WRAL TechWire: “Here’s a look at entrepreneurs’ projects aiming to boost local governments”

This article was originally published in WRAL Techwire on August 28th. by Tom Snyder, Executive Director, RIoT — August 28, 2019 . RALEIGH – For the past eight years, local volunteers have coordinated civic entrepreneurship across the region, merging efforts under the nonprofit NC Open Pass. Here are projects presented Tuesday night from entrepreneurs aiming to help local [...]

2019-08-28T14:59:56+00:00August 28th, 2019|

Standing in Pendo’s Growing Shadow, Raleigh’s Candidates for Mayor Describe City “at a Crossroads”

Innovate Raleigh’s meet-the-candidates forum was held Tuesday, August 15th at Pendo’s Fayetteville Street office. The six potential mayors spoke in unison about one theme: Raleigh is at a crossroads.  Caroline Sullivan, a former Wake County commissioner, said residents were at a “crossroads for our future.” Justin Sutton, a 30-year-old procurement attorney for the state of [...]

2019-08-26T14:28:54+00:00August 26th, 2019|

RIoT picks eight Internet of Things startups from across US for accelerator program

This article was published in WRAL TechWire on August 6th. RIoT’s Fall 2019 RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) includes Internet of Things companies that are tackling everything from taking down pesky backyard pests to better protecting newborns in the NICU. The RIoT Accelerator Program is industry and stage agnostic, but we are looking for interesting, viable IoT solutions [...]

2019-08-07T11:13:44+00:00August 7th, 2019|