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Sunday, July 12, 2020


Another Live Oak Bank spinout raises $20 million in Wilmington – Congrats to Apiture

GREAT news for Wilmington Congrats to the team at Apiture Another great addition of positive news for the growing FinTech ecosystem in Wilmington grown by Live...

Are you familiar with Smart Fox Technology in Wilmington? Going on NC Tech Association stage

Congrats to little known startup Smart Fox Technology. They were chosen for the stage time of the NC Tech Association event State of Technology virtual event...

Wilmington North Carolina named one of the top 100 startup ecosystems in the WORLD, REALLY

So this caught all of us by surprise. Wilmington is named as one of the top 100 startup ecosystems in the WORLD !!! Just check out...

3 Sips of Advice podcast with Boston Globe biz columnist Scott Kirsner

Hello tribe. Here is the new episode of 3 Sips of Advice with Scott Kirsner of Boston Globe and Founder of the Innovation Leader -...

Our latest newsletter where Wilmington makes positive news in global media markets

Congrats again to the founders and investors behind nCino. But our organization made a little news of our own in Raleigh / Durham and Charleston We...


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THE BEST BUSINESS news for Wilmington – nCino applies for IPO on Wall Street – Wilmington Biz Journal first

Congrats to the entrepreneurs behind Wilmington based nCino nCino will follow PPD and Live Oak Bank as publicly traded companies based in Wilmington NC http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/banking_and_finance/2020/06/22/wilmington-based_ncino_files_proposed_ipo/20538?utm_source=MadMimi&utm_medium=email&utm_content=BREAKING+NEWS%3A+Wilmington-based+nCino+files+proposed+IPO&utm_campaign=20200622_m158920039_6%2F23%2F2020+BREAKING+NEWS%3A+Wilmington-based+nCino+files+proposed+IPO&utm_term=Click+for+more    

GREAT Week for the Profile of the Wilmington Startup Ecosystem in Raleigh and Charleston

Hello friends A HUGE week for N.E.W. although we did not have an in person event. First, I was asked by Charleston based DigSouth org to...

My OpEd on the Wilmington startup ecosystem became a book and published by Charleston SC

I will actually have TWO OpEd pieces this week. And neither published in Wilmington. Anyway, here is #1 https://digsouth.com/2020/06/15/southern-coastal-cities-need-to-attract-more-resources-for-entrepreneurs-and-tech-talent-will-follow/?_thumbnail_id=6041 By the way, the founder of Dig South was...

3 Sips of Advice podcast – Investor Ginger Rothrock – Helping female entrepreneurs and how startups sell products to bigger companies

Hello Tribe Please welcome investor and friend Ginger Rothrock to the 3 Sips of Advice video podcast. Podcast here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8Bkfl41wYk Ginger recently relocated from North Carolina to...

SALES and leadership tips with 3 Sips of Advice podcast- With special guest Larry Long Jr of Teamworks

Hello and welcome to another episode of 3 Sips of Advice short form video podcast. Please welcome past NEW event speaker at Ironclad Brewery -...

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