Jul 27, 2018

Can Wilmington Be An AI Hub?

By David Dean, posted Jul 27, 2018

As companies such as Amazon invest millions in artificial intelligence (AI) research and development, some people in Wilmington are looking at the potential of the Port City to become an AI hub.   Julian Keith, chairman of the University of North Carolina Wilmington psychology department, is one of the individuals behind an ongoing series of AI meetings at the UNCW ...

Jul 26, 2018

Local Startup Raises $835,000 Toward $1.4M Goal

By Chris Roush, posted Jul 26, 2018

Concussion management company SportGait Inc., based in Wilmington, has raised $835,000 in a private equity offering, according to a filing Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Wilmington-based company raised the money from 17 investors. It had initially raised $205,000 in November 2017. SportGait is looking to raise an additional $360,000 to mee ...

Jul 5, 2018

It's not all about the beer at Ironclad Brewery. The brewery/tap room and regular host of events recently expanded into a new business segment: venture capital. Ironclad Brewery, 115 N. 2nd St. in downtown Wilmington, has operated its brewery/tap room and event venue business since 2014, with 33 percent year-over-year revenue growth and projections for continued ...

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Rising Prices, Unit Sales and Housing Inventories

Posted Aug 15, 2018
This Insights article was contributed by Edward Graham, Professor of Finance at UNCW's Cameron School Business.
The U.S. residential real estate market has been a leading topic in the news over the last decade or more.
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Jun 29, 2018

Children’s Museum Enters Virtual Reality Realm

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 29, 2018

The Children’s Museum of Wilmington recently launched a new permanent exhibit that incorporates a virtual reality experience to help children see inside the human body.   Among the displays in the museum’s “The Science of You” exhibit, the VR system lets users travel virtually through a bloodstream “to see how blood cells distribute oxy ...

Jun 29, 2018

Tapping Tech Talent

By Jenny Callison, posted Jun 29, 2018

Is finding tech workers and tech services a challenge in the Wilmington area?   One new arrival in the business community is staking its success on the premise that the local market is underserved.   Pennsylvania-based PS Solutions has opened an expansion office here and is promoting its capabilities in programming, software development and contract IT servic ...

Jun 25, 2018

Wilmington Startup And Creator Of Smart Pet Bed Raises $100,000

By Sissy Rodriguez, posted Jun 25, 2018

Petrics Inc., a pet health company based in Wilmington that develops digital products and software, has raised $100,000 in debt from two investors, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the filing, the startup still aims to raise an additional $400,000. Founded in 2015, the firm creates apps and smart devices with t ...

Jun 1, 2018

Tool Tackles School Violence

By David Dean, posted Jun 1, 2018

A Wilmington technology company is looking to play a major role in preventing tragedies like the recent school shootings in Florida and Texas.   Ten8Tech has partnered with the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence (NCPCV) to launch ProText My School, a text-based system giving students an anonymous way to send information about bullying and possi ...

May 30, 2018

Software Development Company Expands To Wilmington

By Jenny Callison, posted May 30, 2018

A Pennsylvania-based software developer has established an office in Wilmington and is offering its technology services to companies of all sizes in the Carolinas. PS Solutions, located in University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), provides programming and software development and contract IT services. It can also p ...

May 25, 2018

Wilmington Sees Rise In Tech Job Postings

By Jenny Callison, posted May 25, 2018

In April, Wilmington was one of the best areas in the state with regard to growth in tech jobs postings, according to a monthly report issued this week by the NC TECH Association. Most tech jobs posted were in the Triangle, but Wilmington was the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) outside the tech-heavy Triangle with the greatest percentage increase, at 13.6 percent. T ...

Apr 17, 2018

There is good news in North Carolina’s technology job sector. Available tech jobs in North Carolina as a whole were up slightly in March 2018 over the same month in 2017, according to the April IT Job Postings Report released Tuesday by NC Technology Association, known as NC TECH. The not-so-good news?  Wilmington did not share in that growth. Wilmington c ...

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