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Ventureprise and UNC Charlotte Alumni Make Charlotte Inno's Startups to Watch in 2021

Ventureprise and UNC Charlotte Alumni Make Charlotte Inno's Startups to Watch in 2021
   December 11, 2020

On Friday Charlotte Inno announced their 2021 list of Startups to Watch and three UNC Charlotte and Ventureprise Alumni made the list. 

To kick off the event and announcement on Friday, Dr. Margaret Kocherga,  who recently graduated with her Ph.D. in Nanoscale Science (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences) and founded Light & Charge...

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Ventureprise Awarded NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM Grant

   December 10, 2020

Ventureprise was awarded the Fall 2020 NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM Partner Grant to continue their partnership with NC IDEA. Ventureprise plans to implement new programs to foster entrepreneurship and innovation across UNC Charlotte's campus and in the Charlotte community. 

 DURHAM, NC – December 10, 2020 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting...

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Ventureprise Launch Alumnus Company Ascend receives NC IDEA SEED Grant

entureprise Launch Alumnus Company Ascend receives NC IDEA SEED Grant
   November 23, 2020

Fall 2020 Ventureprise Launch NC IDEA Cohort Alumnus company Ascend is one of nine companies, and only Charlotte company, to receive NC IDEA's Fall 2020 $50,000 SEED Grant. 

Ascend is an edtech startup, founded in 2019 by Reg Gabriel and Christine Nicodemus, to help schools and mentoring organizations set goals for middle and high school students, track their progress and...

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EPIC Innovator Competition - Applications Open

EPIC Innovator Competition-Applications Open
   November 16, 2020

The EPIC Innovator competition aims to identify and recognize entrepreneurial students and faculty with a focus on energy.

Individuals or teams are invited to submit ideas, projects, technology concepts or prototypes that they believe are worthy of further...

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Ventureprise Launch Alumnus and Several UNC Charlotte Alumni Elected into Office

Ventureprise Launch Alumnus and Several UNC Charlotte Alumni Elected into Office
   November 11, 2020

Congratulations to all UNC Charlotte Alumni and a special congrats to Ventureprise Launch Alumnus De'Andrea Salvador who was elected for the first time into the North Carolina Senate. 

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Several 49er Foundry, Ventureprise and UNC Charlotte Students Make Charlotte Inno Under 25 List

Several 49er Foundry, Ventureprise and UNC Charlotte Students Make Charlotte Inno Under 25 List
   September 24, 2020

To highlight some of the Queen City's best and brightest young tech leaders, Charlotte Inno has compiled a list of the most promising and notable entrepreneurs and technologists who are 25 and under. They range from current students, to recent graduates; startup founders to those working their way up the ladder at global tech companies.

This year's list was cultivated based on...

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Ventureprise Launch 2.0 Graduates 2020 Class

Ventureprise Launch 2.0 Graduates 2020 Class
   August 7, 2020

Eleven Charlotte community starutps graduated the Ventureprise Launch Summer 2020 Accelerator this past week, completing a 3 month accelerator. These founders worked on pilot launches, data gathering and completing their Business Model Canvas. 

Check out the companies here

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Ventureprise Launch Alumni Team Awarded NSF Grant

Ventureprise Launch Alumni Team Awarded NSF Grant
   May 29, 2020
Funding supports new phase of a multidisciplinary research project by IDRL..
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Ventureprise Launch 2.0 Participant Abi Olukeye on Why Girl Focused STEM Education Matters

Ventureprise Launch 2.0 Participant Abi Olukeye on Why Girl Focused STEM Education Matters
   May 29, 2020

Just a few months ago, a completely digital lifestyle seemed at least one generation away. The Covid-19 pandemic has made that future a reality much sooner than we are prepared for, leaving the global economy scrambling to figure out how to thrive in it.

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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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