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iFundWomen, the crowdfunding platform for women-led startups and small businesses, and the Office of Mayor Nancy McFarlane has announced a partnership to launch a new, crowdfunding platform that directly supports the women-led small businesses and startups in the greater Raleigh area, including The Triangle and The Triad. iFundWomen Raleigh is a dedicated online hub that supports women in the region, who are early stage entrepreneurs working to raise money for all types of businesses. 

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DeShawn Brown
Lithios

"Raleigh has an awesome combination of young talents"

DeShawn Brown, CEO of Lithios Lithios is a Raleigh startup that is focused on developing functionally beautiful (and beautifully functional) 'mobile first' solutions for businesses. Mobile first simply means that Lithios approaches our client’s problems with solutions that work for today’s on-the-go, smartphone in hand society to deliver solutions people have come to expect. http://lithiosapps.com/

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Jim Hansen
PNC Bank

"Raleigh has a ton of momentum"

Jim Hansen, Regional President of PNC Bank, talks about the positive momentum he sees in Raleigh and the importance of engaging new residents to help them become part of the community. He credits Raleigh for being a place where “entrepreneurs can come to build companies and have support and vibrancy around their workforce.” And in addition to its great weather, culture, and location, Jim appreciates that Raleigh offers access to a multitude of recreational activities which helps professionals balance work and family life.

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James M. Whitehurst
Red Hat

"We see Raleigh as a strategic advantage"

James M. Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, explains why, after an analysis of several cities, Raleigh was selected for the company’s headquarters. He describes the City as providing an excellent quality of life, including easy commutes to downtown, low cost of living, abundant educational opportunities, and fantastic local talent. James also discusses Raleigh’s business culture, noting that Red Hat benefits from being in a place where other entrepreneurial companies are located.  He says that Raleigh “has a ton of momentum” as felt when walking down the streets, dining in restaurants, and talking to other business leaders who are considering locating here.

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Scott Mahoney
Peter Millar

"People want to work and live in Raleigh"

“Our goal is to be a large company but still feel like a small company, and that is one of the things you can accomplish in a place like Raleigh” – Scott Mahoney, CEO, Peter Millar. Scott explains why Raleigh is an ideal location for Peter Millar’s headquarters. The company, which has hired more than 100 new employees since 2009, has seen tremendous growth. When asked about recruiting talented professionals, he says his company doesn’t have to look very far. There is a large pool of very talented people in this area. Scott believes that Raleigh provides an excellent quality of life, which makes his employees want to stay!

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