I&E Courses

including business, economics, computer science, biomedical engineering, education, public heath, social work, journalism and media, and more. Please check the UNC Course Catalogue for the latest listings of I&E courses….

Workroom FashionMash

Workroom FashionMash is both a workspace for prototyping and building, as well as a way of thinking. Since 2009, the program has given advertising students in UNC-Chapel Hill’s Media and…

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…

KickStart Awards Program

The KickStart Awards Program provides funding of up to $50,000 to UNC-Chapel Hill startups that are founded on University intellectual property. The awards help early-stage companies meet commercial milestones either…

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,…

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…

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…

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….

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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….

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…

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…

Podcast

…the medicine you need. Franklin Roye, president and co-founder of IndyCare, shares how his company transforms independent pharmacies into integrated healthcare hubs that use these and other approaches to expand…

Videos

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