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NC IDEA Awards Over $270,000 in Grants to Six Startups and Crosses $3.4 Million Total Funding Mark

June 4, 2014

DURHAM, NC – June 4, 2014 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it is awarding over $270,000 in grants to six North Carolina startups. Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA’s grant program has awarded over $3.4M to 88 companies across the…Read More

NC IDEA Selects 25 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Spring 2014 Grant Cycle

April 2, 2014

DURHAM, NC – April 2, 2014 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected 25 semi-finalists from across the state in its 17th grant cycle to-date. These semi-finalists were chosen from the 133 applications received from NC-based startups focused on software,…Read More

NC IDEA to Kick-Off Spring 2014 Grant Cycle with Info Sessions throughout the State

February 4, 2014

DURHAM, NC – February 4, 2014 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization’s 17thgrant cycle will open on February 10th. The upcoming cycle will kick-off with a series of information sessions being held throughout North Carolina. Interested applicants may attend any…Read More

NC IDEA Awards Over $200,000 in Grants and Crosses $3.0M Total Funding Mark

December 10, 2013

DURHAM, NC – December 10, 2013 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it is awarding over $200,000 in grants to five North Carolina startups. Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA’s grant program has awarded over $3.1M to 82 companies across the…Read More

NC IDEA Selects 24 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Fall 2013 Grant Cycle

October 1, 2013

DURHAM, NC – October 1, 2013 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected 24 semi-finalists from across the state in its 16th grant cycle to-date. These semi-finalists were chosen from the 117 applications received from NC-based startups focused on software,…Read More

NC IDEA Opens Fall 2013 Grant Cycle with Info Sessions; New Video Element Added to Application

July 31, 2013

DURHAM, NC – July 31, 2013 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization’s sixteenth grant cycle will open on August 12th. The upcoming cycle will kick-off with a series of information sessions and include a new video element to the application….Read More

NC IDEA Awards $220,000 in Grants Bringing Total Funding Mark to Over $2.9 Million

June 13, 2013

DURHAM, NC – June 13, 2013 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has awarded $220,000 in grants to five North Carolina startups. Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA’s grant program has awarded nearly $3M to 77 companies across the state,…Read More

NC IDEA Selects 30 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Spring 2013 Grant Cycle

April 2, 2013

DURHAM, NC – April 2, 2013 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected 30 semi-finalists from across the state in its 15th grant cycle to-date. These semi-finalists were chosen from the 159 applications received from NC-based startups focused on software,…Read More

NC IDEA to Kick-Off Spring 2013 Grant Cycle with Several Info Sessions for Interested Applicants

January 22, 2013

DURHAM, NC – January 22, 2013 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it will be hosting several information sessions to discuss its grant process and eligibility criteria. All sessions are being held in conjunction with the official opening of the organization’s fifteenth…Read More