NC IDEA Announces Spring 2012 Grant Winners

The bad news is that it looks like the best kept secret for North Carolina startups is no longer best kept. NC IDEA was hammered with deserving applications for their Spring 2012 grant award that gives up to $50K to deserving startups. The good news is that there’s an evolution taking place, because the quality of this year’s crop was higher than they’d ever seen. “This was, by far, the hardest selection process to date,” said NC IDEA President Dave Rizzo, who I caught up with yesterday. “We could have easily given out another three or four grants, and...

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