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Business & Economy
8:40 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Red Hat Opens Silicon Valley Office Pad To Some NC Start-Ups

The American Underground at American Tobacco in Durham. Its three sites in the Triangle feature 150 business start-ups.
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Start-up companies and entrepreneurs housed at The American Underground in Durham and Raleigh will now also have access to free work space in Silicon Valley.

Jim Whitehurst is President and CEO of Red Hat.  His company is teaming up with The American Underground to offer the space.

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Business & Economy
7:07 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Tech Startups #OnTheRise Gather In Raleigh

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Tech leaders and tech start-ups #OnTheRise are in Raleigh this week to show what they’ve got.

Some 80 companies have been selected to display their ideas and jockey for attention from investors at the CED Tech Venture Conference.

Jay Bigelow is CED’s director of entrepreneurship.  He says the goal is to connect with corporate partners and venture capitalists

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Business & Economy
8:04 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Red Hat Buys California Cloud Storage Company For $175M

Red Hat bought the California-based Inktank for $175M.
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Leaders at Raleigh-based company developer Red Hat say the purchase of a California-based business will greatly boost its software storage capacity.  

Red Hat spent $175 million  to buy Inktank -- a open-source software storage provider.  The transaction is expected to be finalized later this month.  

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Business & Economy
4:37 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Red Hat Celebrates Opening Of New Raleigh Offices

Gov. Pat McCrory (2nd from left) and Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst (2nd from right) open Red Hat's Raleigh headquarters.
Credit Gurnal Scott

Governor Pat McCrory joined officials with software maker Red Hat to cut the ribbon on the company's new downtown Raleigh headquarters today.  Company leaders announced a plan two years ago to move from offices on NC State's Centennial Campus to a capital city high rise. 

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