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SoarTriangle to be Administered as a Program of NC IDEA Foundation

August 30, 2016

DURHAM, NC – AUGUST 30, 2016 – NC IDEA Foundation, an organization committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, is proud to announce that SoarTriangle will now be administered as a program of NC IDEA. “SoarTriangle has become a leading voice for female entrepreneurs navigating the fundraising landscape in the…Read More

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NC IDEA Foundation Awards $250,000 in Grants to Five Startups, Crossing $4.5 Million Funding Mark

June 9, 2016

DURHAM, NC – June 9, 2016 – NC IDEA Foundation, an organization 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 $4.5 million to 109…Read More

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NC IDEA Foundation Selects Eleven Finalists from Across the State in Spring 2016 Seed-Stage Grant Cycle

May 12, 2016

DURHAM, NC – May 12, 2016 – NC IDEA Foundation, an organization committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected eleven finalists from across the state to compete in its 21st seed-stage grant cycle. These finalists were chosen from the 26 semi-finalists that had been…Read More

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NC IDEA Selects 26 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Spring 2016 Grant Cycle

April 8, 2016

DURHAM, NC – April 8, 2016 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that it has selected 26 semi-finalists from across the state in its 21st grant cycle. These semi-finalists were chosen from 173 competitive applications. “This was one of the largest and…Read More

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NC IDEA Announces Ecosystem Partner Grant

March 15, 2016

DURHAM, NC – March 15, 2016 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization will be accepting proposals for innovative and transformational ideas that can further North Carolina’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Ecosystem Partner Grant is a new initiative developed to…Read More

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NC IDEA Opens Twenty-First Grant Cycle with Info Sessions Throughout the State

February 9, 2016

DURHAM, NC – February 9, 2016 – NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization’s twenty-first grant cycle will open on February 15th. The upcoming cycle will kick-off with a series of information sessions being held throughout North Carolina. Interested applicants may…Read More

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NC IDEA Announces New President and CEO

February 4, 2016

DURHAM, NC – February 4, 2016 – The Board of Directors of NC IDEA, an organization committed to supporting entrepreneurial business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today the selection of its president and chief executive officer (CEO) Thom Ruhe, a nationally recognized leader in the field of entrepreneurship. The appointment follows the…Read More