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Ventureprise Launch Alumnus Company BatteryXchange Featured in Hypepotamus

Ventureprise Launch Alumnus Company BatteryXchange Featured in Hypepotamus
   October 3, 2019

These days, it’s not wise to leave home without a phone charger. Podcasts, Spotify and endless Instagram scrolling quickly drain your battery, leaving unwitting users with little power to call a family member on the commute home or respond to that crucial work email.

Let’s say you forget your charger, though. What do you do if you’re in the middle of a busy day and your phone dies?

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49er Foundry Students Honored as part of Charlotte Inno's Inaugural Under 25

   September 20, 2019

It’s been said that age is just a number.

When considering the achievements of Charlotte Inno’s first-ever Under 25 list, however, one would be remiss to not acknowledge and celebrate those innovators driving change for the better before their 26th birthdays.

The innovators on our list are from all over the Queen City, tackling a host of unique problems in different...

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Ventureprise Launch Alumnus Abi Olukeye Highlighted in Charlotte Inno

Ventureprise Launch Alumnus Abi Olukeye Highlighted in Charlotte Inno
   September 4, 2019

When career problem-solver and long-time technologist Abi Olukeye became a mother to two girls, the world of science, technology, engineering and math (known more commonly as STEM), started to look a bit different.

While she was familiar with the gender gap...

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Ventureprise Launch Alumnus and 2.0 Participant Recognized for Best Tech Application

Ventureprise Launch Alumnus and 2.0 Participant Recognized for Best Tech Application
   August 23, 2019

Grocery Shopii launched their platform earlier this month, and soon after, Progressive Grocer named the company the industry’s “Best Tech Application” at the 2019 Total Meal Solutions Awards.  The awards are given to companies with “some of the most innovative and creative ideas we’ve seen,” said Jim Dudlicek, editorial director at Progressive Grocer.

Hotze’s idea is based on the...

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BatteryXchange and Joule Scout, Ventureprise Launch Alumni and 2.0 Participants Accepted into NC RIot Accelerator Program

BatteryXchange and Joule Scout, Ventureprise Launch Alumni and 2.0 Participants Accepted into NC RIo
   August 6, 2019

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RALEIGH – RIoT’s Fall 2019 RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) includes Internet of Things companies that are tackling everything from taking down pesky backyard pests to better protecting newborns in the NICU. 

The RIoT Accelerator Program is industry and stage agnostic, but we are...

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Ventureprise Launch Alumnus and Doctoral Student Forms Bonds Through Chemistry, Dance

Ventureprise Launch Alumnus and Doctoral Student Forms Bonds Through Chemistry, Dance
   July 24, 2019

“She has propelled the development of our research program from the concept phase to the brink of commercialization." Learn more about Ventureprise Launch NSF I-Corps alumnus Margaret Kocherga

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Two Ventureprise Launch NSF I-Corps Selected for National I-Corps Program

   July 18, 2019

The School of Architecture’s Integrated Design Research Lab (IDRL) has received two ...

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Ventureprise Teams Featured in College of Liberal Arts & Sciences' Exchange Magazine

Learn More about Next Level STEM, the LEADS Program and Light and Charge Solutions' Margaret Kocherg
   July 16, 2019

Every semester, Ventureprise welcomes UNC Charlotte students from every college and department across campus to participate in their customer discovery program. Funded by the National Science Foundation, students and professors are given the chance to look at commercial opportunities for their research or business idea. This semester, Ventureprise collaborated with the LEADS program to...

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Ventureprise Launch NSF I-Corps Celebrates 100 Teams

Ventureprise Launch NSF I-Corps Celebrates 100 Teams
   May 22, 2019

This spring, the Ventureprise Launch NSF I-Corps customer-discovery program launched its Spring 2019 cohort, celebrating its 100th UNC Charlotte team. The program focuses on assisting students and professors with exploring the commercial possibilities of their research. This semester, 11 teams participated in the program, with assistance from students in the...

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Inside UNC Charlotte features Idea Pitch 2019

Ventureprise to hold Idea Pitch 2019
   March 18, 2019

Ventureprise in partnership with UNC Charlotte's Student Organization, Global Business Brigades, will host Idea Pitch 2019 on Wednesday, April 3. An opportunity for all UNC Charlotte students to showcase their business or research ideas, Idea Pitch will provide tools and resources to assist with proposed entrepreneurial ventures. Ventureprise will hold two information sessions....

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