Press Release

NC IDEA Foundation Selects Eleven Finalists from Across the State in Fall 2016 Seed Grant Cycle

November 22, 2016 by Andrea Cook

DURHAM, NC – November 22, 2016 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected eleven finalists from across the state in its 22nd seed grant cycle. These finalists were chosen from the 25 semi-finalists that had been selected out…Read More

Groundwork Labs

Thankful for a New Cohort

November 22, 2016 by John Austin

Gearing Up for Groundwork Labs The first day of Groundwork Labs is like the first day of the baseball season – most every team thinks they have what it will take to be in the World Series – and I think the same, or else they wouldn’t have made it through our selection process. And…Read More

Press Release

NC IDEA Foundation Expands Team; Relocates on American Tobacco Campus in Downtown Durham

November 21, 2016 by Andrea Cook

DURHAM, NC – November 21, 2016 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has expanded its team with the addition of two new staff members. Lauren McCullough has joined the Foundation as Program Manager and Sarah Mixter has joined as…Read More

Blog

One More Poll

November 10, 2016 by Thom Ruhe

At the risk of stating the obvious, one thing this election season demonstrated is that campaigns dominated by attacks and counter claims leave precious little room to discuss issues, policies, and priorities. In my 50 years on earth, I can’t remember an election season more bereft of policy talk. In full disclosure, I am never…Read More