This Holiday season, the HQ Community and its partner, Leadership exCHANGE only want one thing—$13,460.00. But the money isn’t for HQ Raleigh or Leadership exCHANGE. The funds will provide sponsorships for four female Puerto Rican entrepreneurs—who are building tools specifically designed to rebuild Puerto Rico post-Irma—to participate in tailored Leadership exCHANGE program called PR 2 NC.
DURHAM – A Durham-grown social media and communication app called SpokeHub is hitting the Apple and Google Play stores this week. A beta version has been open since last June, but this week’s update is a complete overhaul of the app and marks its official launch. The founders also closed their $500,000 seed round funding this week and opened their second seed round of $1.5 million.
Version two of SpokeHub — a social media and chat room-like communication application— hits Apple and Google Play stores this week. It’s the brainchild of five Durhamites with a long history in the region. Between the five of founders—Richard Berryman III, Robert Hartsfield, John York, John McAdory, and Terry Johnson, they’ve worked at some of the most well-known Durham-based startups from Channel Advisor to Bronto, and several were even educated in Durham Public Schools.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".