At ExitEvent, we want you up on all the topics trending and news happening in the Triangle, so here's a feature we run after each month ends recapping the most popular 10 stories and posts (and one video) on our site. They're ranked below based on page views counted by Google Analytics.
The semi-secret Silicon Valley funding of a Durham startup without a product grabbed our top spot this month, and it was closely followed by the huge news that bootstrapped Bronto Software had been sold. Readers also liked our deeper dive into the internationally-known virtual reality innovators in Cary, our report on some activities in the clean tech and sustainability startup worlds and the progress made by two NCSU students who dreamt up their startup in entrepreneurship class.
We rounded out the month with Smashing Boxes' great advice for building an Apple Watch app, and the cool story behind one they built for surfers.
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A pair of DevOps experts win Silicon Valley as lead investor for new Durham startup and share how they made the deal.
The global leader in email marketing for major Internet retailers, based in Durham, agrees to be sold to a Silicon Valley public company with some synergies.
World-class technology powers the Wearality SKY 3D headset, developed by VR pioneers in Cary to outsell and outperform Oculus. This is the second in a three-part series on this local company's innovation in virtual reality.
This Cary startup has $1.7M investment, a Kickstarter campaign and global attention for its patented virtual reality glasses. This is the first in a three-part series on this local company's innovation in virtual reality.
An NC State student and recent graduate are taking on EdTech and other industries with Bulletin Mobile communication software.
The Raleigh winners of the first local PayPal-sponsored BattleHack head to Silicon Valley this Fall to compete in the global finals for $100K.
Durham's newest craft brewery is the first inside a minor league baseball stadium, but with growth plans far beyond the park.
The Triangle proves to be a hotbed for startups and entrepreneurs who care about the environment.
A newly-funded Durham startup is taking a creative approach to finding talent talented workers interested in energy and sustainability.
An experimental side project at the Durham based creative agency led to national headlines and some valuable development tips...before the Apple Watch even debuted.
And our most viewed video of the month was: