Technology

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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Investors with A Cause Can Put their Money Where their Hearts Are

Posted Jun 1, 2019
Should strictly financial considerations be the sole criteria for investing? Or does it make sense to consider the non-economic impacts that investment decisions have on the world?

For many investors, it’s important to put their dollars where their beliefs are. A shorthand way to describe this attitude is “ESG investing,” the initials standing for environmental, so...read entire article
May 17, 2019

Creating A Digital Arts Workforce

By Johanna Cano, posted May 17, 2019

As University of North Carolina Wilmington students and graduates are starting new jobs, or looking to do so, some have entered a digital arts bachelor program that would prepare them for a rising tech-centered workforce. UNCW launched its digital arts program in fall 2017, hoping to prepare students in all facets of digital art through coursework that includes calculus ...

May 14, 2019

With a recently awarded $1.5 million state grant, locally based firm CloudWyze Inc. will expand internet service in Halifax County, one of the state’s most economically disadvantaged counties, in hopes of closing the digital divide in that area. “A big part of who we are and what we do has been focused on getting service in the rural communities,” said ...

Apr 25, 2019

Wilmington Tech Company Wins State Grant

By Johanna Cano, posted Apr 25, 2019

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 ...

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 ...

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