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Dec 14, 2018

KWHCoin Taps Into Blockchain

By Johanna Cano, posted 10 hours ago

About 6 million people in Sierra Leone don’t have access to electricity, which is why a Wilmington startup has chosen that country as one focus area for its product and services. KWHCoin, a blockchain-based renewable energy company, has plans to install over 50,000 solar energy systems in Sierra Leone in 2019 with help from its partnership with Teleficient Communi ...

Dec 12, 2018

Recruiters from some of the area’s largest technology companies gathered this week in Wilmington to talk about some of the largest issues they face, including the lack of medium-sized businesses and trailing spouses, when it comes to finding the right talent for the job. The Tuesday panel for the NC TECH Talk Live event included Lynn Barbee, CIO at Atlantic Packag ...

Dec 6, 2018

Wilmington Startup Brilliant Sole Receives Local Funding

By Johanna Cano, posted Dec 6, 2018

Local startup Brilliant Sole received an investment from Wilmington Angels for Local Entrepreneurs (WALE) to help the company develop products for potential clients. The investment was announced Nov. 29 at a Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington meeting, according to a news release.   WALE founder Jim Roberts did not disclose how much the investment was but d ...

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Play it Safe When Planning Summer Celebrations

Posted Jun 12, 2018
Summer is the season for outdoor celebration.

Between backyard barbecues, pool parties, graduation shindigs and 4th of July festivities, your calendar may already be full of weekend and after-hours events.

Other than the December holiday season, the summer months are the busiest time of year for social functions. But if you’re planning any get-togethers of your ...read entire article
Dec 3, 2018

UNCW Designed Satellite Launched On SpaceX Rocket

By Johanna Cano, posted Dec 3, 2018

A satellite designed at the University of North Carolina Wilmington was launched along with 63 other satellites on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Monday afternoon. Seahawk-1, a nanosatellite designed by a team led by John Morrison, a professor at UNCW’s Center for Marine Science, was launched from the Vanderburgh Air Force Base in California. The nanosatellite i ...

Nov 20, 2018

Wilmington-based software company Untappd ranked as the fastest growing technology company in North Carolina for 2018. The company ranked No. 53 overall in the 2018 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, which ranks companies in the country based on three-year revenue growth and considers companies in technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy sectors. &l ...

Nov 16, 2018

Two Wilmington Businesses Win NC TECH Awards

By Johanna Cano, posted Nov 16, 2018

Two Wilmington-based companies are among the winners of the NC TECH Awards announced Thursday night, which recognizes North Carolina companies for their contribution to the technology industry and the community. KWIPPED received the Use of Technology award in the e-commerce category and myBeeHyve was chosen as one of the Top 10 Startups to Watch. myBeeHyve’s win w ...

Nov 16, 2018

Info Junkie: A. Kevin Lackey

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 16, 2018

A. Kevin Lackey Business Development Manager, Brunswick Business & Industry Development In his role with Brunswick County’s economic development group, Kevin Lackey uses technology to help him juggle multiple responsibilities. “I am all for heavy lifting upfront for better efficiencies and product on the back end,” he says. “Currently I a ...

Nov 9, 2018

When a 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal in 2015, Cary-based analytics software company SAS worked to connect the International Organization for Migration with the sheet metal roofing the organization needed to help house thousands of displaced residents. Susan Ellis, the company's director of brand and corporate social innovation, aimed to tell the story th ...

Nov 9, 2018

Health Care, Fintech Innovations On The Way, Experts Say

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 9, 2018

Various forms of technology will phase out old technological practices both in health care and financial technology to advance the industries. That was the message in two discussions Friday at the annual Cucalorus Connect conference, which was on its second day of events and break-out sessions for five different tracks: Healthtech, Fintech, Gigtech, Brew Community ...

Nov 8, 2018

Cucalorus Connect Kicks Off With Tech Talks

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 8, 2018

Technology is changing the way people work, find work and how companies operate, according to speakers during the annual Cucalorus Connect conference. Cucalorus Connect is underway with a host of events and talks scheduled throughout the two-day technology and entrepreneurship conference, which takes place Thursday and Friday at Cape Fear Community College's Union S ...

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