Charlotte Seed Grant Prep Session hosted by Ventureprise
NC IDEA and Ventureprise will host a 2-hour Seed Grant application prep session for entrepreneurs interested in learning about NC IDEA and considering applying for the fall grant cycle. NC IDEA offers up to $50,000 in non-dilutive funding to selected companies. Since 2006, NC IDEA has awarded over $5M in grants to 118 companies in North Carolina.
During the first part of the session, you will have a chance to learn about NC IDEA and introduce yourself to part of the NC IDEA team including Thom Ruhe (President) and Lauren McCullough (Program Manager). The second part of the prep session will be interactive with direct feedback on what it means to submit a successful application for your venture. The session will cover the anatomy of the grant application with specifics on what the reviewers are looking for in each section.
Parking: Portal Building Atrium at UNC Charlotte. Please park in CRI 1 parking deck, designated “CRI 1 Visitor Parking” on the map attached. The address is 9319 Robert D. Snyder Rd. Charlotte NC 28223.
6:00-6:15pm – Welcome and Introductions
6:15-6:40pm – NC IDEA Seed Grant Program Overview
6:40-8:00pm – Interactive Application Preparation Session