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Ventureprise Awards over $10,000 to Student Entrepreneurs as Charlotte Entrepreneurial Leaders Discuss Innovation and Startup Culture

Ventureprise Awards over $10,000 to Student Entrepreneurs as Charlotte Entrepreneurial Leaders Discu
   May 20, 2020
Charlotte Venture Challenge Student Showcase
Ventureprise Awards over $10,000 to Student Entrepreneurs as Charlotte Entrepreneurial Leaders Discuss Innovation and Startup Culture

 

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Three Ventureprise Launch Teams Announced as NC IDEA MicroGrant Recipients

Three Ventureprise Launch Teams Announced as NC IDEA MicroGrant Recipients
   April 27, 2020

DURHAM, NC – April 27, 2020 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $160,000 to sixteen North Carolina startups in its fourth ever NC IDEA MICRO grant cycle. Since the inaugural cycle in Spring 2018, NC IDEA MICRO has awarded nearly $610,...

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Ventureprise Launch Student Participant Accepted Into Elite Chain Reactions Innovations Program

Ventureprise Launch Student Participant Accepted Into Elite Chain Reactions Innovations Program
   April 21, 2020

Author: Laura Smailes, Ventureprise Assistant Director

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Ventureprise Announces Virtual Student Showcase

Ventureprise Announces Virtual Student Showcase
   April 20, 2020

Charlotte Venture Challenge Student Showcase

Student entrepreneurs to pitch their innovative projects and ideas for a chance to win cash and a spot in summer accelerator

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Ventureprise Launch Alumnus Highlighted in Charlotte Inno

Ventureprise Launch Alumnus Highlighted in Charlotte Inno
   March 12, 2020

The online grocery market in the U.S. has grown quickly in recent years, expanding from $12 billion in 2016 to $26 billion in 2018. And it has plenty of room to grow, as online orders today still represent a fraction of the ...

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Ventureprise Alumni Named in Charlotte Inno's '20 Charlotte Startups to Watch in 2020'

Ventureprise Alumni Named in Charlotte Inno's 20 in 2020
   December 16, 2019

20 Charlotte Startups to Watch in 2020

It's nearly the end of not only the year, but also the decade. We at Charlotte Inno are celebrating by looking ahead and considering those startups who will lead the ecosystem in 2020.

But before we get to that, let's set the stage.

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Ventureprise Launch Alumnus and CLAS Ph.D. Student Margaret Kocherga, Light and Charge Solutions, Awarded NC IDEA MicroGrant

Ventureprise Launch Alumnus and CLAS Ph.D. Student Margaret Kocherga, Light and Charge Solutions, Aw
   November 4, 2019

NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $150,000 to fifteen North Carolina startups in its third ever grant cycle of NC IDEA MICRO. Since the inaugural cycle in Spring 2018, NC IDEA MICRO has awarded nearly $450,000 to 45 young companies across the state....

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Pure Surgery, Current Ventureprise Launch Participant, Featured in Hypepotamus

Pure Surgery, Current Ventureprise Launch Participant, Featured in Hypepotamus
   October 24, 2019

Medical tourism continues to rise in the United States. In 2019 alone, nearly 2 million Americans have traveled abroad to receive a surgical procedure. The market is estimated to be close to $90 billion as out-of-pocket healthcare costs continue to rise domestically. ...

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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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