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Bee Downtown Lands Leigh-Kathryn Bonner On Forbes 30 Under 30

Fourth-generation beekeeper, Leigh-Kathryn Bonner founded Bee Downtown in Durham, NC to save the dwindling honeybee population, while simultaneously providing corporations with a novel approach to sustainability. Read more >

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Jon Hayes, CEO of Raleigh-Born Company Pitches Start-Up to Shark Tank

Tune in to ABC this Sunday from 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT to watch local Raleigh entrepreneur pitch his company, Reward Stock to the Sharks. RewardStock provides personalized strategies to pay for travel with reward points. Read more >

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Raleigh Ranks as the 4th Best City for Veterans

Raleigh recently ranked as the 4th best city for veterans alongside other metros like San Antonio, TX, Lincoln, NE, and Arlington, TX. Read more >

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Raleigh Ranks High on Forbes List

Four cities from North Carolina ranked in the top 15 of the Forbes "Best Place for Business & Careers" list. Raleigh ranked at number 2, just behind Seattle. Read more >

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Raleigh Ranks #8 on Top U.S. Cities For Finding A Job

Glassdoor recently ranked 25 cities to determine the best for finding a job, Raleigh ranked #8. Read more >

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RDU adds New Nonstop International Flight

Raleigh-Durham International Airport has scored its seventh nonstop international destination. Nonstop flights to Montreal will begin June 3rd, 2019. Read more >

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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 >