RIoT has always been a grassroots movement—a community-backed network sparking and growing IoT opportunities. In 2019, we'll focusing on sharing that energy through a brand-new podcast. Keep an eye out for RIoT Underground, RIoT's new podcast that will feature IoT use cases, leaders and entrepreneurs, startup stories, tech trends, and more.
In 2019, RIoT continues our commitment to support high-potential startups. Entrepreneurs who are pursuing groundbreaking IoT business opportunities are essential parts of growing our ecosystem and further solidify our region as the global center of excellence for IoT. To that end, we are excited to announce the incoming cohort of the RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP). [...]
Industrial Revolutions don’t happen overnight, but 2018 showed that we are clearly past the hype stage and into the IoT 4.0 economy. Depending on the source, there are between 19 and 24 million connected devices deployed worldwide. Here is RIoT’s assessment of the trends and developments that will be center stage in 2019. Read more [...]
Garage experimenters are to thank for tech we love today—after all, Homebrew Computer Club members paved the way from the 1976 Apple I to today's iPhone XS. But there's a big difference in 70's tech and today's devices: most of our modern products are closed. Our laptops are cased in beautiful plastic, and we almost [...]
RIoT and NC State's student showcase event was yesterday evening, and the innovative graduate student teams were profiled in today's WRAL TechWire post. "In partnership with RIoT, a crowd packed The Cannon Room in downtown Raleigh on Tuesday night to check out the latest class projects, with attendees given 'investor dollars' to invest in preferred [...]
The Internet of Things (IoT) is made possible by networked devices—28 billion connected devices by 2020, some forecasters say. The connected part of connected devices is the radio. Embedded radios make it possible for devices to connect to one another, to gateways, to the cloud, to users, and more. Most of your tech products have [...]
According to Kelly Fitzgerald, Marketing Manager at The Launch Place, some advice for creating pitch decks is painfully obvious: Make it crystal clear what your company does. Be explicit about the problem you're solving—why would people trade money for what you offer? And most important—be direct about your ask. What do you need? How will [...]
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Sarah Glova to the team. Sarah joins as RIoT’s first Director of Communications & Growth. Sarah will be directly supporting RIoT’s 75+ sponsors, helping to architect RIoTs and partner events, leading marketing and communication efforts, and supporting RIoT’s mission of capturing and growing IoT opportunities. We asked Sarah a [...]
Check out this article featured on WRAL TechWire on the Blockchain experts panel at Gig East. Click here to check out the post and read more on what panelists had to say about blockchain and its impact on cryptocurrency.
GrepBeat called Raleigh "the place to be for Triangle tech startup types" during IoT Demo Night, our most recent RIoT event. The demo night event was held last Monday, after the All Things Open conference, and it drew a huge crowd—the highest event attendance ever for a RIoT event. Attendees had a chance to see [...]