Launch Your Idea Microcredential Pathway

Check out all the required and qualifying events for the Launch Your Idea Microcredential. Let us know if you want to add an event or see if one qualifies.


  • Complete a 5-7 minute assessment to get signed up for the program. This will help us pair you with a mentor and help us plan for guest speakers.
  • 10 Interviews, including two check-ins at the mid-point and conclusion of the interviews.
  • Check in with CEI staff member or mentor (focus on goal-setting and mentor match)
  • Define key assessments and chart competition
  • Develop a pilot

Pick 1

  • Events will be added throughout the semester.

Additional Activities

  • Sign up to pitch your idea for the 49er Impact Pitch competition, part of the Charlotte Venture Challenge
  • Apply for an Internship: Sign up to work with a startup or non-profit through the University Career Center
  • Participate in Startup Weekend (during Global Entrepreneurship Week)