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NC IDEA FOUNDATION Announces 2018 Application Dates for NC IDEA SOAR

December 7, 2017

Application Opens January 9th for Female Entrepreneurs Ready to Pursue Equity-Backed Funding DURHAM, NC – December 7, 2017 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that applications for NC IDEA SOAR will open on January 9th. NC IDEA SOAR, originally launched in…Read More

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NC IDEA FOUNDATION Awards Total of $300,000 in Seed Grants to Six North Carolina Startups

November 20, 2017

Funds to serve as catalyst for young, high-growth startups DURHAM, NC – November 20, 2017 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it is awarding a total of $300,000 in grants to six North Carolina startups. Since its inception in 2006,…Read More

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