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UNCC's Ventureprise receives $25K award for inclusivity efforts in local innovation ecosystem

   January 27, 2021

Last week, Ventureprise — UNCC's innovation and entrepreneurship center — was named one of 10 recipients of a nationally recognized award.

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Collaborating to close the Stem Gender Gap Through Innovation

COLLABORATING TO CLOSE THE STEM GENDER GAP THROUGH INNOVATION AND FUN
   January 26, 2021

Abi Olukeye, the founder of Charlotte-based Smart Girls HQ, began her journey through Ventureprise, the University’s center for innovation and entrepreneurship. She participated in...

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Global Tech Launch: Systematic Program for Technology and Commercialization

   January 25, 2021

Dr. Victor Chen, Associate Professor of International Management in Belk College of Business and Ventureprise Launch National Science Foundation I-Corps alumnus, has designed a course for students to assist startup ventures with global potential. At its core, the Global Launch course will focus on training business majored students’ theories and practices for global market assessment, global...

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BatteryXchange installs first Apollo kiosk at 7th Street Public Market in uptown

   January 22, 2021

Uptown Charlotte's 7th Street Public Market is now home to BatteryXchange's newest tech product, Apollo.

BatteryXchange, co-founded in 2018 by ...

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UNC Charlotte’s Ventureprise Receives National Recognition for Inclusive Research and Development Innovation Programs

   January 21, 2021

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49er Foundry Member Samra Kanwal featured in Charlotte Inno for Volunto

   January 12, 2021

College students are worth their weight in gold when it comes to lending their skills to organizations that need help but operate on a tight budget.

And Samra Kanwal knew it.

Kanwal, a sophomore at UNC Charlotte,...

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Local entrepreneur launches digital business-card platform with new startup hollr

   January 11, 2021

Entrepreneur Dave Mason's background in software development, paired with the right team and a little luck on TikTok, has helped bring his new startup hollr to life.

Mason said the concept for the Charlotte-based startup...

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Ventureprise Launch alumnus Kimberly Evans and Just Her Rideshare provide women with safe, reliable transportation

   January 8, 2021

The idea behind new Charlotte startup Just Her Rideshare is a simple one — transportation for women, by women.

Founder Kimberly Evans is no stranger to the entrepreneurial life. After spending more than 20 years...

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Charlotte Inno features Ventureprise Alumnu Desmond Wiggan is his own words: On how Covid changed him as a leader and a person

   January 6, 2021

Imagine spending all of 2019 building some amazing momentum, and when you finally get to a point where you’re ready to hit the market, the rug gets pulled from under you. That was exactly how early 2020 felt, on a business level, for me. I saw competitors pack their bags and close shop, and at a few points I thought we might have to do the same. 

BatteryXchange navigated some lows…...

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Ventureprise Alumni included on list of those Making an Impact In Charlotte

Ventureprise Alumnus Miguel Avila Making an Impact In Charlotte
   December 17, 2020

As of today, there are 150,000 living UNC Charlotte alumni. About 70% of those alumni have stayed local and they’re making a big impact on our region....

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