Forbes 30 Under 30

Each year, Forbes welcomes nominations for the world’s greatest roll call of young entrepreneurs and game-changers. Tell Forbes who should appear on the annual 30 Under 30 list by submitting…

Triangle Business Journal Awards

Each year, the Triangle Business Journal unveils multiple innovation, business and leadership awards. These awards are given based on nominations from local companies and individuals as well as submissions from…

Thought for Food Global Summit

The Thought for Food Global Summit showcases how some of the world’s most common assumptions in food and agriculture are being turned on their heads. By attending the summit, you’ll…

Startup Grind Global Conference

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs. Each year, Startup Grind hosts an annual global conference where you can join 3,000 founders and…

The Stevie Awards

…Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. As an award entrant, you will have access to the comments about your nomination made by the panel of judges,…

SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event Competition

…participate, you company will have to be selected by the SXSW Screening Committee from the hundreds of startups from around the world that apply. Winning has big perks: you’ll be…

Venture Catalyst Program

The Venture Catalyst Program allows UNC startups, serial entrepreneur coaches and talented graduate students to converge and collaborate. It includes two connected opportunities: Catalyst Coaching Sessions that connect UNC startup…

Carolina Women in Business Conference

…alumni, and members of the surrounding community. The conference gives you the opportunity to engage with experts on career development and explore a variety of topics like communication and philanthropy….

Deloitte National Case Competition

Each year, the Deloitte National Case Competition invites a field of highly competitive teams from across the country to square off in a bracket-style tournament. During this competition, your team…

Kenan-Biddle Grants

The Kenan Biddle Partnership, funded by the William R. Kenan Charitable Trust and the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, was initiated in 2009 to foster collaboration between students at Duke and UNC. Starting in 2017, the revitalized partnership…

SJF Ventures

…million during the period in which it is involved with a company. Beyond the capital SJF can provide your business, its principals draw from a wealth of sector expertise, personal…

ACC inVenture Prize at UNC

…you’re chosen to represent Carolina and participate in the two rounds of competition, judges will evaluate your team on its quality of idea, business model, entrepreneurship and probability of success….

ThinkImpact Fellowship

…trained in design thinking, social entrepreneurship and fieldwork, while starting or contributing to a real enterprise that can generate incomes, promote health, reduce hunger, empower community engagement or provide education….

Kairos Society Fellowship

as a prospective fellow, you are invited to submit an application for review. Once accepted as a fellow, you are given a unique membership number and credentials to the organization’s…

Y Combinator

…move to Silicon Valley for three months, and Y Combinator will work intensively with you to get your company into the best possible shape and refine its pitch to investors….

Innovation Showcase – Presentations

…college coaches to help them manage their recruits, current athletes, and any communication Personalized Footwear Technology that brings footwear to the next level, allowing for complete personalization Athletic Face Mask…

Features

common as the common cold. But what the average person sees as a run-of-the-mill annoyance or part of being sick UNCChapel Hill associate professor Sam Lai envisions as a breakthrough…

Podcast

…into assets? And what steps can you take to develop your passion for innovation through the unique assets you have as a person? In this podcast, get energized by the…

Videos

Innovation Made Fundamental Where innovators thrive Combating global warming with seaweed Mark your mark at BeAM The Helping Hand Project Innovate for All Innovation Showcase 2018 Carmichael Hall Makerspace Watchdog…

Our Brand

…each piece of communication created by Innovate Carolina. See the full brand identity guide for instructions on proper applications. Download Logo Pack Technology Commercialization Logo The Office of Technology Commercialization…

1789 Student Venture Fund

…with the earliest ideas to apply for smaller amounts of funding initially and then position themselves to apply for larger amounts of funding as their ideas advance. Advisory Board &…

Dreamers-Who-Do

…cultivates seaweed as an alternative to plastics and solution to help curb climate change Ana Soule traveled to New York to compete as a finalist for Venture for America Baaqir…

Seminar Series

…Thursday, April 45:30 – 6:30 p.m.Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery (The Great Room) A Look Forward with the Eshelman Institute for Innovation Presenter: Roy Zwahlen, associate dean for

Student Impact Guide Home Page

…to get expert answers about your idea or venture Learn more 1789 Hub Join Innovate Carolina’s student innovation and co-working community Learn more Dreamers-Who-Do Program Get funding for a innovation…

2019 Faculty Entrepreneurs Workshop – Faculty Participants

…the 2018 workshop. Follow Us Facebook Twitter Linkedin #UNCFacultyWorkshop Contact Us Michelle Bolas michelle.bolas@unc.edu Office of the Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development109 Church StreetChapel Hill, NC 27516919.966.3929innovate@unc.edu…

Innovate Now

Innovate Now Series Make an impact with your ideas – anytime, anywhere. Innovate Carolina’s Innovate Now series helps you put your ideas into action anytime and anywhere that works for

Q&A: Successful Prototypers

…single “perfect” prototype. Identifying audience/user, developing the important stories and quickly producing the minimally viable prototypes to serve each story — that is perfection. Denali Dahl: Kalia Health is developing…

Q&A: Expert Prototypers

…using a lateral flow assay format. For us, what was critical about this prototype is demonstrating that our diagnostic idea is possible. We had the idea and knew that it…