Technology

Apr 25, 2019

Wilmington Tech Company Wins State Grant

By Johanna Cano, posted About 11 hours ago

Treadwell Corporation, a Wilmington-based company with a system to treat Sedentary death syndrome (SeDS), has received a grant from the One North Carolina Small Business Program, according to a press release Thursday. The grant was given to 24 innovative small companies in the state to develop new products, hire more employees and purchase needed materials, Governor Roy ...

Apr 16, 2019

Report Shows IT Job Posting Growth In March

By Johanna Cano, posted Apr 16, 2019

Informational technology job postings in the Wilmington region were up in March, continuing the upward trend for job postings this year. The Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had 289 IT job postings in March, up 23.5% from March of last year, according to an NC TECH Association report released Tuesday. The Charlotte/Concord/Gastonia MSA led in North Caro ...

Mar 27, 2019

Apiture CEO Takes Students Down The Career Path

By Jenny Callison, posted Mar 27, 2019

3.27 Apiture keynote   A roomful of students at University of North Carolina Wilmington on Tuesday got some first-hand career-building advice from a local executive.   Apiture CEO Christopher Cox was the keynote speaker at UNCW's Cameron School's annual Business Week. He used his own experience, from college math major to head of a financial technolog ...

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Mar 25, 2019

Four Wilmington-based startups are among the 27 semi-finalists of the Spring 2019 NC IDEA SEED Grant, according to a Monday news release. ecoTEKindustries, Product Air Lift Systems Inc., Renaissance Fiber and Swell Systems were chosen out of 151 applicants from all over the state. “We are pleased by the diversification both demographically and geographically in ...

Mar 15, 2019

Tapping Hemp Fiber's Potential

By Johanna Cano, posted Mar 15, 2019

Working from his garage in Wilmington, Kyle Trivisonno, a board-certified prosthetic technician, was able to create a prosthetic leg out of hemp fibers, which he says is a safer, cheaper and stronger alternative to the traditional carbon, fiberglass or Kevlar materials used in prosthetics.   His desire to find substitute materials used in prosthetics arose from his ...

Mar 1, 2019

MADE Winners - Supporter Category

By Staff Reports, posted Mar 1, 2019

Tayloe/Gray tayloegray.com Year founded: 2009   Number of employees: 18   Top officials: Nathan Tayloe, chief operations officer, and Andrew Gray, chief technology officer   Company description: “We’re a full-service digital marketing agency fueled by big thinkers, creative problem solvers and innovative technologists. Founded i ...

Feb 26, 2019

Wilmington-based Untappd has partnered with the Carolina Panthers to host its first beer festival at the Bank of America stadium in Charlotte, officials announced Tuesday. “One of the things that we've always wanted to do is bring the Untappd users together and create an experience where they're able to meet the people that they've talked with or share ...

Feb 15, 2019

Pushing Investment Crowdfunding

By Johanna Cano, posted Feb 15, 2019

After almost two years since the NC PACES Act was enacted, three companies have completed crowdfunding fillings with the state, demonstrating that businesses are still slowly delving into this new form of funding.   The NC PACES Act, which went into effect in April 2017, created a crowdfunding exemption in the state allowing companies to raise funds from a group of ...

Feb 1, 2019

Wilmington-based Voxicard Reinvents Postcards

By Johanna Cano, posted Feb 1, 2019

Voxicard, a Wilmington-based startup, has recently launched an app that can be used to create and send postcards with embedded videos. “It's a modern twist on the postcard,” Tres Altman, CEO and co-founder of Voxicard, said Friday. The Wilmington-based startup launched the app Dec. 21 and is having an app download party 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at Palate ...

Jan 28, 2019

Wilmington-based EMS LINQ Inc. has launched an education resource management (ERM) platform for K-12 schools in efforts to streamline school software systems and rebrand the company’s products under the EMS LINQ name. EMS LINQ’s new ERM platform integrates school district technologies into one system with single-sign-on access that gives users immediate oper ...

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