Who We Are

NC TECH is the unifying voice for the technology community in North Carolina.

Fostering growth, championing innovation and providing value for members through Professional Networks, Government Relations, Talent Development and Sector Promotion. By bringing together industry, education and government leaders, we are the convener for great collaborations and experiences that make our state stronger and more vibrant.

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Access workforce data and talent acquisition resources.

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Connect with public officials & advocate for a tech friendly environment.

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200k+

NC Employees

1 Voice

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Connecting Technology Providers, Consumers and Stakeholders

  • NC TECH has been an instrumental partner in our growth in North Carolina over the last 13 years, and stands as the leading association for driving our state's position in this space.

    Danny Hunt, Senior Account Executive - TierPoint

  • NC TECH provides a fast paced, reliable and professional network of senior leaders in North Carolina.

    Chris Hare, President & CEO - The nTeTe Group

  • As one of the original members of NC TECH, we've benefited from years of opportunity to participate and contribute, in both the community and the industry at large, and to help drive programs and partnerships in cyber security, workforce and career development and diversity.

    Jennifer Minella, VP of Engineering & Security - Carolina Advanced Digital

NC TECH is grateful for the support of Annual Investors

The Latest NC TECH Posts

Tech News, Executive Spotlights, Guest Blogs and More

  • August Member Spotlight with Linker Logic Technologies

    August Member Spotlight with Linker Logic Technologies

    Founded in 2014, Linker Logic Technologies is a software development company based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. We help startups and enterprises launch their products by providing award-winning consulting, design, development, and support services. Since its inception in 2014, Linker Logic Technologies has helped hundreds of founders bring their vision to life.

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  • August Member Spotlight with Apparo

    August Member Spotlight with Apparo

    Founded in 2012, Apparo bridges Charlotte's corporate and nonprofit communities, enabling corporations to fulfill their corporate social responsibility priorities by delivering affordable, sustainable technology solutions to nonprofits. As a result, lives in Charlotte are improves, as nonprofits can do more towards fulfilling their missions.

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  • Diversity + Inclusion in Tech Summit Recap

    Diversity + Inclusion in Tech Summit Recap

    NC TECH Director of Programs and Sponsorships Tracy Sternbig gives a recap of our June Virtual Diversity + Inclusion in Tech Summit.

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  • July Guest Blog by Racepoint's President Bob Osmond

    July Guest Blog by Racepoint's President Bob Osmond

    The 5Gs of 5IR: Reinventing Technology Communications for a New Era Bob Osmond, president, Racepoint Global  We’ve placed a moratorium on phrases like the “new normal” and “unprecedented times” in our organization, in part because they’re cliché at this point and because they lack anything resembling precision. The only thing normal now is that everything is in flux and flux is in everything. Read more....

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  • June Member Spotlight: Haystack CRM

    June Member Spotlight: Haystack CRM

    HaystackCRM was originally created to manage our customer relationships for our software company. We quickly realized this fresh approach to customer relationship management would be valuable for other small businesses, particularly for sales professionals that tend not to work from an office. It offers a clean, intuitive layout that is approachable for users of all technical abilities.

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  • June Guest Blog: Mind the Gap – Women in Technology Leadership, Kim Chapman

    June Guest Blog: Mind the Gap – Women in Technology Leadership, Kim Chapman

    June's Guest Blog is written by Kim Chapman, President of Network Services Inc. on Women in Technology Leadership. The technology industry has historically been a difficult industry for women aspiring to executive positions. For those of us who started our careers in the ‘80’s, we have certainly seen a shift in the direction of more inclusiveness and a growing diversity in upper management. But there is still a long way to go. Read more...

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  • May Executive Spotlight

    May Executive Spotlight

    Describe the journey that eventually led you to your current company? I founded Xtern Software in 2002. I started the business out of my townhouse in NW Greensboro, and soon found a demand for custom software within the Triad and well beyond. The company continued to grow consistently each year, ultimately bringing on additional staff to support the growth of the business. Five years ago, my wife, Jennifer Davis, stepped into the role of VP of Sales & Marketing. Xtern has continued to grow and is planning to bring on two additional software developers in the next few months to support its robust growth. Read the full blog....

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  • April Guest Blog: Amid mayhem, making a big move

    April Guest Blog: Amid mayhem, making a big move

    People are up to all kinds of things during the pandemic; perhaps even starting companies. Our April Guest Blog explores entrepreneurship in times of crisis -- from business considerations to mindset. Editor’s note: Billy Warden is a writer and the co-founder, with Greg Behr, of the p.r./marketing firm GBW Strategies.

