By Brie Handgraaf, The Wilson Times Two Wilson businesses, including a new downtown shop, will be among the seven startups participating in the inaugural cohort for the RIoT Accelerator Program launching later this month. “We were thrilled with the quality and enthusiasm of applicants we received to the RAP Wilson cohort,” said Rachael Meleney, RIoT [...]
"Several dozen community leaders and business owners gathered at Brewmasters on Thursday to learn about a new business accelerator program and scholarship program planned for the Gig East …" Click here to read the full article in The Wilson Times about a recent RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) interest meeting held in Wilson, NC. For more information [...]
Microgrid, a graduate of the RIoT Accelerator Program's first cohort, was one of five companies selected to join the GCxN Cleantech Accelerator. Each participating startup will receive as much as $250,000 in non-dilutive funding to aid in development and demonstration of its technology, with the opportunity for future follow-on funding, in addition to access to [...]
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 [...]
RIoT’s Sarah Glova interviewed by Town of Morrisville Council Member Steve Rao on Radio Mirchi USA, The Triangle’s Largest South Asian Radio Station
Listen in to South Asia's Hottest Music Radio Station Online, Radio Mirchi! City of Morrisville Council Member Steve Rao interviews RIoT's Director of Growth & Communication, Dr. Sarah Glova, about the IoT ecosystem in the Southeastern United States and about upcoming smart city initiatives. "What is RIoT? RIoT, first of all, is a nonprofit. Second, [...]
RIoTers, thanks for cheering on RIoT's recent Ireland event - we're proud that 2019 is the year the RIoT community went international. (RIoT's Executive Director Tom Snyder spoke at IoTWorldForum in Limerick, Ireland with IEEE.) During the trip, Irish Tech News Business Showcase published a profile of Tom and of RIoT's IoT-focused mission. Read more [...]
Featured in GrepBeat: Green Stream Technologies Wins RIoT’s Second Accelerator Pitch Contest April 11, 2019 By Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez Instead of its usual crowd of curious children, on Wednesday night Raleigh’s Marbles Kids Museum was filled with investors and entrepreneurs gathering for RIoT’s Pitch Night, the second that followed the RIoT Accelerator Program and sixth overall. [...]
The NC State Institute for Emerging Issues podcast, First in Future, recently featured an interview with RIoT's Sarah Glova. The episode focused on IoT, innovative technology, smart cities, and concerns about data privacy and job security. The host, IEI Director Leslie Boney, Sarah also mentioned many of the North Carolina organizations that helped her get [...]
WRAL TechWire asked RIoT Executive Director Tom Synder to set the stage for the Internet of Things discussions taking place in coming days during South by Southwest. Synder, who is speaking at the event, wrote this post while en route to the Texas haven of tech and culture. There are few topics that dominate today’s [...]
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 [...]
GrepBeat called Raleigh "the place to be for Triangle tech startup types" during IoT Demo Night, our most recent RIoT event. The demo night event was held last Monday, after the All Things Open conference, and it drew a huge crowd—the highest event attendance ever for a RIoT event. Attendees had a chance to see [...]
WRAL TechWire: “Internet-connected insects, opioid-detecting sewer bots and more—Recap of IoT Demo Night”
Held yesterday in partnership with All Things Open, our most recent RIoT event drew a 1000-strong crowd, one of the largest in our history to date. WRAL TechWire's published a recap post, IoT Demo night wonders: Internet-connected insects, opioid-detecting sewer bots and more, about the event: "From internet-connected insects to opioid-detecting sewer bots, RIoT’s 4th annual [...]
WRAL.com Marketing Manager Laura Blake spoke with NC RIoT Executive Director Tom Snyder and Program Director Rachael Meleney on the WRAL Tech on Tap Podcast, released yesterday. The episode covers everything from NC RIoT’s mission, vision, and history, including the beginning of RIoT with our founder Larry Steffan, to RIoT's work with startups through the RIoT [...]
Our RIoT Lunch & Learn session on September 27th, 2018 featured industry veteran Sarah LaLiberte from Mainspire, who talked about the role that networking, joint ventures, marketing, alliances, and standards play in making a good idea great and a business venture successful. The Tech & Wisdom blog by Keith Washo posted a writeup of the event, which [...]
Check out WRAL's write-up of our 28th event, Artificial Intelligence + Internet of Things = Threat? Debating the big question, published on the WRAL TechWire blog. RIoT put on its 28th RIoT event, in partnership with SAS, on Tuesday night in Cary. Around 200 packed into the SAS Executive Briefing Center to catch a lineup [...]
RIoT is now accepting applications for the RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) Spring 2019 cohort. IoT startups and corporate innovation teams should apply to participate in the 12-week high-touch program. The application deadline is Friday November 9 at 5pm EST. The RAP Spring 2019 program will run from January 14th to April 5th. RAP provides robust [...]
RIoT was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post on how IoT has helped improve weather forecasting accuracy and emergency preparation.
Check out this article by High Point University that features RIoT RAP participant Quinn Riddle and her business, Eversafe.
RIoT was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post about RIoT's most recent Pitch Night. Click here to check out the post and to view photos of the event.
EDA Regional Innovation Strategies Grantee RIoT Working to Accelerate the Growth of Internet of Things-focused Companies in North Carolina’s Piedmont Region
Check out this article by EDA that features the RIoT Accelerator Program and how it's driving innovation and commercialization of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.
RIoT was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post about RIoT's fourth annual Pitch Night. Click here to check out the post and for more details on the accelerator program's upcoming pitch competition in Raleigh next month at the Lincoln Theatre.
RIoT was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post about last week's IoT Slam 2018 conference. Click here to check out the post and to read a quote by RIoT's own executive director, Tom Snyder, on the most important element to a successful IoT program.
RIoT was featured on Fox8 in this post about the RIoT Accelerator program. Click here to check out the post and learn more from one of our RAP participants, EverSafe, and how the RIoT Accelerator program is helping them accomplish their entrepreneurial endeavors.
Check out this article by Inc. that features the Research Triangle and it's rising status in the startup business world.
RIoT was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post about RIoT hosting a deep-dive workshop in DC on Monday, June 25. Click here to check out the post and for more details on RIoT going to DC to educate startups on how they can apply IoT enterprise solutions to the defense sector.
RIoT was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post about startups turning to accelerator programs like RIoT RAP. Click here to check out the post and for more details on how the RIoT Accelerator Program sets itself apart from other accelerator programs.
RIoT Executive Director Tom Snyder was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post on the upcoming Connect (X) event at the Charlotte Convention Center from May 21-24. Click here to check out the post and Tom’s comments on IoT in North Carolina.
RIoT was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post announcing the upcoming Connectivity Expo, taking place on May 21 through May 24 in Charlotte. Click here to check out the post and for more details on the Connect (X) event which provides a full slate of panels, speakers, workshops, forums, and networking, all with the intention of bringing [...]
RIoT was featured on WRAL in this video about tech companies in the Triangle waiting to hear if Apple will be making a home in North Carolina. Click here to check out the story and to see how tech companies in the Triangle are reacting to Apple's interest.