Congrats to the 7 NC Startups Selected as our Spring 2018 NC IDEA SEED Grant Recipients

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Read original announcement at NC IDEA website. Congratulations to the seven North Carolina startups selected as our newest NC IDEA SEED grant recipients from our Spring 2018 grant cycle. The seven grant recipients were chosen from the 12 finalists that had been selected out of the record-breaking 185 submissions. This grant cycle translated to the most geographically […]

Profiles: What you need to know about the latest NC IDEA grant winners

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Read original article at WRAL Techwire. DURHAM – Who are the companies that comprise the spring 2018 cohort of NC IDEA SEED grant program? Here’s a look at each. … REDEFINING ASTHMA CARE VitalFlo Inc.—Raleigh, NC—$50,000 Luke Marshall, founder and CEO of VitalFlo with mobile spirometer. Copyright VitalFlo Inc. VitalFlo is redefining the standard of care for […]

NC IDEA selects seven NC companies for $25,000 and $50,000 Grants

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Read original article at WRAL Techwire. DURHAM – NC IDEA will infuse a total of $300,000 in seven North Carolina startups that comprise the spring 2018 cohort of the organization’s NC IDEA SEED program. “This newest cohort of NC IDEA SEED grant recipients is a great representation of the expansion of entrepreneurship across the state,” said Thom Ruhe, president […]

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Awards Total of $300,000 to Seven North Carolina Startups

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Read the original press release at NC IDEA website. Grant Recipients Selected from Largest and Most Geographically Diverse NC IDEA SEED Applicant Pool in Foundation’s History DURHAM, NC – May 3, 2018 – 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 […]

Medical device startup receiving investment from The Launch Place

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Read original article at Virginia Business. Danville-based The Launch Place has added a medical device startup to its portfolio. The business incubator is investing $75,000 in VitalFlo. The money will help the Raleigh,N.C.-based company develop a lung health analytics platform and mobile spirometer. The idea behind VitalFlo came to company cofounder and Chief Technology Officer, […]

Raleigh medtech startup VitalFlo lands investment from The Launch Place

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Read original article at WRAL Techwire. RALEIGH – VitalFlo, a startup focusing on lung health analytics that has already developed a patent-pending mobile device, has landed a $75,000 investment from Virginia-based The Launch Place. The pre-seed investment is the latest made by The Launch Place with more than $3 million being placed across 14 startups over the past […]

NC IDEA’s 12 grant finalists stretch from coast to mountains

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Read original article at WRAL Techwire. DURHAM – Twelve startups from Wilmington to Asheville are the finalists for the latest round of $50,000 grants from the NC IDEA Foundation. The selections reflecting what the economic development group has already called its most geographically diverse group of applications. The $50,000 grants are non-dilutive and are designed to […]

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 […]