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ABC 11 Talks Diverse Growth in the Triangle

The Triangle continues to be one of the fastest growing areas in the country and African Americans are making a major contribution. Black-owned businesses are growing and adding diverse businesses to our communities. Danya Perry, Director of Equitable Economic Development is helping promote … Read more >


Cary-Based SAS Making Major Investment

SAS announces $1 Billion investment in Artificial Intelligence (AI).  Read more >


Tom Snyder of RIoT Covers SXSW Trip

Tom Snyder, executive director of RIoT, the Raleigh-based Internet of Things users group, salutes a delegation of Raleigh and Wake County representatives for their efforts to represent the N.C. capital at South by Southwest. Read more >


Toursim Talk Blog Covers SXSW Trip

The story of Raleigh, N.C., at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2019 is one of collaboration. We talk about Raleigh being “a city that prides itself on our collaborative spirit,” which I suspect many cities say about themselves, but not so many do. Read more >


Cellectis CEO Talks Talent in Wake County

Cellectis' CEO Dr André Choulika, says his company choose Raleigh over other cities in the country for three reasons: a pre-built building that peaked their interest, a deep talent pool, and a thriving biopharmaceutical industry – one that is thriving without tension. Read more >


WCED Announces Economic Development Director

Kathleen Henry, Economic Development Manager, has been promoted to Economic Development Director. Kathleen has been working with WCED since 2017 as a key member of the business recruitment and expansion team. Her role within WCED has also focused on strategic efforts around Wake County Eco… Read more >


French Life Sciences Company Joins Wake County

On Thursday, March 7, Governor Cooper announced French-owned company Cellectis Biologics, will be opening its first North American Manufacturing facility in Wake County, bringing 200 jobs and $68.6 million investment to the region. Cellectis, a life sciences company, will join over 700 for… Read more >


EdScoop Features NC State Quantum Computing Hub

In partnership with NC State Centennial Campus, EdScoop featured an article about the IBM Quantum Computing Hub located on NC State’s campus. EdScoop reaches higher education leaders and technology directors with news driving technology and digital learning in K-12 and higher education… Read more >


Raleigh Named on WalletHub List

State capitals aren’t just for lawmaking. Often, they’re thriving cities with a lot of economic and cultural value. Raleigh has been ranked in the top 5. Read more >


Adrienne Cole Wins Again

The Triangle Business Journal has revealed its 2019 class of CEO of the Year Awards winners. Raleigh Chamber CEO, Adrienne Cole, has been named to the 2019 CEO of the Year list. Adrienne also recently was named part of Business North Carolina's "Power 100."  You can read more … Read more >