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At ExitEvent, we want you up on all the topics trending and news happening in the Triangle, so here's a feature we run after each month ends recapping the most popular 10 stories and posts (and one video) on our site. They're ranked below based on page views counted by Google Analytics.

In June, readers loved funding news from two local startups and an early stage capital fund, along with an entertaining and eye-opening fundraising journey to Silicon Valley by one Raleigh entrepreneur. A list of "Tweener" companies shows the depth and breadth of post-early stage startups we have here in town. Stories about several local entrepreneurship programs also generated buzz, along with one compelling NC IDEA grant winner.

Check out our top 10 of the month below, and to make next month's list, send your news to laura@exitevent.com

Idea Fund Partners and Henry Kaestner's Sovereign's Capital have funded a stealthy Durham startup that is using public data about life events and predictive analytics to determine potential homebuyers and the best time to target them with messaging from a Realtor.

It didn't take long for angel investor David Gardner to raise the early stage capital fund he pr to invest in local startups. And he's already got a pipeline in place for 

With new funding from some high profile national investors, the Raleigh startup that's partnering with the United Nations to prevent suicide bombings in Pakistan is taking its predictive analytics software to the commercial market.

A Raleigh startup in need of funding spent the month of June in Silicon Valley meeting with investors, attending events and lining up customers for his photo contest platform. Here's the first piece of a weekly journey that unfolded on ExitEvent each Monday of June. You'll find his weekly recaps both entertaining and refreshing.

Many of us were shocked when the Kauffman Foundation published its most detailed startup report to date, ranking the top 40 metro areas on startup activity, and left out the Research Triangle region of North Carolina. We find out why.

Durham hosted the first Startup Weekend with diversity and inclusivity as key goals. Meet some of the players involved with the event, and for a good recap, read more here.

In response to a remarkable number of new tech executives moving to the Triangle in recent months, ChannelAdvisor co-founder and former CEO Scot Wingo created this list of post-early stage startups in the Triangle that might be appealing for experienced technology leaders. 

One of the NC IDEA spring grant winners is a Durham company led by a former professor who is building software to help students learn better writing and editing skills and let professors more easily edit their work.

True story. This young kid and his dad coded the winning app at an annual statewide hackathon dedicated to solving government-related problems or improving the lives of citizens.

A new apprenticeship program for UNC students is out to differentiate the entrepreneurship education options in Chapel Hill from those offered by colleges around the nation. Students will get access to mentors not just while in college starting companies, but for the rest of their careers.

And the month's top video:

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