PeerNova is the leader in enterprise-class cryptographic ledgers and data solutions. Inspired by blockchain, PeerNova’s patent-pending technology enables the use of immutable ledgers and databases in real-time at large scale, supporting tens of thousands of transactions per second. PeerNova has developed the first immutable ledger with the built-in audit, control, scale, and authenticated masking capabilities necessary to help the world’s most trusted organizations store, secure, validate, and distribute their data.

Basho Technologies

Basho Technologies offers products and services based on Riak™, an open-source distributed database used to power scalable, data-intensive Web, mobile, and e-commerce applications. Riak is used to implement global session stores, to aggregate large amounts of data for logging, search, and analytics, and to manage, store and stream unstructured data.

Calient Technologies

Calient Technologies is the global leader in photonic switching systems that enable dynamic optical layer optimization in software defined networks and data centers.CALIENT’s 3D MEMS switches allow data center operators to dramatically improve utilization rates of expensive compute resources which typically account for 75 to 90% of investment.


nCino has developed a Bank Operating System that was created by bankers, for bankers, to drive increased profitability, productivity gains, regulatory compliance, and operating transparency at all organizational levels and across all lines of business. Sitting alongside a bank’s core IT platform, the Bank Operating System provides seamless integration through its nCommercial, nRetail, nMortgage, and nCompliance products and the security of SOC 2 Type I cloud architecture, the most advanced data security platform in the world.

Sensory Analytics

Sensory Analytics, LLC is a leader in advanced coating and film measurement solutions for manufacturers. The Company’s innovative lines of SpecMetrix non-contact measurement systems are used by global manufacturers to measure wet and dry coatings within metal packaging, aerospace, industrial and coated film applications.

EnviCor Enterprises

EnviCor is a rotational molding manufacturer of highly engineered and customized plastic products for unique uses. Currently EnviCor produces a variety of products for both the retail and business-to-business markets. The product mix includes waste water containers and waste oil SmartTanks for the fast food industry.

NewBridge Bank

NewBridge Bank is a a full-service, community bank headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. NewBridge serves small to midsize businesses, and consumers with retail and commercial banking, private banking, wealth management and mortgage banking services. NewBridge has assets of approximately $2.7 billion with 41 branches and several loan production offices throughout North Carolina. The stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under “NBBC.”

Coastal Bank & Trust

Coastal Bank & Trust is the only full service community bank headquartered in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The Bank offers financial products and services primarily focused on the retail customer and small to medium-size businesses in the Onslow County Market.

Carolina Alliance Bank

Carolina Alliance Bank is a community bank serving businesses, professional firms, and individuals in Western North and South Carolina from offices in Spartansburg, SC, Asheville and aCharlotte, NC, among others.

IDEA Fund Partners

IDEA Fund Partners is a seed and early stage venture capital firm with offices in Durham, North Carolina and Orlando, Florida. IFP invests mainly in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, focusing on companies developing software, medical devices or other technologies where intellectual property is an important asset and source of differentiation from competitors.

Homewood Suites

The Homewood Suites in Pinehurst, NC is a 100 room suite hotel, within close proximity to eight pristine world-class golf courses. As the site of more championships than any other golf course in the country. Pinehurst welcomes the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open Championships in 2014.

Amulet Pharmaceuticals

Amulet Pharmaceuticals  is a technology platform delivering a Nitric Oxide (NO) based therapeutic to combat diabetic gastroparesis.

Wilmington Pharmaceuticals

Wilmington Pharmaceuticals develops and out-licenses patient-friendly, fast-dissolving formulations for established medicines with an unmet patient need for simpler, more reliable dosage forms. Applying commercially proven fast-dissolve delivery technologies to established medicines allows for rapid product development and commercialization.

Mimosa Bay

Mimosa Bay is a waterfront residential development located in the village of Sneads Ferry, NC.  The premier gated community, in close proximity to Camp Lejeune, boasts 300 acres of lakefront, marsh front and home sites with access to the Intracoastal Waterway.