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WINnovation 2017: Donna Preiss

Donna Preiss Founder and CEO, The Preiss Company Donna Preiss is the founder and chief executive officer of Raleigh-based The Preiss Company, one of the nation’s top 10 providers of student housing, and the largest woman-owned owner and operator of…

WINnovation 2017: Alice Hinman

Alice Hinman Founder, Apiopolis Alice Hinman is founder of the nonprofit urban bee sanctuary Apiopolis, taking care of as many as 6 million bees in 60 colonies all over Raleigh. The pollinators play a vital role in sustaining our local…

WINnovation 2017: Tatiana Birgisson

Tatiana Birgisson Founder, Mati Energy Tatiana Birgisson is the founder of Mati Energy, the healthy energy drink she created in her Duke dorm room five years ago. Today, a new 30,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Clayton has her brewing as…

WINnovation 2017: Sarah Yarborough

Sarah Yarborough Co-founder and CEO, Raleigh Denim Sarah Yarborough is the co-founder and CEO of Raleigh Denim. She and her husband, Victor Lytvinenko, started making jeans together when she was an undergraduate in 2007, working on her collection for N.C….