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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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Ventureprise Alumnus Desmond Wiggins Featured in StartCharlotte

Ventureprise Alumnus Desmond Wiggins Featured in StartCharlotte
   March 6, 2019

Sometimes having a successful startup is all about being in the right place at the right time. For ...

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CCI Wins Big at Queen City Hackathon

CCI Wins Big at Queen City Hackathon
   February 27, 2019

Teams from CCI Earn Top-Two Prizes

On a recent rainy February weekend, several students representing UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) participated in the Queen City Hackathon and two CCI squads came away with top prizes. 

Featuring nearly 150 participants, Charlotte's largest data science and machine learning hackathon is for those who believe in...

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Entrepreneurial Decisions: Public Speaker Series

Entrepreneurial Decisions: Public Speaker Series
   February 26, 2019

Entrepreneurship and innovation are at the heart of the teaching and research of the Belk College of Business. The Belk College is offering a new public speaker series called Entrepreneurial Decisions. During each talk, entrepreneurs in the Charlotte region discuss the decisions they made, such as starting their businesses as individual founders versus teams, acquiring the...

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Venturprise Alumnus Khalia Braswell Makes NBC News Learn

Ventureprise Alumnus Khalia Braswell Makes NBC News
   February 25, 2019

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Khalia Braswell is a computer scientist and founder of INTech Camp for Girls. After starting as a user experience engineer for Apple, she quit her job and moved to her hometown of Charlotte, NC, to run her non-profit full time. "Discovering You: Engineering Your World" is produced by NBC News Learn in partnership with Chevron, the American Society for...

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Ventureprise Alumnus Receives Venture for America Fellowship

Ventureprise Alumnus Receives Venture for America Fellowship
   February 11, 2019

“Actually, it was here that I realized I wanted to be an entrepreneur,” said Miguel Avila during an interview in the 49er Foundry, the student business incubator at UNC Charlotte. Avila, a Belk College of Business senior, will graduate at Fall Commencement.

Recently, he was chosen to join the Venture for America (VFA) Fellowship program after a highly selective process. With more 2,400...

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Ventureprise Alumnus DeAndrea Salvador Named in the 2019 Class of Influential Leaders

Ventureprise Alumnus DeAndrea Salvador Named in the 2019 Class of Influential Leaders
   February 8, 2019

UNC Charlotte alumna DeAndrea Salvador ’13 is one of 33 business school graduates honored by AACSB International (AACSB)—the world’s largest business education alliance—in the 2019 Class of Influential Leaders. This annual challenge recognizes notable alumni from AACSB-accredited schools whose inspiring work serves as a model for the next generation of business leaders.

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