor’s note: WRAL TechWire contributor Dr. Sarah Glova is a globally recognized speaker, successful entrepreneur, university instructor, and business consultant. A seasoned […]
Global venture capital deal counts took a dip in Q2, according to the latest PitchBook data. And while activity in the US showed deal count increases for both early-stage and venture growth, deal value was lower than anticipated. But what does that mean for North Carolina startups? Local experts weigh in.
Silicon Valley Bank, once a primary source of funding for startups and loans to the venture capital industry, is making loans again in that sector following its acquisition by Raleigh-based First Citizens Bank. But ...
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The West Coast was the single biggest source of funding for NC companies in 2022. See what Hunter Young, Head of Capital at CED, has to say about this trend and what it could mean for the Triangle.
While three factors led to a decline in venture capital funding and deal flow in the U.S., North Carolina's funding environment will be just fine in 2023.
Multiple venture capitalists and investors told WRAL TechWire that despite a 35% decrease in venture funding in 2022, they'll remain active in 2023.
Triangle entrepreneur and investor Scot Wingo told an audience in Raleigh that the Triangle's entrepreneurial ecosystem continues to thrive.
North Carolina startups and emerging entrepreneurial companies are closing out 2022 with some $120 million in deals even with a possible recession and rising interest rates affecting the overall economy. Let's take a look.
Emerging startup companies that already have successfully raised rounds of capital face a much different funding environment in 2023 with "down rounds" on the way.
As macroeconomic conditions changed, venture capital markets did, too. Are we headed toward another 'dot com' style bubble and bust? Probably not.
Morrisville-based Tactyc has closed a $1.5 million seed round and has launched a SaaS platform that helps venture capitalists improve their forecasting.
Nationally, there are signs that the venture capital markets are slowing in 2022. But what's happening in North Carolina? Local investors weigh in.
Where might investments be made in the short-term? So far, in 2022, “the high points of 2022 have been seen in the healthcare, clean tech, energy, and transportation industries,” the latest venture capital report from Pitchbook notes.
The Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington (NEW) has arranged for investors representing $500,000,000 in venture capital funds to speak at the beach in September, October and November. Let's take a look.