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, [...]

2019-06-17T14:32:32+00:00June 17th, 2019|

Representing RIoT at SelectUSA Summit 2019 in DC

Had a chance this morning to speak on a panel with four ecosystem drivers from across the US. The best part? Afterward, an entrepreneur from Romania approached and shared that his startup was relocating to the US. He said that after our panel, he was considering Raleigh. "We need app developers, UX people," he said, [...]

2019-06-10T19:04:26+00:00June 10th, 2019|

RIoT Accelerator Program – Applications Open!

RIoT is accepting applications for the RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) - now through June 30th. Don't miss this chance to apply for RIoT's high-touch 12-week accelerator, designed specifically for startups related to IoT. View the FAQs and the application requirements here. ###

2019-05-24T20:21:53+00:00May 24th, 2019|

RIoT Featured in Irish Tech News Business Showcase

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 [...]

2019-04-16T17:20:38+00:00April 16th, 2019|

GrepBeat: Green Stream Technologies Wins RIoT’s Second Accelerator Pitch Contest

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. [...]

2019-04-11T15:39:05+00:00April 11th, 2019|

Meet Your Pitch Night Judges

A panel of all-star judges will select the next winner of the RIoT Championship Belt. Join us at Marbles Kids Museum on April 10th for the second RIoT Accelerator Program II (RAP) Pitch Night! This event is FREE but pre-registration is required.  THE JUDGES: A panel of all-star judges will select the next winner of the RIoT Championship Belt, including: Eva [...]

2019-04-10T19:45:41+00:00April 9th, 2019|

RIoT Tackles Sports/Entertainment IoT Topic in Atlanta – RECAP

Addressing a crowd of over 100 participants and exhibitors, three speakers highlighted how disruptive tech is changing the face of the sports & entertainment industries. RIoT XXXIII was held at Atlanta Tech Village on Tuesday night, and topics included: Recapping the flexible network that powered the Atlanta Super Bowl Looking at tech that will impact [...]

2019-03-29T15:16:39+00:00March 29th, 2019|

RIoT Underground in SXSW – Podcast episode about SX and IoT

RIoT Underground is a podcast about innovators changing the world with disruptive technology. What better place to talk about that than Austin during SXSW? But to bring RIoT Studios to Austin, we needed some help. We partnered with Amplify Philly and their production team at Mid Atlantic FX, recording a four-person podcast episode on the [...]

2019-03-13T20:13:00+00:00March 12th, 2019|

First in Future Podcast Interviews Sarah Glova

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 [...]

2019-03-12T16:54:31+00:00March 12th, 2019|

RIoT Underground Podcast Hits 200 Plays in 1st Week!

The RIoT Underground podcast has been live a WEEK and we’ve had almost 200 PLAYS. Thanks, RIoT community! If you haven’t tuned in yet, binge now - episode #5 is out today. In RIoT Underground’s short, topic-focused episodes, we talk tech and ideas from innovators who are changing the world with disruptive technology. If you [...]

2019-03-07T21:35:27+00:00March 7th, 2019|

RIoT at SXSW: #Raleigh2SXSW Features Tom Snyder as SXSW Panel Moderator

Tom Snyder is leading the How IoT is Shaping the Future of Cities panel at SXSW on MAR 9, 2019 | 12:30PM – 1:30PM, presented by Amplify Philly MODERATOR: TOM SNYDER, RIoT SPEAKERS DON COLEMAN, Chariot Solutions MAIA OTTENSTEIN, Thomas Jefferson University / Jefferson Health Adam Covati, Bandwidth The Internet of Things has been part of manufacturing, [...]

2019-03-08T21:13:05+00:00March 7th, 2019|

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|

Speakers Announced for Intelligent Infrastructures Forum with Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) Feb. 15

Join RIoT and Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) for a half-day workshop event on February 15 in Raleigh, NC. This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. IIC officially published the speaker list earlier today: Dr. Richard Soley, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium Tom Snyder, Executive Director, RIoT Wael William Diab, Senior [...]

2019-01-24T01:41:14+00:00January 24th, 2019|

Potentially lethal phone chargers? RIoT Lunch & Learn focuses on product safety.

Here’s a word of warning before you bargain-hunt your next phone accessory: A 2016 UL technical investigation of 400 fake Apple chargers found that 99 percent failed a basic safety test. All but three of the 400 off-brand chargers were potentially hazardous and 12 “were so poorly designed and constructed that they posed a risk [...]

2019-01-22T01:32:37+00:00January 22nd, 2019|

RIoT launching new podcast series, RIoT Underground

RIoT has always been a grassroots movement—a community-backed network sparking and growing IoT opportunities. In 2019, we'll focus on sharing that energy through a brand-new podcast. Keep an eye out for RIoT Underground, RIoT's new podcast that will feature IoT use cases, leaders and entrepreneurs, startup stories, tech trends, and more. If you are a RIoT [...]

2019-01-11T15:43:43+00:00January 10th, 2019|

RIoT’s “Internet of Things’s 4.0 economy – what to expect in 2019” featured in WRAL TechWire

Industrial Revolutions don’t happen overnight, but 2018 showed that we are clearly past the hype stage and into the IoT 4.0 economy. Depending on the source, there are between 19 and 24 million connected devices deployed worldwide. Here is RIoT’s assessment of the trends and developments that will be center stage in 2019... Read more [...]

2019-01-04T15:36:39+00:00January 4th, 2019|

Tinkerers and Hackers of IoT: Motor Demos at RIoT Lunch and Learn

Garage experimenters are to thank for tech we love today—after all, Homebrew Computer Club members paved the way from the 1976 Apple I to today's iPhone XS. But there's a big difference in 70's tech and today's devices: most of our modern products are closed. Our laptops are cased in beautiful plastic, and we almost [...]

2019-01-03T20:44:52+00:00January 3rd, 2019|

RIoT is Growing; Welcome Dr. Sarah Glova to the Team

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Sarah Glova to the team. Sarah joins as RIoT’s first Director of Communications & Growth. Sarah will be directly supporting RIoT’s 75+ sponsors, helping to architect RIoTs and partner events, leading marketing and communication efforts, and supporting RIoT’s mission of capturing and growing IoT opportunities. We asked Sarah a [...]

2018-11-29T21:06:40+00:00November 26th, 2018|

Bridging the blockchain knowledge gap at Gig East

Check out this article featured on WRAL TechWire on the Blockchain experts panel at Gig East. Click here to check out the post and read more on what panelists had to say about blockchain and its impact on cryptocurrency.

2018-11-20T11:46:21+00:00November 6th, 2018|

IoT Demo Night highlighted by Triangle tech news site GrepBeat

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 [...]

2018-11-19T14:57:04+00:00October 24th, 2018|

Internet-connected insects, opioid-detecting sewer bots and more—WRAL TechWire Recaps 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 [...]

2018-10-23T16:15:22+00:00October 23rd, 2018|

NC RIoT Featured on WRAL Tech on Tap Podcast

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 [...]

2018-10-11T14:52:51+00:00October 11th, 2018|

WRAL TechWire Recaps RIoT’s 28th RIoT Event

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 [...]

2018-09-26T15:48:58+00:00September 26th, 2018|

The RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP): Applications Now Open!

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 [...]

2018-09-24T21:00:13+00:00September 24th, 2018|