A Seat at the Table

August 1, 2018 by Sloan Taylor

“A chair’s function is not just to provide a place to sit; it is to provide a medium for self-expression.” — Evan Davis   Around a small conference table in ‘the Vault’ of American Underground, some of the brightest minds in the state of North Carolina are seated in the chairs hugging its sides and corners….Read More

NC IDEAs That’ll Launch You Into Summer!

July 3, 2018 by Sloan Taylor

The wind carries faint aromas of hamburgers on the grill, and the sound of firecrackers striking the pavement fills the air. Fireflies riding the lofty breeze illuminate the night, making it apparent that summer has officially begun. Family vacations, pool parties and evening barbecues are underway, and with the Fourth of July holiday quickly approaching,…Read More

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Introducing Our 2018 NC IDEA SOAR Cohort

April 25, 2018 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – April 25, 2018 Congratulations to the eight female-led startups from across the state participating in our 2018 NC IDEA SOAR cohort. This impressive and geographically diverse group was selected from 25 competitive applications from throughout North Carolina. Anahata Swimwear – Wilmington, NC Healthy Bytes – Winston-Salem, NC MicMag – King, NC…Read More

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It’s Application Season at NC IDEA

January 11, 2018 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – January 11, 2018 A new year is underway, and if the first couple of weeks are any indication of what to expect in the months ahead, it is going to be an exciting and busy 2018! It is officially “Application Season” at NC IDEA and we certainly do not lack for…Read More

Buy Local from NC Entrepreneurs This Holiday Season

December 8, 2017 by Andrea Cook

You’ve made your list and you’re checking it twice. Or maybe you’re still trying to find that perfect gift for that special someone. We here at NC IDEA have some recommendations for your holiday shopping list from companies right here in the great state of North Carolina. We are proud to have supported these companies…Read More

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Buy Local from NC IDEA Entrepreneurs This Holiday Season

December 8, 2017 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – December 8, 2017 NC IDEA Holiday Gift Guide Still working on your holiday shopping list? Let us help! We’ve curated a gift list from some NC IDEA supported companies for everyone on your list. We are proud to have supported these companies over the years through our various programs including, NC IDEA LABS, NC IDEA SEED, NC…Read More

Announcing 2017 SoarTriangle Cohort

June 9, 2017 by Andrea Cook

Congratulations to the three teams joining the 2017 SoarTriangle Cohort: ADORAtherapy is founded upon the belief that the earth holds within its abundant resources the ability to achieve balance and wholeness within the individual. The Mood Boost collection empowers women to awaken to their wise feminine nature. By choosing their moods, women rise to new levels…Read More

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A Look Back and Ahead

December 21, 2016 by Thom 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