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Inc. Magazine’s 2016 Best Industries Report Features FFVC Startup BioMason

This article – part of Inc.’s 2016 Best Industries report – focuses on BioMason, the building-materials startup that makes bricks and masonry from scratch without the need for heat. While traditional brick-making requires blasting clay in kilns at 2,000 degrees for several days, releasing massive amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, BioMason injects sand with microorganisms to initiate a process like the one that creates coral. The technique takes four days, and when complete, the bricks are strong enough for use in houses, commercial buildings and other structures. […]

February 1st, 2016|

WRAL TechWire: SciQuest Reveals New Brand on 20th Anniversary

To recognize both the 20th anniversary of the company’s incorporation and the fifth anniversary since becoming a public company, FFVC alum SciQuest rang the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite on November 23rd and revealed its new brand, designed to place an emphasis on solutions the company delivers for its customers.   […]

November 30th, 2015|

FFVC Alum baebies Completes $13 Financing Round

A Triangle newborn health screening startup and former FFVC resident company, babies reported Monday that it had completed a $13 million round in equity financing to develop its neonatal screening technology. […]

July 28th, 2015|

Mayo Clinic and FFVC Alum United Therapeutics Team Up on Lung Restoration Center

Mayo Clinic and United Therapeutics Corp. announced on June 15th that they are partnering together to build and operate a lung restoration center on the Mayo campus in Jacksonville, Florida.  According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 1,600 people are currently waiting for a lung transplant and many more could benefit from one if more donor lungs were available.  Construction of the center is supposed to be complete in 2017. […]

June 19th, 2015|

SciQuest Benchmark Report Proves Spend Management Automation Value

SciQuest Network Benchmark Report highlights key results and includes best practice insights and suggestions for improvement. […]

April 20th, 2015|

South Florida Business Journal Highlights FFVC Alumni United Therapeutics

Martine Rothblatt, CEO of United Therapeutics Corp., was profiled in a recent South Florida Business Journal article entitled “America’s highest-paid female CEO joins eMerge Americas lineup.” The article discusses Rothblatt’s keynote address as well as other expected speakers at the upcoming eMerge Americas technology conference in Miami. […]

April 13th, 2015|

FFVC Alumni bioMASON Featured on CNN Money

bioMASON, an FFVC alumni company, was profiled in a recent article by CNN Money entitled "5 startups that are reimagining the world." The story, which highlights 5 different [...]

February 19th, 2015|

Sophisticated & Customizable Platform Enables Broad E-Commerce Participation

Analysts estimate that by 2017, 60 percent of all retail sales will involve the internet. As many companies struggle to understand how this will affect their [...]

January 22nd, 2015|

First Flight Alum bioMASON Profiled in ExitEvent

First Flight Venture Center alumni bioMASON can't stop racking up great press. The latest solid article on Ginger Dosier and the bioMASON crew comes from ExitEvent, which [...]

November 11th, 2014|

Growing Bricks is Good Business and Good for the Planet

More than 1 trillion traditional bricks are produced in the world yearly, emitting an estimate 800 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmostphere.  FFVC [...]

September 3rd, 2014|