NC IDEA FOUNDATION Selects 12 Finalists from Largest and Most Geographically Diverse NC IDEA SEED Applicant Pool in Foundation’s History

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Read original press release at NC IDEA website. Finalists Seeking $50,000 Each in NC IDEA’s 25th SEED Grant Cycle DURHAM, NC – April 12, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has selected 12 finalists from across the state from its […]

NCSU startups share more than $100,000 in Lulu eGames competition

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Read original article at WRAL Techwire. RALEIGH – North Carolina State University’s Lulu eGames startups took home cash prizes of more than $100,000 Thursday night. By category, here are the top three finishers in each category: DAUGHERTY ENDOWMENT First ($25,000): VitalFlo Second ($15,000): Sentinel Biomedical Third ($10,000): NexS Software ARTS VENTURE First ($5,000): Live! Artist App Second […]

2018 Lulu eGames Winners

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Read original article on NCSU website. On Thursday, April 5, over 500 people gathered in Stewart Theatre to see the next generation of entrepreneurs at the Lulu eGames LIVE, NC State’s annual startup competition. The winning teams emerged from 178 entries and were chosen by a panel of judges from two rounds of competition. The […]

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Selects 25 Semi-Finalists from Largest and Most Geographically Diverse NC IDEA SEED Applicant Pool in Foundation’s History

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Read original press release at NC IDEA website. DURHAM, NC – March 21, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has selected 25 semi-finalists from the largest and most geographically diverse NC IDEA SEED applicant pool in the Foundation’s history. The record-breaking […]

Startup profiles: Eight ventures making first appearance at CED Life Science Conference

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Read original article on WRAL Techwire. RALEIGH – Among the host of companies presenting at the CED Life Science Conference in Raleigh are numerous startups participating for the first time. Here are profiles featuring eight of those firms. These profiles are presented in partnership with the CED. … VITALFLO vitalflohealth.com luke@vitalflohealth.com CEO: Luke Marshall Link to CED Life […]

Investors get a chance to connect with startups at upcoming CED conference

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Read the original article at News & Observer. Entrepreneurial companies from across the country will come together next month for the Council for Entrepreneurial Development’s 27th annual Life Science Conference in Raleigh. Seventy companies will be featured at the Feb. 27-28 event held in the Raleigh Convention Center. The businesses will represent biotech, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic […]

Raleigh Innovators Program graduates another eight startups

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Original article at WRAL Techwire. The anticipation was palpable throughout the Lincoln Theater as Liz Tracy, director at HQ Raleigh and lead facilitator of the Innovators Program, stepped out onto the stage to kick off the Innovators Program’s recent fourth annual Demo Day. “We live in a region that is a top area for entrepreneurship,” Tracy said. […]

Innovators Program Hopes 2017 Grads Will Add To $8M Alumni Funding Total

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The anticipation was palpable throughout the Lincoln Theater as Liz Tracy, director at HQ Raleigh and lead facilitator of the Innovators Program, stepped out onto the stage to kick off the Innovators Program’s fourth annual Demo Day. “We live in a region that is a top area for entrepreneurship,” Tracy said. Though startups and small businesses may not […]