Twenty-Fifth NC IDEA SEED Grant Cycle Kicks-Off with Info Sessions throughout the State

January 11, 2018

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Accepting Applications from Innovative NC Startups Starting February 12th DURHAM, NC – January 11, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization’s twenty-fifth NC IDEA SEED grant cycle will open on February 12th. In advance of…Read More

NC IDEA SOAR

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Announces 2018 Application Dates for NC IDEA SOAR

December 7, 2017

Application Opens January 9th for Female Entrepreneurs Ready to Pursue Equity-Backed Funding DURHAM, NC – December 7, 2017 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that applications for NC IDEA SOAR will open on January 9th. NC IDEA SOAR, originally launched in…Read More

NC IDEA SEED

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Awards Total of $300,000 in Seed Grants to Six North Carolina Startups

November 20, 2017

Funds to serve as catalyst for young, high-growth startups DURHAM, NC – November 20, 2017 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it is awarding a total of $300,000 in grants to six North Carolina startups. Since its inception in 2006,…Read More

press release

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Rebrands Groundwork Labs to NC IDEA LABS; Program to Create Additional Economic Impact for North Carolina

September 19, 2017

Building on Success, Updated Program Format Will Cast Wider Net for Participating Companies and Begin Accepting Applications Starting October 1st  DURHAM, NC — September 19, 2017 — NC IDEA, an independent private foundation committed to strengthening the North Carolina economy by supporting the high potential ventures of entrepreneurs in the State, announced today that it…Read More