This week's extended conversation is with the CEO and founder of Carimus and GoodBookey, Tony Pease. Jason and Tony talk about the Goodbookey startup story and how Tony built the company from weekly team meetings at a local bar.
Our podcast team Laura, Michael and Jason start the show by lamenting and celebrating the loss of Amazon HQ2 to New York and Northern Virginia. They talk about what is next for the Triangle and why the Triangle might have missed out on the tech giant.
Michael Baylor (WRAL Digital Solutions) headed down to Wilson, NC to talk to Greenlight Community Broadband and other community members about the innovation in Eastern North Carolina, during its annual Whirligig Festival. Since the time of tobacco trading, Eastern North Carolina has been a leader in agriculture and business, and Wilson has taken that storied history into the future with its emphasis on creating a place that modern day businesses and startups can thrive. The pride and joy...
Dr. Reginal Parker is the CEO and founder of Optimal Solar and the winner of the 2018 Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange: Black Founders Demo Day, which took place at American Underground in Durham, NC. Dr. Parker talks about the tangible and invaluable things that he walked away with after the, Google sponsored, exchange week and how those intangible things will continue to pay dividends long into the future. Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange Week is a networking and mentorship retreat,...
The top stories on WRAL Techwire include stories about Fidelity Investments, the Morehead Planetarium at UNC, LaunchBio in Durham and the Triangle's first Augmented Reality mural in downtown Raleigh. The conversation teaser is with the winner of the Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange: Black Founders pitch event and the team takes a deep dive into what was going on during Kanye's recent visit to the White House and how that could change the music industry for the artist and the consumer.
In our recent conversation with the executive director of NC RIoT Tom Snyder and program director Rachael Meleney, WRAL.com Marketing Manager Laura Blake dives into NC RIoT's mission, vision and history.
The first country-wide push alert from the president's office was sent Thursday and the team kicks off the show talking about the implications, the benefits and the challenges that may arise from a new direct line of communication from the executive branch of government to the people.
The Tech on Tap team dives into WRAL's latest documentary, Connecting the Bots, and talk about the idea of making your career future proof and what professions they would be OK having a robot substitute a human.
Alicia Park talks Tech Girlz, a non-profit organization based out of Philadelphia focused on exposing young women to careers and opportunities in tech by partnering with volunteers from the business community.
The Tech on Tap team tackles the expansion of fiber in the Triangle, North Carolina's newest billionaire, male contraceptive pills, Elon Musk vision for humanity and Tek Mountain's 3rd annual Summer Bash in Wilmington.