Congrats to the 27 companies from across the state that have been selected to advance to the next phase of our 27th cycle of NC IDEA SEED. These semi-finalists were chosen from 151 competitive applications.

The 27 Spring 2019 NC IDEA SEED Semi-Finalists include:

3i Nanotech – Greensboro, NC
Aeva Labs – Raleigh, NC
ChurchLEARN – Vilas, NC
Companah – Raleigh, NC
Devil’s Foot Beverage, LLC – Asheville, NC
ecoTEKindustries – Wilmington, NC
FeedStation – Chapel Hill, NC
Foenestra Corporation – Winston-Salem, NC
Freshspire – Raleigh, NC
Global Impact acting as BatteryXchange – Charlotte, NC
Global Mobile Finance, Inc. – Morrisville, NC
GoKart Kids – Cary, NC
Green Stream Technologies, Inc. – Raleigh, NC
Groove Watersports – Charlotte, NC
InsArgotML – Raleigh, NC
Jam – Charlotte, NC
Kwistr – Raleigh, NC
LivWell Nutrition – Winston-Salem, NC
Phyta, Inc. – Chapel Hill, NC
Podcraft – Candler, NC
Product Air Lift Systems, Inc. – Wilmington, NC
Renaissance Fiber LLC – Wilmington, NC
Security Camera Maintenance Company – Durham, NC
Swell Systems, Inc. – Wilmington, NC
Tin Lizzee – Sanford, NC
Ungraded Produce – Durham, NC
Zogo Finance – Durham, NC

The semi-finalists have been invited to submit a full proposal with greater details by the first of April. Finalists will then be selected to present before a review panel comprised of experienced investors, industry experts and entrepreneurs. Grant recipients will be announced in mid-May.