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 2019 Summer Series is a 9-week program series open to early stage and aspiring entrepreneurs designed to equip individuals with the tools and resources needed to build, launch and scale a successful business. Topics will vary across all aspects of starting and growing a business and will pull together some of the brightest minds in the region to share their expertise in their domain.

The following sessions will be held during the lunch hour, every Wednesday (except July 3), throughout the summer:

All of the sessions will take place in the NC IDEA LABS space on the American Tobacco Campus. Sessions will also be recorded and posted online afterwards for viewing and sharing. These sessions are for entrepreneurs only, no service providers please.

To learn more and register for any of the sessions, visit

NC IDEA is an independent private foundation committed to empowering North Carolinians to achieve their entrepreneurial potential. Through our powerful combination of competitive grants and programs, and a network of strategic partners, we help entrepreneurs when they need it most. NC IDEA’s resources are highly competitive, enabling the foundation to support North Carolina’s most ambitious entrepreneurs. We believe entrepreneurs transform communities and view our work as a catalyst for positive change. Learn more at