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Congratulations to the Spring 2017 Seed Grant Semi-Finalists!

April 6, 2017 by Thom Ruhe

Winter has given way to Spring which means the NC IDEA Foundation is in full bloom application mode. We recently closed applications for our Seed Grant Program, Groundwork Labs Program, and SoarTriangle Program. Per usual, we had robust interest, receiving 173 Seed Grant, 50 Groundwork Labs, and 25 SoarTriangle applications from across the state. From…Read More

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NC IDEA Accepting Applications from Innovative Startups Across the State

February 22, 2017 by Andrea Cook

DURHAM, NC – February 22, 2017 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization is accepting applications for its twenty-third seed grant cycle, as well as its Groundwork Labs and SoarTriangle acceleration programs, now through March 13th at 5:00pm EST….Read More

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NC IDEA Foundation Awards Ecosystem Partner Grant to Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation

January 26, 2017 by Andrea Cook

DURHAM, NC – January 26, 2017 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has awarded a tenth grant in its Ecosystem Partner Grant program to the Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation (MBCOI) of Wilmington, NC. The Foundation’s Ecosystem Partner Grant…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