BeAM Makerspaces

UNC Be a Maker (BeAM) is a network of makerspaces where the UNC-Chapel Hill community comes together to design and make physical objects for education, research and entrepreneurship. You can…

Development Finance Initiative

The Development Finance Initiative (DFI) at the UNC School of Government partners with local governments in North Carolina to attract private investment for transformative projects by providing specialized finance and development…

Watson University Incubator

Watson University is the first incubator leading to a degree for the world’s next generation of change-makers and social entrepreneurs. As a student in the program, you may go through…

App Lab

Are you a student interested in learning web and mobile app development? Do you have a need for an app, or do you have any other questions about software? The…

Dreamers-Who-Do Award

…them learn what it means to be innovators and entrepreneurs. As an award recipient, you’ll put entrepreneurial insights into practice. Activities may involve on-campus programs or travel to off-campus competitions,…

University Startup World Cup

The University Startup World Cup starts off with one week in Copenhagen, where 50 of the best teams from all over the world are invited to network with entrepreneurs, investors…

Intersouth Partners

in the first institutional round of a company with an initial investment between $500,000 and $6 million and with an average total investment in a single company of $12 million….

IDEA Fund Partners

…money for the companies in which it invests. IDEA Fund Partners likes to make small initial investments and set aside plenty of follow-on capital for future rounds. It has invested…

Creative Business Cup

innovative capabilities to the benefit of industry and society. To be part of the competitions and compete as a finalist at Creative Business Cup in Copenhagen, you must contact the…

Golden Pine Ventures

in the Research Triangle Park region that have the potential to yield a substantial return within a three to five-year period. As it evaluates your company as an investment opportunity,…

Triangle Angel Partners

Triangle Angel Partners (TAP) is an experienced group of angel investors who invest their time, analysis and money into early life cycle companies in the high-tech and life sciences industries….

Piedmont Angel Network

The Piedmont Angel Network (PAN) is a committed capital angel fund that focuses on investment opportunities in early-stage companies that present high-growth opportunities. Since 2002, PAN has invested in numerous…

Cato Bioventures

…have been the core components of the Cato Research business model for more than 30 years. Cato BioVentures focuses on early- to mid-stage investment opportunities in private companies and undervalued…

Pappas Ventures

…700 investment opportunities in a typical year. With longstanding relationships throughout the industry, it can help you find talent for your team. Its in-depth knowledge of the drug development process…

Hopscotch Design Festival

…Join the brightest creative minds in the North Carolina region and from across the country. You’ll gain inspiration and have a chance to collaborate with other designers who are prepared…

NC Datapalooza

…During this annual open-data startup competition, you’ll have a chance to be part of North Carolina’s innovation community, accelerate your ideas and help make an economic impact in the state….

99U Conference

The 99U Conference is a one-of-a-kind live experience that inspires creative professionals to bring their ideas to life and shape the future of the industry. Learn from the world’s top…

Tiger Launch

TigerLaunch is the nation’s largest student-run, inter-collegiate entrepreneurship competition. In addition to connecting you to mentors and offering you at least $30,000 in prize money, TigerLaunch also gives you the…

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…

Thought for Food Global Summit

…meet and learn from revolutionary change makers and inspiring thought leaders, hear breakthrough pitches from the Thought for Food Global Challenge finalists, and experience the creative power and impact of…

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…

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…

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…

ACC inVenture Prize at UNC

Before the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) inVenture Prize Finals each year, UNC-Chapel Hill selects the best team to represent the University at the ACC InVenture Prize regional conference. If you’re…

SJF Ventures

With an office based in Durham, SJF Ventures’ experienced venture capital investors have been at the forefront of impact investing since 1999. SJF invests in high-growth companies that create a…

Kenan-Biddle Grants

in 2017, the revitalized partnership will annually award $55,000 to projects led by student at both universities. Applicants are invited to propose an innovative initiative that addresses a social or environmental need within the campus communities, Triangle, or beyond….

Kairos Society Fellowship

Kairos North Carolina is dedicated to promoting an entrepreneurial spirit among university students in North Carolina. To become a member of the Kairos Society, you must receive an invitation and…

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

for novel solutions in women’s health. IMMvention Therapeutix Improving the lives of patients with rare and prevalent auto-inflammatory diseases Kalia Health Improving women’s health in low-resource settings by designing an…

Features

…can function for the public. From there, they enrolled in Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Startup UNC course during the fall 2019 semester with the mission of innovating health communications. Read story…