Here’s our exclusive wrapup of upcoming events happening across North Carolina in February. Included are the latest meetups, conferences, workshops, application deadlines and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Triad, Wilmington and other parts of North Carolina.

This post is part of our weekly column of upcoming events, along with our comprehensive resource guide for startups in the Triangle.

To find out what’s happening this month in the Triangle specifically, check out part one of this week’s column. Another post previews events coming in March. Recurring monthly meetups in the Triangle are listed here.

These columns are an extension of our interactive calendar of tech and startup events. If you’d like to suggest an event to be added to the calendar, feel free to send me an email.

Webinar: Introduction to SBIR/STTR

February 24, 2-3 p.m.

The Small Business Technology and Development Center is hosting an informative webinar covering the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding programs for local companies.

Cape Fear Women in Tech: Q&A with HR

February 25, 5:30-7 p.m. @tekMountain

Cape Fear Women in Tech is hosting an interactive panel discussion with HR professionals speaking about hiring and advancement.

Gig East Meetup: Creative Funding for Startups & Entrepreneurs

February 25, 5:30-8 p.m. @217 Brew Works

At Gig East’s next meetup, Wilmington Angels for Local Entrepreneurs Founder Jim Roberts and East Carolina Angels President & CEO Mark Wdowik will share how startups and small businesses can get the funding they need to launch successfully.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman

February 26, 7:30-9 a.m. @Hurt Hub @Davidson

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Wilmington

February 26, 9-10 a.m. @UNCW Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups Asheville

February 26, 9-10 a.m. @Archetype Brewing

Asheville’s startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

Wake Forest University Center for Entrepreneurship Pitch Over Pizza

February 26, 5:30-7 p.m. @Reynolda Green Room

Wake Forest University’s Center for Entrepreneurship is hosting a pitch event where students can share their ideas, meet with entrepreneurial coaches and mentors, and network with faculty and staff.

Application Deadline: NCBiotech Translational Research Grant (Cycle 2)

February 26

The NC Biotech Center’s Translational Research Grant program provides funding for projects exploring/developing commercial applications for university-held life science inventions. Applications for cycle 2 are due at 12 p.m. EST.

NC TECH New Member Breakfast

February 27, 8:30-10 a.m. @NC TECH Charlotte Office

NC TECH’s New Member Breakfast is a morning networking event with an open house format for new NC TECH members and new employees of current members. Coffee, juice, pastries and bagels will be provided.

Skookum Volcano Tour

February 27, 12-1 p.m. @Skookum Charlotte

Join an open tour of the Skookum office to get an introduction to the tech and ideas powering the community. The Skookum team will be available for any questions or comments participants may have. Lunch will be provided.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

February 27, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Bunker Brews Charlotte: Chapter Launch Party

February 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Sugar Creek Brewing Company

As Bunker Labs launches a new chapter in Charlotte, this launch party will feature insights from NC IDEA President and CEO Thom Ruhe, UNC System military liaison Siobhan Norris and Sageworks Founder Brian Hamilton.

2020 Kickoff: Startup Summit Charlotte

February 27, 6-9 p.m. @Advent Coworking

Startup Summit is hosting its first conference in Charlotte this month, featuring a keynote from Joe Topinka, CIO of SnapAV.

Application Deadline: 2020 NorthState Tech Lab

February 28

NorthState and HQ Greensboro are seeking applications for the next cohort of Tech Lab, a six-week business strategy development and coaching program for early-stage tech companies, taking place April 13 to May 18. More TechWire coverage here.

Application Deadline: NC BIONEER Venture Challenge

February 28

In partnership with UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center is launching a new mentorship program called the NC BIONEER Venture Challenge. The two-month program will culminate in a pitch competition offering monetary awards totaling $40,000. More TechWire coverage here.