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Premium Lock NC IDEA rebrands Groundwork Labs; program to double in size

NC IDEA NC IDEA Foundation is rebranding its Groundwork Labs accelerator program as NC IDEA Labs. It's also expanding the program.

July 18

Premium Lock Veteran commercialization exec Karen LeVert to lead NC IDEA board

NC IDEA Karen LeVert, a veteran commercialization executive, is the new board char at NC IDEA. The economic foundation also names three board members while two current members step down.

Updated June 22

Premium Lock Inside Oracle: Earnings show growing benefits of NetSuite (Bronto's parent) acquisition (+ video)

Analysis: New reporting offers greater insight into the individual performance of Oracle's SaaS and PaaS businesses as cloud confidence grows, says Technology Business Research Analyst Meaghan McGrath. And NetSuite, which has a presence in Durham, is giving its new owners a boost.

June 22

Premium Lock Venture Asheville lands NC IDEA Ecosystem grant (+ video)

Venture Asheville, a program that helps startup CEOs with mentoring services, is the latest recipient of a grant from NC IDEA.

Updated May 26

Premium Lock Charlotte startup bringing Pinterest weddings to life (+ video)

After Techstars Austin, The Wed Clique preps to launch B2B platform for wedding vendors and venues. Plus: A video overview.

May 24

Premium Lock RTP startup SiNON Therapeutics creates a Trojan horse for pharma

The startup, an NC IDEA spring grant winner, says its technology help the life science industry deliver drugs to the brain effectively and safely

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May 18

Premium Lock Four Triangle startups among six landing NC IDEA grants

NC IDEA Four startups in the Triangle as well as one in Greensboro and another in Charlotte are the latest emerging ventures to receive seed development grants from the NC IDEA Foundation.

May 3

Premium Lock New NC IDEA exec to tackle funding gap for female founders; SoarTriangle picks next cohort

The NC IDEA Foundation is adding a new executive to help female startup founders deal with funding challenges. Also, the foundation picks three female-led teams for its SoarTriangle program.

Natasha Goldstein Natasha Goldstein

April 7

Premium Lock 28 of 173 startups advance in NC IDEA seed grant program

NC IDEA The competition is fierce for the handful of startup grants worth as much as $50,000 in the NC IDEA Foundation Seed Grant program. Here are the 28 firms that have made the first cut.

February 28

Premium Lock NC IDEA looking for startup grant applicants plus 2 startup programs

NC IDEA NC IDEA has opened applications for its Seed Grant Program, which offers as much as $50,000 to emerging startups, and is also looking for entrepreneurs to take part in its Groundwork Labs and SoarTriangle programs.

December 13, 2016

Premium Lock NC IDEA awards $50K grants to five NC startups

NC IDEA awards grants to five startups NC IDEA is awarding $250,000 in grants, $50,000 each to five North Carolina startups located throughout the state in Raleigh, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Morrisville, and Morehead City.

November 22, 2016

Premium Lock NC IDEA picks 11 finalists for latest round of $50K grants

NC IDEA NC IDEA has chosen 11 finalists for its latest round of "seed grants" grants worth as much as $50,000 as well as a variety of services designed to help grow new startups across North Carolina. More than half are from outside the Triangle.

Updated October 5, 2016

Premium Lock American Underground launching program for consumer product startups

Funding by a $100,000 grant from NC IDEA, the American Underground is rolling out a new incubation program for startups in the consumer product space. Adam Klein, chief strategist for the AU, explains what the program is all about in an exclusive Q&A.

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Updated September 9, 2016

Premium Lock RIoT's reaction to $100K NC IDEA grant: 'Humbled and thrilled'

RIoT RIoT, which stands for Regional Internet of Things, is a fast-growing organization with nearly 3,000 members that is focused on growing the IoT industry across North Carolina and elsewhere. Earlier this week, the NC IDEA Foundation chose RIoT as one of nine grant recipients sharing nearly $1.2 million. The RIoTers, as they call themselves, are thrilled to have been selected.

Updated September 9, 2016

Premium Lock Exclusive: Here's why NC IDEA chose to fund 9 startup programs

Innovation NC IDEA is going to provide nearly $1.2 million in funding to a variety of startup and entrepreneurial programs across N.C. Thom Ruhe, CEO of NC IDEA, explains why these groups (American, Underground, Catawba Valley Community College, the CED, Triangle Venture Alliance, First Flight Venture Center, HQ Raleigh, NC RIoT, UNC Charlotte and the Greensboro partnership Entrepreneurs Connection) were awarded grants.

Updated September 9, 2016

Premium Lock HQ BAM: Why HQ Raleigh won a $100,000 NC IDEA grant

HQ Raleigh HQ Raleigh really has been more than a shared office space project from its launch nearly three years ago. Networking, mentoring, more. A community. Recent expansion is taking the HQ Raleigh concept to other markets. And now with a $100,000 grant from NC IDEA, HQ Raleigh is embarking on a new incubation effort called HQ BAM. So what is it?

Updated September 8, 2016

Premium Lock NC IDEA grant winners - igniters of next entrepreneurship wave?

Startups   The growing depth and breadth of North Carolina's entrepreneurship "ecosystem" is clearly shown by the nine winners of the first Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Partner grants from the NC IDEA Foundation.

Updated September 8, 2016

Premium Lock NC IDEA pouring $1.175M into 9 entrepreneurship efforts

With grants ranging as high as $250,000, the NC IDEA Foundation is providing direct funding support for nine entrepreneurship programs across North Carolina. The grants, which total $1.175 million, are the first in its new Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Partners program.

Thom Ruhe Thom Ruhe

September 7, 2016

Premium Lock NC IDEA opens applications for latest startup seed grants

NC IDEA NC IDEA is now accepting applications for its 22nd round of non-dilutive grants for startups across North Carolina and companies looking to relocate to the state.

Updated September 2, 2016

Premium Lock Why is NC IDEA taking over SoarTriangle? Inside the decision

NC IDEA NC IDEA has steadily been expanding its mission since Thom Ruhe took over as executive director, and the evolution continued on Tuesday with the news that the foundation is taking over operations of SoarTriangle. The group focuses on mentoring women-led startups, and NC IDEA was to explore ways to help, particularly in raising capital.

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