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Oct 8, 2019

Cucalorus Connect Lineup Features Current Tech Topics

By Johanna Cano, posted Oct 8, 2019

Cucalorus on Tuesday officially released the lineup of events for this year’s Cucalorus Connect Conference, featuring discussions on blockchain, digital humans, marketing as well as an array of other creativity, technology and humanity topics. Cucarolus Connect is part of the Cucalorus Festival, which is now in its 25th year in Wilmington. The conference will take ...

Sep 20, 2019

Startup Automates Workflow

By Johanna Cano, posted Sep 20, 2019

While working at Wilmington- based DesignLoud, a website design and marketing agency, founder and CEO Derek Schmidt and his team had to juggle through five different apps to keep track of client, project and accounting information.   Flipping through different platforms throughout the workday was inconvenient and also meant time wasted, so Schmidt sought a way to so ...

Sep 6, 2019

Advancing Local Women In Tech

By Johanna Cano, posted Sep 6, 2019

When Racheal Lenig graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2014, she noticed she was one of three women graduating in her field that day. “At the time, there were very few women in my classes. It was probably about a handful, less than five in every class, especially as I got towards the end ...

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Preparing for the Future

Posted Oct 9, 2019
This Insights article was contributed by Richard J. Walsh, Director, UNCW Swain Center for Executive & Economic Development.

The Swain Center is looking into the future, and helping leaders prepare themselves and their organizations for big changes that are coming.  We are now seeing a whole “new world of work” and “future fluency’ ...read entire article
Aug 30, 2019

KWHCoin, a blockchain-based renewable energy startup, has partnered with California-based Mavericks Renewables, which would allow KWHCoin to work on renewable energy projects in the Cape Fear region. Wilmington-based KWHCoin, which tokenizes renewable energy that can be traded and sold through an online wallet, will provide blockchain technology services to Mavericks Re ...

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 ...

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 ...

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