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Buy Local from NC IDEA Entrepreneurs This Holiday Season

December 8, 2017 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – December 8, 2017 NC IDEA Holiday Gift Guide Still working on your holiday shopping list? Let us help! We’ve curated a gift list from some NC IDEA supported companies for everyone on your list. We are proud to have supported these companies over the years through our various programs including, NC IDEA LABS, NC IDEA SEED, NC…Read More

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A Happy Thanksgiving for Six NC Companies

November 20, 2017 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – November 20, 2017 Thanksgiving is a special time of year when many pause to reflect on blessings they have received. For the entrepreneurs we support, appreciation often comes from events that have propelled their companies forward like a key hire, funding event, or strategic new client that provides critical validation of…Read More

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We’re Building HQ3

November 3, 2017 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – November 3, 2017 We’re Building HQ3 Forbes recently published that Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet; a title he trades with Bill Gates depending upon where markets close on any given day for Amazon and Microsoft stock, respectively.Excluding the inevitable half billion-dollar swings that the uber wealthy must…Read More

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NC IDEA LABS: Small Steps, Big Potential

October 19, 2017 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – October 19, 2017 Application Open for NC IDEA LABS Apply today to be in the January cohort of NC IDEA LABS. NC IDEA LABS has established itself as the premier program of its kind in North Carolina. More than 140 companies and 250 founders have participated. Nearly half of these companies are still…Read More

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NC IDEA Selects 28 Semi-Finalists from Across the State in Fall 2017 Grant Cycle

October 5, 2017 by Andrea Cook

Congratulations to the 28 NC IDEA SEED Semi-Finalists from across the state chosen to move forward in the grant process from 155 competitive applications. The semi-finalists have been invited to submit a full, more detailed proposal by mid-October. Finalists will then be selected to present before a review panel comprised of experienced investors, industry experts…Read More

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Are You Ready to Quit Your Day Job?

October 5, 2017 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – October 5, 2017   Application Deadline in 4 Days, Apply By 5PM on 10/9! Lite NC IDEA LABS Lite is a condensed version of our regular NC IDEA LABS program. Just like business schools offer a “weekend MBA” for those working full-time, this program targets (but is not limited to) candidates with these two characteristics:​ An early…Read More