"you won't find the answers you need inside the building."
"This program helped us understand what pains our product solved and we were able to refine our mission statement, which is very important at this stage."
Mark Vande Guchte, FixMob
By offering the Ventureprise Launch NC IDEA Program to Charlotte and western North Carolina innovation-based startups, hosting the annual Charlotte Venture Challenge and supporting additional outreach programs, Ventureprise is able to support the area's entrepreneurs with a critical step in launching their business.
customer discovery, business model generation and evidence-based entrepreneurship
“This program allowed us to have conversations with potential customers that we would have had no way of reaching by ourselves.”
Mark Gulley, Redipay CEO
“As a Harvard MBA, I was not sure I would learn much. Yet, to my pleasant surprise, through Ventureprise Launch we gained valuable customer insights and have made a couple of key pivots.”
Darrell Hubbard, YobiFund Founder
"There is a lot of effort that goes into customer discovery that even I, with having experience in building companies, learned much about in this course."Curtis Watkins, Bova Metrics CEO
NC IDEA Foundation ECOSYSTEM PARTNER