Monday, December 22, 2014

Myers Bigel Attorneys Steve Petroski, Peter Siddoway Named New Partners

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A. (Myers Bigel), the largest independent patent law firm in North Carolina, is pleased to announce that attorneys Stephen J. Petroski and Peter D. Siddoway have been named new partners effective January 1, 2015. Petroski and Siddoway join 25 previously named partners at Myers Bigel with experience and degrees in a particular technology before earning their J.D.s, providing a rare perspective to deal with unique technical nuances of patent subjects.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Happy Fix® Ho-Ho-Hosting Holiday Snapfest Photo Contest

THE PEAK OF GOOD LIVING: APEX, N.C.  -- North Carolina’s happiest startup, Happy Fix® (, is inviting its growing community of Happbassadors to join the seasonal fun with the company’s “Holiday Happy Fix” Snapfest hosted on SnapYeti, the popular online photo contest marketplace. Participants are invited to share a photo of their favorite holiday-related tradition, event, symbol, or activity that provides a Happy Fix at and compete for the most votes, with the winner being awarded a free HPY Mug after the contest ends December 31.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Phononic Raises $44.5 Million in Series D Funding

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Phononic, a consumer products company reinventing cooling and heating, today announced that it has secured $44.5 million in Series D funding. The round is led by Eastwood Capital Corp and the Wellcome Trust, along with a syndicate comprised of WLR China Energy Infrastructure Fund, Tsing Capital, Venrock, Oak Investment Partners and Rex Health Ventures. The funds will be used to drive sales of the company's solid state solutions in Cold Products and Electronics Cooling, penetrate new market opportunities and expand manufacturing capacity.

Imperial Design Builders Contracts with J. Evans & Associates to Develop, Maintain Updated Health and Safety Core Values

FUQUAY VARINA, N.C. -- Imperial Design Builders (, a family owned and operated general contractor building communities one building at a time, is pleased to announce it has contracted with J. Evans & Associates, Inc. to develop and maintain updated health and safety core values. Led by Jerry Evans, the consultancy boasts an extensive background in construction safety and training dealing with loss control, safety program development, site safety training, site safety inspections and hazard awareness training.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Immedion Hires Terry Morris as Director of Cloud Services

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Immedion LLC,  South Carolina and Western North Carolina’s premiere provider of data center services including Cloud, colocation and managed services, announced today the hiring of Terry Morris as Director of Cloud Services.  In his new role, Terry will be responsible for the overall operations and delivery of Immedion’s Cloud infrastructure.

Three Wake County Charities to Share $15,000 Award

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Junior League of Raleigh, a nonprofit organization for women focused on improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers, is pleased to announce The Green Chair Project, Alliance Medical Ministry, and Learning Together, Inc., as this year’s Legacy Fund winners.  The $15,000 Legacy Fund, made up of proceeds from the League’s A Shopping SPREE! annual fundraiser, is presented each year to charitable organizations that particularly focus on women and youth in Wake County and with which the Junior League and/or its members has had significant involvement.  This year marks the first time that Junior League of Raleigh members could nominate any qualifying nonprofit to receive an award, a process which has broadened the reach of the Legacy Fund in the community.