Jul 28, 2021

One Wilmington startup is set to present at the DIG SOUTH Tech Summit in Charleston, South Carolina, this week as part of the Wild Pitch event. Electronic Lab Logs, a health care startup that has developed a cloud-based platform for laboratory maintenance, was chosen to participate in the pitch event, which is aimed at helping startups “connect with investors, hir ...

Jul 20, 2021

Litify Looks To Downtown Wilmington For New Office

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 20, 2021

Legaltech company Litify has plans to locate its regional office in downtown Wilmington. The New York-based company is finalizing a lease agreement for its downtown Wilmington office location, company officials said in an email Tuesday. The business is slated to open the downtown office in the fall, officials said. Company officials said they could not release more d ...

Jul 19, 2021

Litify To Open Wilmington Office, Bring 50 Jobs

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 19, 2021

Legaltech company Litify is opening an office in Wilmington, with plans to hire 50 employees, company officials announced Monday. The New York-based company operates a platform built on aimed at law firms, in-house legal departments, government agencies and nonprofits to help manage and streamline their tasks, intakes, documents and client communications. ...

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Thinking Of Buying A Vacation Rental? Start With The “Big 4"

Posted Jun 14, 2021
It is no secret that the real estate market is hotter than it has been in over a decade. A lot of factors seem to be playing into this. Record low interest, a squeeze on inventory, more and more people working from home moving to the area, and of course FOMO. As many are looking for their next primary residence or moving to the Cape Fear region, a large percentage are capitalizing on these trends entire article
Jul 16, 2021

Generating Privacy And Leads

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 16, 2021

For many homebuyers, websites like Zillow or Trulia may be their first stop when starting the search for a home. When finding a home they like, they may click the “Contact Agent” button and submit their contact information with the goal to directly contact the listing agent. However, real estate search websites are selling that contact information (and other us ...

Jul 15, 2021

With Recent Acquisition, Next Glass Creates Commerce Unit

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 15, 2021

Next Glass Inc., the parent company of Wilmington-based Untappd, is adding another unit to its business model with a recent acquisition. Last week, Next Glass acquired Vancouver, Canada-based Ollie Order, or Ollie, an omnichannel multi-tenant alcohol marketplace platform, according to a news release. The financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. As ...

Jun 18, 2021

AI Used In Identifying Strokes

By Johanna Cano, posted Jun 18, 2021

When someone experiences a stroke, a blockage causing a lack of blood flow to the brain, minutes are crucial because brain cells begin to die, an estimated 2 million every minute. The longer a stroke goes untreated, the greater the potential for brain damage and disability to occur that can include paralysis, speech and vision problems and memory loss, according to the Ame ...

May 21, 2021

Aging In Place With Tech

By Johanna Cano, posted May 21, 2021

About 90% of people over 65 years old want to stay in their home for as long as possible, and 80% believe that their current residence is where they will always live, according to a report by the National Conference of State Legislatures and the AARP Public Policy Institute.   Health conditions, however, can be one of the top barriers for seniors to be able to conti ...

May 4, 2021

Biotech Startup Names New CEO

By Johanna Cano, posted May 4, 2021

A Wilmington biotechnology company has welcomed William Humphries as its new CEO. Isosceles Pharmaceuticals Inc., which develops nonopioid products for pain relief using synthetic cannabidiol, announced Humphries’ new role Monday. “We are excited to welcome Bill for the role of chief executive officer,” said Tim Wright, chairman of Isosceles' bo ...

Apr 26, 2021

SentryTell Helps Caregivers Monitor Seniors Using AI

By Johanna Cano, posted Apr 26, 2021

A Wilmington startup that is using artificial intelligence (AI) to help family members and caregivers monitor seniors has recently launched. SentryTell, founded by CEO Alan Rupp, combines motion, door and smoke sensors that communicate activity to its system and develops a baseline for normal activity based on the seniors’ movements throughout the day, he said. & ...

Apr 16, 2021

Building Health Care Innovators

By Johanna Cano, posted Apr 16, 2021

Those with an interest in innovation and solving health care problems can exercise their entrepreneurial spirit and earn a certificate while doing so as part of the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s new Health Care Innovation Certificate Program.   The semester-long program was developed by the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), UNC ...

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