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Raleigh Makes Top 10 List for Best Large Cities to Start a Business

Raleigh along with two other North Carolina cities landed in WalletHub's 2018 Best Large Cities to Start a Business. Read more >


senseFly Moves Operations to Wake County

Previously located in Washington, D.C., the company’s new office will accommodate its rapid growth and its location allows senseFly to join the Research Triangle, a growing network of technology leaders. Read more >


Local Companies Recognized for Outstanding Executive Leadership

Raleigh companies Red Hat and Pendo received recognition in USA Today for outstanding executive leadership.  Read more >


North Carolina wins the Gold Shovel for Economic Development Success

Area Development named North Carolina a Gold Shovel recipient for securing two of the largest economic development announcements in the country last year. Credit Suisse announced 1,200 jobs, while Infosys announced 2,000 during 2017.  Read more >


Credit Suisse names new RTP site lead

Credit Suisse is promoting from within to replace longtime Research Triangle Park site lead Jim Captain. Its tapped 10-year Credit Suisse veteran Sophia Wajnert to lead the operation under a new title: senior franchise officer.  Read more >


IBM veteran tapped to lead Infosys' new 2,000-job Raleigh hub

Infosys is taking a big bet on an IBMer, tapping former IBM Digital Commerce leader Deverre Lierman to helm its Triangle operation. Read more >


Chief Executive Magazine Features Major Raleigh Company

As the Research Triangle region continues to draw the eye of business leaders across the nation, experts are analyzing what has made the region such an attractive landing spot for businesses over the past decade. Each day, the Research Triangle’s three tier-one research universities, d… Read more >


Global Traveler Magazine Covers Raleigh

In the May 2018 issue of Global Traveler magazine, journalist Ron Bernthal captures his recent visit to Raleigh detailing the business-friendly environment and quality of life amenities that enhance the community’s lifestyle. His article offers a perfect reflection on the current … Read more >


Ipreo Announces Expansion at Downtown Raleigh Location

Ipreo will expand its presence in downtown Raleigh after receiving a new grant from the state of North Carolina and the city of Raleigh. Ipreo has announced the expansion of its Raleigh, North Carolina operation. The company is a leading provider of workflow solutions and market intelligenc… Read more >


2018 Economic Development Forum Recap

When Wake County residents think of growth, their thoughts can often be separated into two camps. While some think of new restaurant openings, job creation, and opportunity, others think of longer commutes, shrinking backyards, and fewer familiar faces. While growth brings its share of bene… Read more >