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Union Station Featured in Livability

Union Station, located in the heart of the Warehouse District in downtown Raleigh was featured in an article titled "Rail Reinvented: 8 Train Stations With Awesome Comeback Stories." Read more >

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Raleigh named in the Top 15 Cities for Women Entrepreneurs

Coming in at number 11, Raleigh appeared on a list from Magnify Money as a top location for women entrepreneurs. Read more >

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WCED's Ashley Cagle Receives Award for Leadership

During the Wake County Public School System Superintendents Breakfast, Ashley Cagle, assistant executive director for Wake County Economic Development, was honored for her outstanding leadership as a volunteer for WCPSS School-to-Career Council. Ashley is a dedicated advocate for K-12 educ… Read more >

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$40M funder to accelerate WalkMe's growth in Raleigh

After announcing the move to a new space, WalkMe receives more good news with announcement of an additional $40 million in funding. Read more >

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Raleigh Makes New List

Major news outlet CNBC recently included Raleigh in a top ten list of cities where jobs are plentiful and businesses are thriving.  Read more >

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How you can Help after Hurricane Florence

Our beautiful home state of North Carolina was hit hard by Hurricane Florence over the weekend. While Wake County was spared major damage, many communities need help. Check out these articles to see how you can help those in need. Reference the links below: Tropical Depression Florence: How… Read more >

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Local Tech Startup Raises $100 Million

Pendo, a local tech startup in Raleigh, has raised over $100 million since 2013. Read more >

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Virginia solar panel firm picks Raleigh over Charlotte

A Virginia solar panel provider has picked Raleigh over Charlotte for an operations center, and is the midst of hiring 75 people in the Triangle. Read more >

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Raleigh Ranks #2 as Best City for Young Professionals

Thrillist.com, a popular website dedicated to covering food, drink, travel, and entertainment recently released an article covering the best cities for young professionals. Compared to 24 other cities, Raleigh ranked number 2.  Read more >

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Wake County Economic Development Partners with Pendo for Career Night

Danya Perry, WCED's Equitable Economic Development Manager partnered with Pendo to host a careers and community night to help attract a diverse talent pool for careers at Pendo.  Read more >