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  • April Member Spotlight: Stromasys

    April Member Spotlight: Stromasys

    Stromasys virtualizes and modernizes IT operations by migrating vital operating systems and applications to modern platforms or the cloud…and away from aging legacy hardware. Legacy systems pose an increasing cost and risk for organizations due to lack of support and parts availability. We were founded in 1999.

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  • March Guest Blog: Women of Technology By Stephanie Styons, SVP at Racepoint Global

    March Guest Blog: Women of Technology By Stephanie Styons, SVP at Racepoint Global

    In February 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring the Week of March 8, 1980 as National Women’s History Week. President Carter wrote, “From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who be-friended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation. Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed. But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America was as vital as that of the men whose names we know so well.”  Seven years later, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions to American history. Since it is National Women’s History Month, it seems only fitting to take a look back at some of the amazing women who have made significant contributions to the world of technology.

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  • March Member Spotlight: Gig East Exchange

    March Member Spotlight: Gig East Exchange

    The Gig East Exchange is a space that seeks to create a home for inclusive innovation and entrepreneurship in our community. To provide low cost space to early stage businesses, and to bring together diverse people from within our community and across the region to share and collaborate.

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  • February Member Spotlight: RevelOne

    February Member Spotlight: RevelOne

    RevelOne is a marketing specialized talent advisory and recruiting firm. We are founded and lead by marketers. We help companies sharpen their marketing talent strategies and hire the best people to achieve their growth goals.

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  • February Guest Blog: MicroBachelors Programs - A Viable Solution for Upskilling

    February Guest Blog: MicroBachelors Programs - A Viable Solution for Upskilling

    MicroBachelors Programs: A Viable Solution for Upskilling - North Carolina employers are acutely aware of the shortage of skilled IT workers in our state. According to NC TECH, there were 28,312 IT job postings statewide in December 2019. North Carolina’s overall job growth is on track to outstrip its population growth by 2024, and we can’t rely on in-migration of talent to solve this problem – we must train and upskill the residents who are already here.

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  • January Member Spotlight: RapidOps

    January Member Spotlight: RapidOps

    Rapidops is a full-service and full-scale digital transformation and software innovation company. We’re digital partners to forward-thinking companies looking to build business value through the creative application of the latest tech by building digital products & platforms, business process automations and AI/ML data analytics.

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  • AfroTech Event Recap

    AfroTech Event Recap

    Pashara Black, Events and Community Outreach Manager for StrongKey, has written an event recap of AfroTech conference in Oakland. The groundbreaking, revolutionary experience for Black techies, startups and entrepreneurs.

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  • November Women in Tech Event Recap

    November Women in Tech Event Recap

    NC TECH' held a Women in Tech panel on Friday, November 1 in the Triangle with a focus on female leaders on tech and entrepreneurship. Dr. Sarah Glover of RIoT wrote a in depth recap of the event. Panelists from Bandwidth, Metlife, NC State University, Mobile Reach and Cloud Giants all participated in the discussion.

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  • Women In Tech Spotlight: Kelly Pfrommer of Cloud Giants

    Women In Tech Spotlight: Kelly Pfrommer of Cloud Giants

    NC TECH's November Women in Tech spotlight focuses on Kelly Pfrommer, CEO + Founder of Cloud Giants.

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  • November Member Spotlight: ColorTokens

    November Member Spotlight: ColorTokens

    November Member Spotlight: ColorTokens provides Zero Trust, simplified Micro-segmentation Security that gives granular Visibility into every interaction between processes, files, users and workloads. A new generation of agile Cyber Defense for the protection of Critical Enterprise Data, regardless of where the information resides.

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  • NC Tech Awards Top 10 Startup Profiles

    NC Tech Awards Top 10 Startup Profiles

    The NC Tech Awards "Top 10 Startups to Watch" are selected from applications submitted earlier this summer. They must be a technology startup founded in NC within the past four years that has demonstrated a foundation for success. We asked each startup to answer a brief questionnaire to provide insight into their journey towards success. Below are their responses. The startups will be recognized at the NC Tech Awards Gala on November 21 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

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  • October Executive Spotlight

    October Executive Spotlight

    NC TECH features interviews with tech executives as part of our 'In the Spotlight' Series. North Carolina native, NCSU grad and CEO of Lithios DeShawn Brown is our Executive Spotlight this month. DeShawn shares insights about the company, business challenges and tells us some of his personal favorites and areas of interest.

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