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NC IDEA Announces Four New Board Members

December 4, 2014

DURHAM, NC – December 4, 2014 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has appointed four new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the NC IDEA Board of Directors are: Lee Buck, Chris Halligan, Karen LeVert and Sean O’Leary. Lee Buck…Read More

NC IDEA Selects 19 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Fall 2014 Grant Cycle

September 30, 2014

DURHAM, NC – September 30, 2014 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected 19 semi-finalists from across the state in its 18th grant cycle to-date. These semi-finalists were chosen from nearly 100 applications received from NC-based startups focused on software,…Read More

NC IDEA to Kick-Off Fall 2014 Grant Cycle with Info Sessions throughout the State

July 25, 2014

DURHAM, NC – July 25, 2014 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization’s 18th grant cycle will open on August 11th. The upcoming cycle will kick-off with a series of information sessions being held throughout North Carolina. Interested applicants may attend…Read More

NC IDEA Awards Over $270,000 in Grants to Six Startups and Crosses $3.4 Million Total Funding Mark

June 4, 2014

DURHAM, NC – June 4, 2014 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it is awarding over $270,000 in grants to six North Carolina startups. Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA’s grant program has awarded over $3.4M to 88 companies across the…Read More

NC IDEA Selects 25 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Spring 2014 Grant Cycle

April 2, 2014

DURHAM, NC – April 2, 2014 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected 25 semi-finalists from across the state in its 17th grant cycle to-date. These semi-finalists were chosen from the 133 applications received from NC-based startups focused on software,…Read More

NC IDEA to Kick-Off Spring 2014 Grant Cycle with Info Sessions throughout the State

February 4, 2014

DURHAM, NC – February 4, 2014 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization’s 17thgrant cycle will open on February 10th. The upcoming cycle will kick-off with a series of information sessions being held throughout North Carolina. Interested applicants may attend any…Read More

NC IDEA Awards Over $200,000 in Grants and Crosses $3.0M Total Funding Mark

December 10, 2013

DURHAM, NC – December 10, 2013 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it is awarding over $200,000 in grants to five North Carolina startups. Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA’s grant program has awarded over $3.1M to 82 companies across the…Read More

NC IDEA Selects 24 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Fall 2013 Grant Cycle

October 1, 2013

DURHAM, NC – October 1, 2013 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected 24 semi-finalists from across the state in its 16th grant cycle to-date. These semi-finalists were chosen from the 117 applications received from NC-based startups focused on software,…Read More