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Job Closed: Vice President of Economic Development

By: ChamberMarketing | November 17, 2020

  The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce is a bold, dynamic organization that serves the needs of businesses, non-profits, and government agencies of all sizes.  Established in 1906, the Chamber has been an integral part of the Durham community for more than 100 years.  Through leadership and collaboration, the...

Business Insight: A Look at GRAIL

By: ChamberMarketing | October 26, 2020

  GRAIL, headquartered in Menlo Park, California with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom, is a healthcare company focused on saving lives and improving health by pioneering new technologies for early cancer detection. Its mission is to detect cancer early when it can be cured....

Business Insight: A Look at Cree

By: ChamberMarketing | September 2, 2020

  Cree is proud of its North Carolina roots – the company started in a lab at NC State University more than 30 years ago – and calls Durham home to its global headquarters. Since its inception, the company has been innovating and delivering technology solutions that allow customers...

Governor Cooper Announces Genetic Medicine Company Will Create 201 Jobs in Durham County

By: ChamberMarketing | August 12, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Beam Therapeutics (Nasdaq; BEAM), a biotechnology company developing precision medicines through DNA base editing, plans to build a manufacturing facility in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, creating 201 jobs. Over a period of 5 years, the company expects to invest $83 million in the...

Business Insight: A Look at StrongKey

By: ChamberMarketing | August 12, 2020

  Underlying Values Connect Cybersecurity with Community for Durham’s StrongKey.   “Assume your network will be breached, your people will be phished, and attackers will be able to access your data,” says Jake Kiser, COO of StrongKey, a cybersecurity company who has called Durham its East Coast home since 2018....

Business Insight: A Look at Cambrex

By: ChamberMarketing | July 9, 2020

  Durham County, North Carolina is renowned as one of the nation’s leading life sciences hubs, with over 300 biotech companies represented. With growing healthcare needs—particularly amidst the current pandemic, it is quite possible our state could be among those that deliver solutions to address this crisis. One local...

Business Insight: A Look at Policygenius

By: ChamberMarketing | July 9, 2020

Policygenius is the nation’s leading online insurance marketplace, with headquarters in New York City and, as of 2019, Durham, North Carolina. This insurtech pioneer has helped more than 30 million people shop for all types of insurance from the comfort of their own homes — online — and have...

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