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Aug 2, 2019

Wilmington-based COWALA Co. has launched Chorez, a household chore management mobile app that uses technology to change the way parents manage and pay their kids for the chores they have completed. Christine and Peter Robichau, COWALA cofounders, said they wanted to develop the product as a way to motivate kids to do their chores and teach them about money. “I ...

Jul 29, 2019

PlayerSpace Scores Growth With New Location

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 29, 2019

PlayerSpace, a sports management software company, has moved offices to a larger location to accommodate for its growth, Todd John, the company's founder and president said Monday. The Wilmington-based business now occupies the whole building at 527 Causeway Drive in Wrightsville Beach, a space that is 4,400 square feet – double its previous location at 1721 A ...

Jul 19, 2019

KWIPPED Receives $1.3M Investment

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 19, 2019

Wilmington-based KWIPPED Inc. has received an investment of $1.3 million from Live Oak Ventures, Wolfpack Investor Network, VentureSouth and the Angel Roundtable, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Previously, Live Oak Ventures announced it was investing an undisclosed amount in KWIPPED to be used by the tech startup for recruiting n ...

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Posted Aug 23, 2019
Community management companies, like the rest of the world, are being targeted for fraud and the threats are growing. This includes people attempting to cash fake checks at local banks, embezzlement, and cyber fraud via email and the internet.
 
It’s not easy or quick to determine fraud is happening, either; the average scheme takes 18 months before being detected, usually...read entire article
Jul 19, 2019

Using Tech To Fight Addiction

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 19, 2019

Since 1999, the United States has experienced an increase in the misuse of prescription and nonprescription drugs, making opioids the leading cause of drug overdose deaths in 2017, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.   The opioid epidemic is a nationwide problem that is also affecting the Cape Fear region; there were 72 deaths from opioid overdoses in ...

Jul 9, 2019

Health Monitoring Tech Startup Launches In Wilmington

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 9, 2019

A Wilmington health startup that allows nurses to remotely monitor patients’ health data has recently launched and aims to reduce unnecessary hospital visits and help its clients age in place for longer. Koerner Health Solutions (KHS) uses data gathered from wearable and portable devices, such as a smartwatch or a scale, letting nurses monitor data such as blood p ...

Jul 8, 2019

SportGait Raises $585,000 For A Total Of $2M

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 8, 2019

Wilmington-based SportGait Inc. has raised $585,000 in its latest round of funding, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The concussion management company raised the money in equity from 31 investors, bringing SportGait’s total raised amount since 2017 to $2,055,000, according to filings. This funding will be used for continui ...

Jun 21, 2019

Software Firm Codes For Growth

By Johanna Cano, posted Jun 21, 2019

After growing PS Solutions in Pennsylvania, founder Wayne Hippo came to Wilmington with the goal of replicating the company’s growth in the Cape Fear region and its focus on keeping software development local.   When the software development company opened in Wilmington in 2018, it had one worker and was housed at the University of North Carolina Wilmington&rs ...

Jun 10, 2019

NC Tech Tour, a weeklong event highlighting the state’s technology sector, starts today in Asheville and will end in Wilmington on Friday with a cybersecurity panel. The tour, hosted by NC Tech, will make five stops across the state, visiting members of the association and connecting with its partners. The stops include company tours, panels and networking even ...

May 31, 2019

Andrew Williams moved to Wilmington in 2014 and founded Elite Innovations with the vision of creating opportunities for technology designers and engineers in the area. But after four years of operations, Williams decided to close the company in October and is now pursuing other entrepreneurial efforts. Elite Innovations, a product development company, had three years of ...

May 24, 2019

Local Communications Co-op Offering Wireless Service Again

By Johanna Cano, posted May 24, 2019

Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation (ATMC), a member-owned communications cooperative, is once again offering wireless mobile service through a 4G LTE network, according to a news release this week. The Shallotte-based company’s wireless service will include mobile voice and data plans, as well as wireless mobile device financing and wireless plans for busin ...

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