Congratulations to our 19 Spring 2021 NC IDEA MICRO grant recipients!

“With such a strong, diverse cohort, this is the most grant recipients we have awarded in one cycle,” said Thom Ruhe, President and CEO of NC IDEA. “This directly speaks to the economic potential of the state and the competitive nature of young companies growing right here in our backyard. However, with many other deserving applicants, it is simply because of limitations in funding that we cannot fund more of these promising startups,” Ruhe added.

These nineteen NC IDEA MICRO grant recipients were chosen after a three-month competitive application and selection process that drew 186 applications from across the state:

Read the full press release here.