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Finding the Fun in Gliders

I have been working very hard to develop the design of my Radio Controlled Gliders. It needs to be elegant in order for me to be happy. In the world of Radio Control there are already far too many poor quality products available to the public. My goal is to create a...

Suds Waterless: Saving the World One Car Wash at a Time

Environmental Issues Involved in the Car Wash  We at Suds Waterless are always concerned with the environmental impact of washing cars.  Contamination of surface waters may arise from the rinse discharging to storm drains, which eventually drain to rivers and lakes....

Well Groomed Data: Data Analytics and Quantum Mechanics

Modern Computing and the Next Step in its Evolution We’ve become comfortable with the modern PC in all its iterations: laptop, tablet, cell phones.  The processing speeds of computers have doubled every one or two years according to Moore’s law, but experts believe...

Do you have the pollen blues (or yellows)?

  Pollen:  The Scourge of Spring Have you walked outside in the past week to find that everything has been covered in a layer of yellow-green dust? Have you been ready to take on the day only to be rendered sick as soon as you opened your front door? If so,...

Our Society’s Changing Views on Substance Abuse

The Pressing Problem of Substance Abuse On March 29th, President Obama announced a new plan to combat the rising opioid addiction problem in the United States. The plan makes it easier for doctors to prescribe the limited number of available anti-addiction drugs,...

SEO and How to Use It

Over the course of the past six weeks as an intern for Triad Startup Lab, I’ve learned about many different ways to maximize a company’s visibility on the web. Recently, I’ve been pondering how a company’s visibility on the internet can affect their overall profit...

Greensboro Downtown Marketplace

A great THIRD PLACE: Greensboro Downtown Marketplace Incubator Why does a memory from more than 60 years ago stick! For me, Dan Curry, it comes down to family and food. I vividly remember pulling my grandmothers grocery cart that was as tall as I was to the city...

Storytelling in Ethical Consumerism

  At the founders’ meeting last week, Taylor Pipes gave a presentation on content strategy and the art of storytelling. Telling the story of your business is an important, yet often overlooked, form of marketing. Taylor outlined that the three key points of brand...

Inspiration from Light and Clouds

Light and Clouds Picture the clouds.  The first tentacles of color appear, signaling the rise of the sun.  The colors fade to a brilliant white, only to return in the majesty of sunset.  The colors fade to blue, and moons glow softly lights the cloud in a peaceful...

ArtsCarolina and Triad Startup Lab

A Highlight of the First Four Weeks of Triad Startup Lab Four weeks have passed after the beginning of the Triad Startup Lab winter 2016 session.  I have enjoyed updating the Triad Startup Lab Website and creating biographies of the founders to be placed on the...

The Importance of Customer Feedback

  Since SUDS has joined the Triad Startup Lab, some of our key areas of focus have been our sales chain process and how we present ourselves to clients through our marketing strategy. As we have adjusted our model to primarily serve other businesses, we have also...

Triad Startup Weekend 2016

What to Expect at Triad Startup Weekend: The Triad Startup Weekend is fast approaching.  Held at the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship, events begin 6:30 pm Friday, April 15th, and last till Sunday the 17th.  Attendees will have opportunities to: network, share...

Triad Startup Lab 2016 Spring Cohort: Week 5 Update

Triad Startup Lab 2016 Spring Cohort: Week 5 Update Collectively you pulled almost $21,000 in sales last week, seriously impressive. The best yet! A great week!  Congratulations to every one of you – for powering through the last weeks “MILESTONE-mania”...

Creating a Product Portfolio

Fluffmonger – Jenny Maj     This past week, I participated in two local fairs: The Local Taste Fair at Deep Roots Market and the Hand to Hand Market at Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Company. I introduced four new greeting card designs at the fairs featuring...

SUDS Waterless: From Class Project to Local Business

  Supporting Undergraduates Driving Sustainability, or SUDS, is local, student-owned company that provides waterless car washing and detailing services. Now, you may be thinking, “I know that a waterless car wash conserves water, but what problem does that...

Lasting Profit and Value Innovation

The Blue Ocean Strategy My second week as an intern at the Startup Lab was an enlightening experience,  we had a guest speaker, Larry Cecchini, the President and CEO of Secure Designs,and he promoted the Blue Ocean Strategy (read more about it...

Startup Lab Accelerator Announces New Cohort

(Greensboro, NC) – Triad Startup Lab is excited to announce 11 new participants in its Spring 2016 session. The selections reflect the diversity of our community and include both startups and early stage businesses. Joel Bennett, the Triad Startup Lab Program Director...

FunSizeMe3D Startup Scans and Prints in 3D

FunSizeMe3D Launched TSL Summer 2015 Graduate Heather Pendrak has launched her startup FunSizeMe3D. Her work through the summer focused on bringing one new product to the marketplace: miniature 3D portraits. These family heirloom keepsakes are created with a portable...

2016 Applications Being Accepted

Accelerate your business in 2016 Triad Startup Lab business accelerator is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016 session scheduled to start March 1st.   The deadline to apply is February 23rd.  Accepting Applications to the Program During the 10-week program,...

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