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NC IDEA Foundation Crosses $5 Million Funding Mark in Seed Grants; Awards $300,000 to Six NC Startups

May 18, 2017

Funds to serve as catalyst for young, high-growth startups DURHAM, NC – May 18, 2017 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it is awarding $300,000 in grants to six North Carolina startups. Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA’s seed…Read More

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NC IDEA Accepting Applications from Innovative Startups Across the State

February 22, 2017

Application for Foundation’s Seed Grant, Groundwork Labs and SoarTriangle Programs Now Open 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…Read More

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

January 26, 2017

MBCOI Receives Tenth Grant in First Cohort of Foundation’s Ecosystem Grant Partners 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…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

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

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NC IDEA Foundation Selects Eleven Finalists from Across the State in Fall 2016 Seed Grant Cycle

November 22, 2016

DURHAM, NC – November 22, 2016 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected eleven finalists from across the state in its 22nd seed grant cycle. These finalists were chosen from the 25 semi-finalists that had been selected out…Read More