NC IDEA is committed to helping entrepreneurs and their businesses grow and succeed. The below resources may be helpful in providing opportunities and connections for entrepreneurs.

Organizations and Groups

Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network
Bull City Forward
CED
Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship
EntreDot
Innovate Carolina
Innovate Raleigh
Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation
NC Biotech Center
NC COIN 
NC Rural Economic Development Center
NC State Entrepreneurship Initiative
North Carolina Biosciences Organization (NCBIO)
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA)
Piedmont Triad Partnership
Queen City Forward
Small Business and Technology Development Center
Southeast BIO
Tech Jobs Under the Big Top
TiE Carolinas
UNC-W Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE)
1 Million Cups

Funding Resources

Bully City Venture Partners
Carolina Angel Network
Charlotte Capital
Cherokee
Cofounders Capital
Duke Angel Network
Echo Health Ventures
Excelerate Health Ventures
Full Tilt Capital
Hatteras  Venture Partners 
IDEA Fund Partners
IMAF-RTP
Innovation Fund North Carolina
NC Biotech Business Loans
NCSU – Chancellor’s Innovation Fund
Piemont Angel Network (PAN)
Rex Health Ventures
River Cities Capital Funds
SJF Ventures
The Launch Place
Triangle Angel Partners (TAP)
Wolfpack Investor Network 

Accelerators, Incubators, Co-working and Competitions

Research Triangle

AgTech Accelerator
American Underground
BioLabs
Bunker Labs
Duke Startup Challenge
First Flight Venture Center
Frontier
HQ Raleigh
Launch Chapel Hill
Startup Stampede 
ThinkHouse
UNC Carolina Challenge
Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC)
Wireless Research Center of North Carolina
1789 Venture Lab

Charlotte/Central Piedmont

HQ Charlotte
Packard Place
RevTech Labs

Piedmont Triad

HQ Greensboro
Flywheel

References

CrunchBase
PricewaterhouseCoopers MoneyTree

Blogs and Publications

Exit Event
TechCrunch
VentureBeat
WRAL Tech Wire