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May 20, 2022

Local Startups Aim To Innovate

By Johanna Cano, posted May 20, 2022

For many entrepreneurs, solving a widely felt problem with a unique solution is the formula needed to launch and grow a successful startup. According to the article “The Importance of Innovation in Business” from Northeastern University, companies that currently stand out and are leaders in their pack all embrace innovation.   Innovation helps set a star ...

Apr 15, 2022

Crime Fighters Grow Tech Tools

By Johanna Cano, posted Apr 15, 2022

To keep the Wilmington community safe and provide a convenient way to communicate with residents, the Wilmington Police Department has been adopting more technology-based platforms over the past few years.   This includes the recent launch of the Mobile News/Public Information Officer (PIO) units, which are SUVs branded with QR codes for people to scan and download ...

Apr 11, 2022

Wilmington Startup Selected For NC TECH Pitch Contest

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 11, 2022

A local company has been selected to present a pitch as part of a conference hosted by NC TECH in May, according to a press release. Wilmington’s Essential Personnel was named one of six companies that will participate in Startup Showcase, a competition during the State of Technology Conference in Raleigh. Essential Personnel has a software-as-a-service applica ...

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5 Reasons to Build Custom Franchise Software

Posted Mar 14, 2022

Having a robust franchise management software is often required in order to scale your growing franchise business to the next level. But it can be hard to determine if and when to build your own custom franchise software, or if you should continue using an out-of-the-box solution.

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Apr 1, 2022

Tech Tussle

By Jenny Callison, posted Apr 1, 2022

The tech industry is known for many things – constant innovation, quirky work environments and intense competition, among others. Sometimes, however, competition among tech companies does not extend to vying for talent, because companies may enter into tacit agreements not to hire workers away from each other.   “These agreements are much more common in ...

Mar 18, 2022

Creating A Tech Workforce

By Johanna Cano, posted Mar 18, 2022

The technology industry continues to be an important driver in the state’s economy, accounting for 6.4% of the total jobs in the state but about 11% of the state’s total wage earnings and sales, according to the 2022 N.C. State of Technology Industry Report.   And these numbers are expected to grow, with a projected increase of tech occupations by 6.1% f ...

Feb 18, 2022

Biotech Venture Program Grows

By Johanna Cano, posted Feb 18, 2022

Some important resources that can make a difference for a startup include funding, mentoring and networking. All of these components are part of the NC BIONEER Venture Challenge, a competition for biotech-based startups that was launched in 2020 by the N.C. Biotechnology Center Southeastern Office, in partnership with UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship ...

Feb 11, 2022

Wilmington-based Catalyst Clinical Research has formed a partnership with a clinical operations technology firm with the goal of accelerating research and streamlining studies, according to a press release from the biotechnology company this week. Catalyst’s oncology contract research arm will work with the ClinRub platform developed by California-based Ledger Run ...

Feb 7, 2022

Thermo Fisher Scientific has formed a partnership between PPD clinical research and an artificial intelligence company to support clinical trials with big data and analytics. According to a press release Monday, the multi-year partnership involves Medidata Acorn AI, a company specializing in pharmacy, specialty distributor and patient services data. This partnership ...

Jan 27, 2022

Wilmington Startup Signs On Former NFL Player

By Johanna Cano, posted Jan 27, 2022

A local startup has scored the endorsement of former NFL player Merril Hoge, according to a press release this week. SportGait, a medical technology company that has developed concussion support and recovery tools, has signed on Hoge — a former NFL running back, ESPN analyst and author — as an adviser. "I believe you will always get exposed for integ ...

Jan 21, 2022

App Enhances Guest Interactions

By Johanna Cano, posted Jan 21, 2022

After taking a personal trip that included a stay at a hotel, Jose Quiros was surprised to find that the hotel industry was still using traditional room telephones to communicate with guests.   This inspired Quiros, who previously worked at a large guest room telephone manufacturer and has years of experience in telecommunication companies, to take his knowledge of ...

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