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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 15, 2019

Museum Hosts Event With STEM Partner Focus

By Cece Nunn, posted Mar 15, 2019

Cape Fear Museum is hosting Experience STEM-ILM, an evening to explore science, technology, engineering and math from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 21.   The event will celebrate STEM partnerships in the Wilmington area and feature hands-on Science Salon experiences, a specialty cocktail, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment, according to a museum news release.   ...

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 ...

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Why Your Company Needs a Corporate Video

Posted Feb 1, 2019
Did you know that watching videos made up 69 percent of all global consumer internet traffic in 2017? That’s why your company has to have at least one stake in the ground with a good corporate video.
 
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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 ...

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 ...

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Hospitality Association Holding Annual Fundraiser

Wilmington Area Hospitality Association is readying for its annual charity event. WAHA’s Hospitality Olympics is slated for March 24 and wil...


Museum Hosts Event With STEM Partner Focus

The March 21 event will celebrate STEM partnerships in the Wilmington area and feature hands-on Science Salon experiences, a specialty cockt...


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The more than 35-year-old visitors center, which greets thousands annually before they board the memorial warship, is getting a major makeov...

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