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How to Make $5,000 an Hour

January 26, 2018 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – January 26, 2018 During one of the holiday parties I attended last month, I met several university student entrepreneurs dutifully working to turn an idea into a viable company. The ideas were varied, even if their demographics were not; that observation being a subject for another time. During such encounters, I…Read More

Allstacks Heads to Techstars Austin

January 25, 2018 by Andrea Cook

January 25, 2018 Allstacks, an NC IDEA LABS alumni and NC IDEA SEED grant recipient, is back in class at Techstars Austin for the next 13 weeks. Chosen from a pool of over 1,000 applicants, Allstacks joins nine other companies in Techstars Austin’s sixth accelerator class in their new downtown space. The companies will benefit…Read More

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It’s Application Season at NC IDEA

January 11, 2018 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – January 11, 2018 A new year is underway, and if the first couple of weeks are any indication of what to expect in the months ahead, it is going to be an exciting and busy 2018! It is officially “Application Season” at NC IDEA and we certainly do not lack for…Read More

Buy Local from NC Entrepreneurs This Holiday Season

December 8, 2017 by Andrea Cook

You’ve made your list and you’re checking it twice. Or maybe you’re still trying to find that perfect gift for that special someone. We here at NC IDEA have some recommendations for your holiday shopping list from companies right here in the great state of North Carolina. We are proud to have supported these companies…Read More

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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 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