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How One Innovation Quarter Start-Up Raised $1.4 Million

It’s an ever-increasing problem. You’re preparing for a scheduled medical procedure, and the hospital calls. There’s a shortage of one of the medications used in the procedure, and the procedure has to be delayed—for the foreseeable future. There just isn’t enough medication to go around.…

Fired Up: Cugino Forno Comes to Bailey Power Plant

During an extended tour of Italy five years ago, Joseph Ozbey ate lunch at L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, a pizzeria in Naples, made famous not only because of its legendary pizza, but because it was also featured in the film “Eat, Pray, Love,” starring Julia…

Making Winston-Salem’s Workforce More Inclusive

How Goler Community Development Corporation is Making Winston-Salem's Workforce More Inclusive Michael Suggs’ view of downtown Winston-Salem used to be, well, higher. In the almost 20 years that he worked in marketing and government relations for Reynolds American, Inc., he would look out from his…

What Millennials Mean for Business

Two years ago, millennials surpassed Generation X and Baby Boomers to become the largest living generation in the United States. As their numbers in the workforce increase, so does their influence on workplace trends. Here are three ways these changing demographics affect the business world…

A Start-up Grows Up in the Innovation Quarter

The moment they met, Rob Arnold knew Nathan Powell was the one to help him get Threat Sketch—Rob’s cybersecurity start-up—off the ground. “I showed Nathan what I was working on, and when he said ‘I know what you’re doing. I understand that,’ I was so…

Cognistx: Cognitive Computing and Innovation

Gathered around a whiteboard in the kitchen of their office suite, Sanjay Chopra and Karen Barnes are deep in conversation in a language that is all their own. Among the markings and whir of their brainstorm, a few words filter through the mass of information:…

5 Secrets to Start-Up Company Success

What does it take to launch and grow a start-up? Local biomaterials company KeraNetics—a global leader in purified keratin medical products for wound care and tissue regeneration – is a prime example of an invention that spun out of a research laboratory at Wake Forest…

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