April 26, 2016

Grant Funding Discussion with U.S. Congressman David Price

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

Celebrate National Small Business Week with Congressman David Price & First Flight Venture Center Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. During National Small Business Week the Congressman will visit FFVC to [...]

CED “Raising the Dough” Workshop On 4/27

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

What is "Raising the Dough": Entrepreneur-only half-day workshop on the basics of fundraising, featuring advice from successful entrepreneurs & investors, coaching roundtables, and a networking reception. $20 for CED Members, $75 for Non-members. Who: Early-stage [...]

TBJ Highlights SciKon Deal with Singapore Group

Client Media Coverage, IN THE NEWS, SciKon|

Durham-based Scion Innovation has reached a development deal with InvitroCue that will expand the utility of SciKon’s SciFlow 1000 System into the infectious disease space. […]

4/7 Lunch & Learn: How Can You Make CROWDFUNDING Work For You?

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

Attend First Flight Venture Center's next Lunch & Learn session on April 7th from 12 - 1pm. Jim Verdonik of Ward & Smith will discuss CROWDFUNDING:  How do you make this new capital raising tool work [...]

March 10, 2016

Innovate-In-8 March Event: Technologies That Are Changing The Future Of STEM

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

Come participate in the 2016 Innovate-In-8 event series!  There will be great people to meet and great companies and organizations to learn about. Don't miss this FREE event! March Theme: "Technologies That Are Changing The Future [...]

Ridge Diagnostics Depression Study Highlighted in Online Health Journal

Client Media Coverage, IN THE NEWS, RidgeDx|

Chief Scientific Officer of Ridge Diagnostics, John Bilello, PdD, is part of one of the first research teams to move away from single biomarkers and pioneer a probabilistic approach in testing for depression.  The test – MDDScore – is shown to potentially wield real predictive power in diagnosing the number one cause of disability worldwide […]

Come Enjoy Next FFVC Lunch & Learn 3/22 on HR Dos & Don’ts

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

First Flight’s next Lunch & Learn series event will feature the presentation "Your People:  The One Truly Sustainable Competitive Advantage"  by HR professional Amanda Mancuso. Date: March 22, 2016 Time: 12-1pm Place: First Flight Venture [...]

January 27, 2016

CertiRx and IN2trace Partner to Combat Counterfeits in Supply Chain

CertiRx, Client Release, PRESS RELEASES|

CertiRx Corporation and IN2trace Ltd announce a partnership to bring best-in-class tools to the fight against counterfeits, a $600 billion dollar industry that accounts for 5-7% of world trade, according to the International Chamber of Commerce. […]

December 14, 2015

APersona ASM Makes TransCirrus Most Secure Cloud-in-a-Box Appliance on Market

Client Media Coverage, IN THE NEWS, TransCirrus|

CBS 19 KYTX in Tyler, TX, announced that TransCirrus, the leading converged appliance provider, has chosen aPersona’s Adaptive Security Manager (ASM) to protect their OpenStack-based, flexible infrastructure appliances. With aPersona ASM, TransCirrus appliances have an “always on” strong adaptive multi-factor security layer protecting all logins to TransCirrus’ cloud management portals. […]

November 11, 2015

Come Enjoy Next FFVC Lunch & Learn 12/10 with Karin Reed of TriPoint Media

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

First Flight's next Lunch & Learn series event will feature the presentation "ACE Your Pitch - Authenic, Compelling and Engaging" by Karin Reed, President of TriPoint Media. Date: December 10, 2015 Time: 12-1pm Place: First [...]

FFVC 11/10 Lunch & Learn: International Taxation and Law by BILTgroup

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

A representative of the BILTgroup will be directing the next FFVC Lunch & Learn. The topic of discussion will be the huge developments in international taxation and law recently. Tickets are free but sign up [...]

October 30, 2015

Centauri Surgical Systems

Centauri Surgical Systems, CLIENTS|

Centauri Surgical Systems develops real-time MRI-guided robotic surgical platforms for neurologic procedures that allow surgeons to precisely access the brain and spine during surgery, providing rapid, automated delivery of diagnostic and therapeutic instruments and drugs. [...]

Koolbridge Solar Inc.

CLIENTS, Koolbridge Solar Inc.|

Smart Solar Technologies for the New Millennium The initial product that Koolbridge Solar Inc. is bringing to market is their Smart Load Center™.   This innovative and timely product maximizes the use of free solar energy [...]

Help Support the First Flight LIFTOFF Program


LiftOff is our innovative program to help North Carolina's scientific entrepreneurs get early funding for their technology start-ups. Our team of in-house executives and grant experts will guide LiftOff start-ups through grant applications so they can [...]

FFVC Pig Picking 2015 Was A Night to Remember

EVENTS, Past Events|

October 22nd was a beautiful night for the annual Pig Picking at First Flight Venture Center. Lots of friends, families and even some pets showed up for the fun event. Entertainment was provided by Nico [...]

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