A Modernized Greenhouse Incubator

February 25, 2019 by Andrea Cook

When the term “incubator” is mentioned in the startup world, a modernized Greenhouse isn’t exactly what comes to mind. But that’s what Halifax Community College (HCC) proposed when they recently applied for an NC IDEA ENGAGE grant. Halifax Community College has an Agriculture Entrepreneurship Certificate Program that helps students understand the agricultural riches of Eastern…Read More

Congrats to Our First Spring 2019 Cohort of NC IDEA LABS

February 25, 2019 by Andrea Cook

Congratulations to our first Spring 2019 Cohort of NC IDEA LABS. These teams spent a productive four weeks together at the beginning of 2019 and graduated from the program on February 22nd. Learn more about these up and coming startups below. Cotton Locks Cotton Locks is a dancewear and performance wear company focusing directly on…Read More


30 Companies Selected for Mountain BizWorks’ ScaleUp WNC Program

February 22, 2019