NC IDEA FOUNDATION Selects 11 Finalists from Across the State in Fall 2018 Grant Cycle

October 31, 2018

Finalists Seeking $50,000 Each in NC IDEA’s 26th SEED Grant Cycle  DURHAM, NC – October 31, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has selected 11 finalists from across the state in its 26th SEED grant cycle. The finalists…Read More

State of Mind(set)

October 19, 2018 by Andrea Cook

  NC IDEA Newsletter – October 18, 2018 Over the last dozen years, I have worked for and with organizations that were building entrepreneurial ecosystems and generally helping individuals pursuing their ambition to launch and grow companies. From my work within the United States, I noticed two institutions that were significantly underappreciated for the work…Read More

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NC IDEA FOUNDATION Selects 24 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Fall 2018 Grant Cycle

October 1, 2018

Semi-Finalists Seeking $50,000 Each in NC IDEA’s 26th SEED Grant Cycle DURHAM, NC – October 1, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has selected 24 semi-finalists from across the state in its 26th SEED grant cycle. These semi-finalists…Read More

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American Tobacco Selects Furniture Maker as Next Small Biz in PopUp Series

September 24, 2018

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Awards Thirteen NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM Grants to Partners Throughout State

September 20, 2018

Grants to Strengthen North Carolina’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystems DURHAM, NC – September 20, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization is awarding thirteen grants, totaling over $1.5 million to organizations throughout the state that support the Foundation’s vision to empower…Read More

Newsletter: The North Carolina Way

September 20, 2018 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – September 20, 2018 Once again, North Carolina has endured a devastating weather event. And once again, before Florence even left the range of our radar images, North Carolinians rallied to help one another. Across the state, friends, family, and neighbors are looking after loved ones, as well as complete strangers. It…Read More

Welcome to our First Fall 2018 Cohort of NC IDEA LABS

September 19, 2018 by Andrea Cook

Welcome to our first Fall 2018 Cohort of NC IDEA LABS. Learn more about these ambitious startups below. Aden MediaLabs Aden MediaLabs is a cable TV service serving young adults with curated, high-quality channels focused on a low-cost, lean-back viewing experience and providing content programmers a sustainable, data-driven business model. Built Story Built Story is…Read More