Guest Blog with Next Generation Cities – Featuring Wilson NC Greenlight Community Broadband

An innovative new training program in Wilson, NC was recently highlighted by the Next Generation Cities blog: Wilson not only is North Carolina’s first gigabit city, now it is the state’s first gigabit city that has started a “Fiber Optics Basics” training course with its community college. On January 16, Wilson Greenlight, the city’s community-owned [...]

2019-02-26T13:15:47+00:00February 26th, 2019|

Media Coverage for RIoT-Supported Startups

Four local startups pitched their products in front of a panel of Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) judges at a pitch competition hosted by RIoT at HQ Raleigh on Tuesday evening. In the end, BruVue, a platform that provides real-time tracking of inventory and beer keg levels for bar managers, won first prize: a small industry membership with IIC. More [...]

2019-02-17T15:25:27+00:00February 17th, 2019|

Feature by WRAL Techwire – Community initiatives share a vision for North Carolina at IEI Forum

WRAL Techwire recently published a feature about the ReCONNECT NC Forum, hosted by NC State's Institute for Emerging Issues. The feature was written by Sarah Glova, Director of Growth & Communications for RIoT. Leaders from across North Carolina joined the ReCONNECT NC forum on Monday in Raleigh. The forum was presented by NC State University’s Institute [...]

2019-02-12T18:17:40+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Feature by WRAL TechWire – 4 startups to pitch Industrial Internet Consortium judges at RIoT event

WRAL TechWire has published a preview to the 2019 RIoT/IIC Pitch Night event. The article, published by journalist Shannon Cuthrell, outlines the four companies set to pitch at the event and highlights the judges panel. Four local IoT companies are set to pitch their products Tuesday evening in front of a panel of industry leaders at [...]

2019-02-12T18:12:49+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Demystifying the Patent Process, with John Sotomayor of SotoIP

John Sotomayor of SotoIP hears the same question a lot: "Can you take a look at my app and see if it's patentable?" John discussed the patent process at RIoT's most recent Lunch & Learn. He was realistic about the process - stressing that the most important question isn’t necessarily whether something is patentable or [...]

2019-02-12T17:20:34+00:00February 12th, 2019|