WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, panels, workshops, conferences, application deadlines and all things happening in the North Carolina startup/tech world.

Following is a list of August events in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the greater Triangle area. Many events will be held in person as organizers are returning to live events.

Application Deadline: NC IDEA MICRO and NC IDEA SEED Grants

August 30

NC IDEA provides grant opportunities for promising startups ready to enter their next stage of growth. Applications are live for the next round of MICRO and SEED funding. MICRO awards small grants of $10,000 to early-stage companies looking to validate and advance their ideas, while SEED offers $50,000 grants to companies with a proven concept. More TechWire coverage here.

Tech & Tax: Ever Changing & Converging

August 31, 9-10 a.m. (online)

NC TECH is hosting a panel of tax experts to discuss the latest tax legislative landscape, tax impacts on the mobile workforce, recent merger and acquisition trends, global tax updates, and more.

Downtown Techies Happy Hours @Midtown

August 31, 7-9 p.m. @Fox and Hound

Bring your ideas and opinions to the next Midtown Techies meetup. Events are held on the last Tuesday of every month.