NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Announces Inaugural Statewide Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Summit

August 1, 2019

The 2019 Summit Will Bring Together the People and Organizations Who Support NC’s Entrepreneurs  DURHAM, NC – August 1, 2019 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization is hosting the inaugural North Carolina Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Summit with the goal to…Read More

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Kicks Off Fall 2019 Grants Cycle with Info Sessions throughout the State

July 11, 2019

Seeking Applications from Innovative Startups for NC IDEA MICRO and NC IDEA SEED Starting August 12th DURHAM, NC – July 11, 2019 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization will kick off its Fall 2019 Grants Cycle with information sessions…Read More

PRESS RELEASE

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Elects New Board Chair and Directors

July 1, 2019

Patti Gillenwater Succeeds Karen LeVert as Chairperson; Three New Directors Join Board  DURHAM, NC – July 1, 2019 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today the election of Patti Gillenwater as Board Chair; along with the election of three new directors Linda Hall…Read More

ICE HOUSE

NC IDEA Accepting Applications for Third Cohort of Ice House Entrepreneurship Facilitator Training

May 21, 2019

Foundation Continues to Advance Statewide Entrepreneurial Mindset Program DURHAM, NC – May 21, 2019 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to helping North Carolinians reach their full entrepreneurial potential, announced today that the organization is accepting applications for the third cohort of Ice House Entrepreneurship Facilitator Training in their statewide effort to offer entrepreneurial…Read More

PRESS RELEASE

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Announces Summer Series to Kick Off June 12

May 15, 2019

Free Programming on Varying Topics for Early Stage and Aspiring Entrepreneurs DURHAM, NC – May 15, 2019 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization will kick off its Summer Series offering free programming for entrepreneurs starting June 12. NC IDEA’s…Read More

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Crosses $6 Million Funding Mark in SEED Grants; Awards Total of $300,000 to Six North Carolina Startups

May 8, 2019

Grant Recipients Selected from Diverse NC IDEA SEED Applicant Pool DURHAM, NC – May 8, 2019 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $300,000 in seed grants to six North Carolina startups from a diverse NC IDEA SEED…Read More

NC IDEA LABS

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Announces Upcoming Application Dates for NC IDEA LABS

May 1, 2019

Organization Seeking Applications from Ambitious Entrepreneurs Starting May 6 DURHAM, NC – May 1, 2019 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization will begin accepting applications for NC IDEA LABS starting May 6. This third 2019 cohort will run July…Read More

NC IDEA MICRO

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Awards $150,000 to Fifteen North Carolina Startups

April 24, 2019

Grant Recipients Selected from Diverse NC IDEA MICRO Applicant Pool DURHAM, NC – April 24, 2019 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $150,000 to fifteen North Carolina startups in its second ever grant cycle of NC IDEA…Read More