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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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Jan 18, 2019

SportGait's Familiar Ties

By Johanna Cano, posted Jan 18, 2019

For Cecil Reynolds, being a board member and investor for Wilmington-based SportGait Inc. is one way to support the community that fostered his growth in the field of psychology.   One class at University of North Carolina Wilmington influenced Reynolds and sent him down a path to become a neuropsychologist researching youth development. That class was led by Robert ...

Jan 16, 2019

SportGait Raises $430,000 For Tech Development

By Johanna Cano, posted Jan 16, 2019

SportGait Inc., a Wilmington-based startup, has raised $430,000 in its latest round of funding, which will be used to perfect technology that will become a medical device used in the concussion field, Tobin Geatz, board chairman with the company said Wednesday. This latest raise will bring the company’s funding total to $1.47 million, according to filings with the ...

Jan 10, 2019

Connected Investors Reaches $10M Milestone

By Johanna Cano, posted Jan 10, 2019

Wilmington-based Connected Investors had $10 million in revenue in 2018 and has plans to continue growing this year by moving to a bigger office location and hiring additional employees. Connected Investors provides a platform for real estate investments where buyers and sellers can network, view inventory and buy property packages, and through its CiX.com website, user ...

Dec 14, 2018

KWHCoin Taps Into Blockchain

By Johanna Cano, posted Dec 14, 2018

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 ...

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 ...

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