RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, panels, workshops, conferences, application deadlines and all things happening in the entrepreneurial, technology and business communities in the Triangle and across North Carolina.

Following is a list of events coming up across Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the greater Triangle area through the end of July. Many events will be held in person, as some organizers are returning to live events.

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Application Deadline: Idea to Entrepreneur​​

July 25

American Underground’s Idea to Entrepreneur program provides business development guidance and networking opportunities for local startups. Sessions are led by startup expert Chris Heivly. Applications are live for the upcoming cohort, kicking off this August.

Raleigh Chamber Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Conference

July 26, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. @Raleigh Convention Center

This annual conference features panel discussions, breakout sessions and a keynote focusing on promoting and sustaining diversity, equity and inclusivity among companies/organizations.

Triangle Content Creators Meetup

July 26, 6-8 p.m. @Raleigh Founded (Warehouse location)

Network with local podcasters and creatives at the next Triangle Content Creators Meetup, held at Raleigh Founded.

2022 Science Policy Boot Camp

July 26-29 in the Triangle (multiple venues)

Join Sigma Xi for an open participation event featuring experts in science policy, communication and engagement. The event will be held at venues across the RTP area.

1 Million Cups RTP

July 27, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitch event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups deliver their presentations.

Defending Your Digital Assets from Cybersecurity Attacks

July 27, 1-2 p.m. (online)

RIoT is hosting a virtual lunch and learn covering key cybersecurity threats and how to protect electronic assets.

Raleigh Founded Summer Happy Hour

July 27, 4-6 p.m. @Raleigh Founded

Join Raleigh Founded members and business owners for light snacks and free beverages at this late-afternoon networking event.

Reconnecting in the RTP

July 27, 5:30-7 p.m. @Boxyard RTP

The RTP chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is hosting a summer networking event.

City of Raleigh Virtual NCHUB & NCDBE Certification Session

July 28, 2:30-4 p.m. (online)

The City of Raleigh invites minority and woman-owned business owners to join this virtual information session to learn more about the certification process and requirements for NCHUB and NCDBE.

Application Deadline: Duke Design Health (Fall 2022)

July 31

Applications are open for the fall edition of Duke University’s Design Health, a program providing graduate students with coaching from experts in medicine, innovation product development processes, entrepreneurship and engineering both internal and external to Duke.

Application Deadline: Oak City Biz Labs Grants

July 31

The City of Raleigh and the Carolina Small Business Development Fund have teamed up to launch a grant program (up to $30,000) for local small businesses. The program will also connect small business owners and entrepreneurs to technical assistance programs.