Cary StartUp Featured

Cary Ranks High As New Company Destination

Cary, NC – It’s no secret to local residents that Cary is a fast-growing town. And for good reason: a new study shows Cary as one of the top 20 cities and towns in the country for tech start-ups to locate. Read more

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Local Student Creates Outlet for Sharing Girls’ Experience

Cary, NC – When one Cary high school student found herself in a bad situation, she wrote about what she was dealing with. When that gave her some relief, she decided to create an outlet for other young women to share and now it has grown with 90 stories so far. Read more

MOVE (Mobile Outreach Vehicle) was at Hopewell Academy Saturday, April 23, 2016 to educate community members on STEM education.

Disaster Relief Vehicle Teaches Cary Students About Science

Cary, NC – Usually when the Mobile Outreach Vehicle shows up, it means there’s been a natural disaster. But in Cary, community members came out in beautiful Spring weather to see the vehicle and learn about science.  Read more


Tech: DIY Rolling Computer Workstation

Cary, NC – When first meeting David Prins, one may not suspect the rolling suitcase he carries contains a working computer. But through some hard work and ingenuity, Prins has managed to turn his desktop computer into a unique mobile work station. Read more


AT&T Service Outage in Cary

Cary, NC — AT&T users in Cary have been without phone, internet or TV, in some cases for 36 hours. That’s bad news in Tech Town. Read more

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Tech: Triangle Open Data Day 2016

Editor’s Note: This story is from our friends at Technology Tank.

Raleigh, NC — Registration for Triangle Open Data Day 2016 (TODD) is open and tickets are going fast. We sold out all of the last 3 years and are expecting another sell-out crowd this year. We will be in the same location in the Engineering Building II on Centennial Campus which has proved to be a great place to hold TODD. Read more


Tech: Access Cary Crime Data with Citygram


Editor’s Note: Our friend Ian Henshaw from Tech Tank told us about a brand-new civic app has made it easy for citizens in Cary and around the Triangle to access crime reports in their area. 

Research Triangle, NC – The Code for Cary brigade of Code for America has led the launch of the first regional instance of the civic app Citygram, Citygram Triangle, NC. Read more

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Cary Teen Creates Brain-Controlled Technology

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Cary, NC — 17 year-old Jenny Wang of Cary just won a $10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship for her novel computer vision algorithm that allows for more efficient and effective analysis of the brain. She is one of only 20 students from across the country to receive the honor. Read more

Proto Labs

3D Printing Lab Brings 170 New Jobs to Cary

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Proto Labs Office Headquarters in Minnesota

Editor’s Note: CaryCitizen received the following press release from the Cary Chamber of Commerce. You can read the full version online.

Cary, NC — Proto Labs, a Minnesota-based technology manufacturer, will open a new office in Cary, investing $25 million in the Town and creating 170 new jobs by doing so. Read more

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Tech: Google Fiber Starts New Fellowship

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Cary, NC — On May 21, 2015, Google Fiber and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) launched the first-ever Digital Inclusion Fellowship, an initiative to get more Americans online. Read more