HIGH POINT — While busy supplying laptop computers for students in need, 30-year-old Adrian Martinca and his 25-year-old sister, Miriam Martincova, missed a deadline to submit a government form and now face being kicked out of the country. Martinca, founder and chairman of the nonprofit Technology for the Future, said they have been working with Winston-Salem-based immigration attorney Helen Parsonage, who advised him they may be able to get a federal hearing if they can get 30,000 online signatures on a petition.
WINSTON-SALEM – MOMI Brands, Inc., a Winston-Salem-based startup backed by Kapstone Medical and Enventys Partners, has raised an additional $2,079,000 of a possible $10 million total fundraising round, as of June 2, 2021, according to an SEC filing. The types of securities offered include debt financing and a security to be acquired upon the exercise of option, warrant, or other right to security, according to the filing.
WINSTON-SALEM & CHAPEL HILL – Two North Carolina companies are entering a technical partnership to bring a fully integrated solution to enterprise data management teams seeking to build semantic-capable, secure data fabrics. Winston-Salem-based Fluree, which built what it calls an immutable semantic graph data platform, will partner with Chapel Hill’s Lead Semantics, which built natural language processing technology, and the collaboration between the companies will be known as TextDistil.
The Camel City Blackouts are looking for a new drummer, but that hasn’t stopped the Winston-Salem-based band from making music.In January, the pop-punk band released its latest EP titled “13.” The EP features three songs.They are the rock song “Angels,” an acoustic rendition of “Another Night,” as well as an electric version of “Another Night.” Work is underway on more songs, and the band members hope to have another EP out this summer.
THOMASVILLE — A local fast-food chain’s announcement is the most recent sign of growth in Thomasville after more than a decade of emphasis of business recruitment by the city.Winston-Salem-based Dairi-O is expected to open its ninth restaurant at 1806 Liberty Drive in Thomasville, near the Sheetz convenience store.
TRACKING THE COVID-19 VACCINE Winston-Salem-based Novant Health is pausing distribution of all Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines because of blood clot concerns.The organization said anyone already scheduled to receive the shot Tuesday is being offered a Pfizer vaccine instead.The Forsyth County health department is also halting their distribution of the vaccine.In a joint statement Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating clots in six women that occurred six to 13 days after vaccination.
A Winston-Salem-based company’s promotion to sweeten the deal for getting a COVID-19 vaccination is getting some backlash on social media.No good deed goes unpunished.
Get glazed The most recent data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services shows that our state has administered 3,754,848 doses of the vaccine to residents over the past three months.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – OrbitalRX, the Winston-Salem-based software-as-a-service startup that aims to provide software to pharmacy leaders that can proactively manage drug supplies, has received a seed investment of $150,000 from The Launch Place.
WINSTON-SALEM–The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant negative impact on cultural and performing arts institutions around the globe, but a new curated streaming media platform based in Winston-Salem, NC – helps artists, arts and cultural organizations around the world.
Changes to UI enable more streamlined project management as customers increase number of cameras on jobsites. Winston Salem-based construction camera provider TrueLook announced today it has launched the next generation application for its popular construction technology solution. The architecture of the new platform will allow for increased scalability and faster feature development as the company continues its growth path. The new release brings improved performance and further simplifies how construction
THOMASVILLE — An advanced manufacturing program that could soon come to Thomasville High School was brought before the Davidson County Board of Commissioners earlier this month. TCS Superintendent Cate Gentry presented to the board a proposal for what could be a nearly $3 million construction project for a CTE building. Winston-Salem-based Walter Robb, a school construction and renovation company, issued a report on the possible renovation to the high school, which is more than 60 years old. Commissioners
PAUL GARBER/WFDD Winston-Salem-based Hanesbrands has unveiled a new strategy for growth, and pandemic protective gear is not part of the plan. The strategy puts a stronger focus on the Championship brand, seeks growth from the youth market for its Innerwear division, and builds the company’s e-commerce presence. Hanesbrands made an early pivot to mask production in the first weeks of the pandemic, which helped lead to second-quarter growth. Now the company says PPE is not part of its long-term plans and is