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NC IDEA Selects 25 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Fall 2016 Grant Cycle

October 19, 2016

DURHAM, NC – October 19, 2016 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected 25 semi-finalists from across the state in its 22nd grant cycle. These semi-finalists were chosen from 142 competitive applications. “North Carolina has such an exciting and diverse…Read More

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Finding the Sweet Spot

October 19, 2016 by Thom Ruhe

One of the questions we get most often is: how many companies applied to our latest seed grant cycle? Over the years, the number of applicants per cycle (Fall and Spring) has varied, but is generally trending up. And an upward trend is usually considered a good thing. But we are rethinking the process, including…Read More