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Newsletter: A Sun-Sational Summer Is Upon Us

May 24, 2019 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – May 23, 2019 Subscribe Now Summer is officially upon us and things are certainly not slowing down at NC IDEA any time soon! Just in the last month, we have awarded close to half a million dollars in grants announcing 15 NC IDEA MICRO grant recipients and another 6 companies receiving…Read More

Newsletter: Six NC Startups Take Us Over $6M in SEED Grants

May 10, 2019 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – May 10, 2019 Subscribe Now This week’s SEED grant announcement, 6 companies each receiving $50,000 grants, was a milestone for NC IDEA. Specifically, it brought our total funding for that program to over $6,000,000 since its inception. Again, congrats to ChurchLEARN (Vilas, NC), Devil’s Foot Beverage Company (Asheville, NC), FeedStation (Chapel Hill,…Read More

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Newsletter: Introducing Our Spring 2019 MICRO (but Mighty) Grant Recipients

April 29, 2019 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – April 29, 2019 Subscribe Now Congrats to Our 15 NC IDEA MICRO Grant Recipients Congratulations to the 15 North Carolina startups selected as our newest NC IDEA MICRO grant recipients from our Spring 2019 grant cycle. We awarded a total of $150,000 in our second ever grant cycle of NC IDEA MICRO. “This cohort of grant…Read More

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Newsletter: Happily ENGAGE-D for Two Years

February 28, 2019 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – February 28, 2019 Subscribe Now NC IDEA is celebrating the two-year anniversary of the first NC IDEA ENGAGE grant this month. After our first cohort of ECOSYSTEM grants were awarded in 2016, we saw the need in the ecosystem for broad community building and support for entrepreneurship across the state. Thus,…Read More

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Newsletter: The Unifying Capacity for Entrepreneurship

February 14, 2019 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – February 14, 2019 Subscribe Now For years we have heard, seen, and felt the tension between our rural and urban communities. That tension has been amplified across political, social, and economic spectrums. You can read great data insights about the economic polarization of our communities in the 2018 release of the…Read More

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Newsletter: 24. But Who’s Counting?

February 1, 2019 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – January 31, 2018 Subscribe Now We are always delighted to see the progress of companies who have been involved in our grants and programs. Last week was no exception when legendary Triangle entrepreneur Scot Wingo (most recently of Spiffy fame) published the 2019 edition of his Tweener List – a list…Read More

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Newsletter: Small Steps to Lofty Visions

January 17, 2019 by Andrea Cook

NC IDEA Newsletter – January 17, 2019 Subscribe Now We are officially over halfway through the month of January. It is a month many started refreshed and renewed from the holidays, anxious to take on a new year. More than likely, you set some goals for 2019. Some of those goals may be long-term, aggressive…Read More

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Newsletter: Our Goal to Empower 100K Mindsets

January 3, 2019 by Andrea Cook

Newsletter – January 3, 2019 In January, many feel obligated to reflect on the year recently concluded while offering aspirations for the year to come. Call them goals or resolutions, these public declarations are intended to convey an organization’s priorities for the new year. Acquiescing to that practice, we are today affirming our overarching goal/mission…Read More