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A Look Back and Ahead

December 21, 2016 by Thom RuheThom Ruhe

As we close the books on 2016 at the NC IDEA Foundation, I thought it would be appropriate to offer a review of the year, and look ahead for 2017. With a mandate to build upon our work to serve the entrepreneurs of North Carolina, we launched a new grant program affectionately called the Ecosystem…Read More

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NC IDEA Foundation Awards $250,000 in Grants to Five NC Startups; Crossing $4.75 Million Funding Mark

December 13, 2016 by Andrea Cook

DURHAM, NC – December 13, 2016 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it is awarding $250,000 in grants to five North Carolina startups. Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA’s seed grant program has awarded over $4.75 million to 114…Read More