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North Carolina’s December Employment Figures Released

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022

The state’s seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate was 3.7 percent, decreasing 0.2 of a percentage point from November’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.3 of a percentage point to 3.9 percent.

New Small Business Grant Funds Available for North Carolina Technology Companies

Thursday, Jan 20, 2022

Applications are now being accepted for a new round of grantmaking from the One North Carolina Small Business Program, a key source of capital for North Carolina’s emerging technology companies.  The state program works in conjunction with two federal technology grants, the Small Business Innovat

2021: A Record-Breaking Year for New Jobs and Investment in North Carolina

Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper announced 24,224 new jobs in North Carolina last year, representing 185 business recruitment, expansion or rural development projects that engaged with the North Carolina Department of Commerce or its team at the Economic Development Partnership of N.C.

Science 37 Selects Research Triangle Region for New Headquarters

Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021

Science 37, Inc. [ NASDAQ: SNCE ], the Agile Clinical Trial Operating Systemtm, will relocate its corporate headquarters from California to North Carolina’s Research Triangle region and create 250 jobs over five years in Wake County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Survey Finds Business Optimism is High

Monday, Dec 20, 2021

The majority of respondents to a rolling survey of North Carolina businesses launched in October expressed optimism for the future of their businesses and reported they were meeting or exceeding revenue goals, according to preliminary results from the state’s new Business Pulse Survey.

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