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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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Can I Get Hospice Care At Home During COVID-19?

Posted Apr 30, 2021
As our country continues vaccinating against COVID-19 and some outbreaks are still occurring, you may wonder how this affects your access to hospice care in the home should you or a loved one be in need. Here are answers to questions you may have about hospice care during the current pandemic. Please contact us if you have further questions about any of our care services: hospice, palliative, deme...read entire article
Mar 19, 2021

Sales Forecasting With AI

By Johanna Cano, posted Mar 19, 2021

A Wilmington entrepreneur who knew all too well the struggles that sales managers face when it comes to sales forecasting has created a software tool that provides business forecasting using artificial intelligence.   Phil Everhart is the founder and president of SmartFox Technologies, a company he started in 2019 and whose product launched in October. He developed ...

Feb 19, 2021

Lapetus Zooms In On Asian Market

By Johanna Cano, posted Feb 19, 2021

While Lapetus Solutions is a startup based in Wilmington, much of its growth and market has been focused across the world in the Asian continent.   The company uses technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and facial recognition software to create products that predict life events for businesses including life insurance and wealth management co ...

Jan 29, 2021

Wilmington Startups Selected For Venture Connect 2021

By Johanna Cano, posted Jan 29, 2021

At least three local companies have been chosen to participate in this year’s Venture Connect 2021 hosted by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, according to an announcement Friday. Electronic Lab Logs, opiAID and SmartFox Technologies will present their  ideas in front of an audience of investors, sponsors and fellow entrepreneurs at the virtual con ...

Jan 22, 2021

New Year Tech Outlook

By Johanna Cano, posted Jan 22, 2021

Shifts brought on by the pandemic starting last year, including working from home, remote learning, video conferencing and expanded capabilities in services such as banking, will continue to influence businesses and technology.   Local tech leaders discuss what’s in store for 2021, including trends and things to watch for when it comes to technology and entrep ...

Dec 22, 2020

Wilmington Firm Receives $2.9M Investment

By Cece Nunn, posted Dec 22, 2020

Jurassic Capital has invested $2.9 million in Wilmington-based Performance Culture, a performance-management software company. Performance Culture was co-founded by Melissa Phillippi and Dallas Romanowski and has 11 employees. The investment will enable Performance Culture to grow, and having Jurassic as an investor was a strategic fit, said Phillippi, who is leading ...

Dec 18, 2020

Top Tech Stories Of 2020

By Johanna Cano, posted Dec 18, 2020

Entrepreneurial endeavors in the technology industry did not slow down this year, and the Wilmington region saw notable companies growing and making their names known throughout the region and the country.   Possibly the most noteworthy tech news of the year was the successful IPO for local fintech company nCino.   In July, the company went public with stocks ...

Nov 20, 2020

The VR Way To Train

By Johanna Cano, posted Nov 20, 2020

The problem: Corporate training is not effective due to slide presentations, classroom-style settings and Zoom meetings that create low engagement. The solution: providing employee training through immersive virtual reality. That is a quick snapshot of Jenson8 provided by founder Jena Davidson during a presentation introducing and welcoming the England-based company to Wil ...

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