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Nov 15, 2019

When it comes to or marketing technology, knowns as martech, Jennifer Manocchio said during a Cucalorus Connect Conference session Friday, marketers can be overwhelmed with the number of platforms currently available. Manocchio, president of Sweeney, a Cleveland-headquartered marketing agency with a location in Wilmington, led a talk Friday on martech, what some ex ...

Nov 15, 2019

Cucalorus Connect: Innovation Can Help Save The Beach

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 15, 2019

An unwelcome visitor arrived in 2011 on the beaches of Punta Cana, a private resort community in the Dominican Republic. Brown seaweed called sargassum covered the white sand of the main tourist attraction and kept visitors away, harming what is usually a thriving industry. Jake Kheel, vice president of Fundación Grupo Puntacana, said the problem forced his no ...

Nov 15, 2019

Digital Human Helps Hearts

By Johanna Cano, posted Nov 15, 2019

This year’s Cucalorus Connect Conference brings in speakers from Wilmington and all over the world to discuss how innovative technology can address economic, personal, health and societal issues.   Two topics at the conference, from Nov. 14-15 at the Brooklyn Arts Center, include how two Wilmington organizations are using artificial intelligence and the latest ...

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Tax Season: What Your HOA Should Know

Posted Nov 13, 2019
Tax season isn’t just a fun time for residents and businesses in North Carolina, it’s also a big piece of the financial puzzle for homeowners associations (HOAs). As complicated as federal and state income taxes may seem to everybody else, they can also provide some twists and turns for HOA board members and are something that need to be kept in mind throughout the year.
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Nov 15, 2019

Info Junkie: Adam Hooks

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 15, 2019

Adam Hooks CEO, EMS LINQ   As the CEO of Wilmington- based EMS LINQ, which provides administrative software to K-12 schools across the U.S., Hooks uses video conferencing technology to facilitate communications.   “The use of video conferencing has saved me hours,” Hooks said. “Companies like Zoom and GoToMeeting allow group collaboration ...

Nov 15, 2019

MADE: Mounting An Expansion

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 15, 2019

Grunt Touch Inc. 207 Antilles Court, Suite H, Wilmington No. of employees: 5 Year founded: 2016 Top local official: Brandon M. Noel, founder and CEO Company description: Grunt Tough is a software and traditional manufacturing company; products are made and distributed out of its Wilmington facility. It is service-disabled veteran-owned and currently has an ...

Nov 6, 2019

Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) and a Maryland-based firm today announced a collaboration to produce a low-cost, high-quality type of nuclear fuel that can be used by the military and NASA. It's called TRi-structural ISOtropic (TRISO) particle nuclear fuel. The companies, Wilmington-based GNF and X-energy, have signed a teaming agreement for the purpose of develop ...

Oct 23, 2019

With Recent Acquisitions, Hiring, EMS LINQ Grows

By Johanna Cano, posted Oct 23, 2019

With two recent acquisitions and employee growth, EMS LINQ Inc., a Wilmington-headquartered software company, is aiming for further growth. EMS LINQ, which provides an education resource management platform for K-12 schools and districts, in September acquired SRC Solutions Inc., a Pennsylvania-based company that developed an online registration suite for schools called ...

Oct 18, 2019

Streamlining Real Estate

By Johanna Cano, posted Oct 18, 2019

As the former vice president of technology at Intracoastal Realty, Samuel Ibrahim saw how agents and clients struggled through the different software programs that a real estate transaction would normally require.   “After working 20 years for a leading real estate company, I saw the fragmentation, the chaos that technology has brought into the real estate tra ...

Oct 17, 2019

Three Startups Mark Growth By Moving Out Of TekMountain

By Johanna Cano, posted Oct 17, 2019

Three Wilmington businesses, SWELL Systems, DesignLoud and BarMembership, have moved out of tekMountain and into their own bigger space as a response to their recent growth. Derek Schmidt, founder and CEO of DesignLoud, a website design and marketing agency, and SWELL Systems, a startup with a cloud-based application for business management, said Thursday that both his ...

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 ...

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