NC IDEA in the Hizzouse
(at RISC’s Totes Awesome New Event Space – 81 Broadway)
Thursday, August 17, 5:45-7:30pm


NC IDEA will be in Asheville on Thursday, August 17 to share details about its upcoming $50K Seed Grant Cycle for startups and to discuss its statewide efforts to foster highly connected entrepreneurial ecosystems spanning all the way from the mountains to the coast.

NC IDEA recently awarded Venture Asheville an ecosystem partner grant to further develop and grow its Elevate entrepreneurship program anchored in mentorship – modeled on MIT’s world-class Venture Mentoring Service. Thom Ruhe, NC IDEA’s CEO, will lead the conversation.

Come learn about how NC IDEA is helping startups access funds and tap valuable opportunities. And get the inside scoop on the direction of North Carolina’s entrepreneurial future. (Yes, drinks, will be provided).

Please RSVP to if you plan to attend.