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Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Welcomes Entrepreneurs-In-Residence Jenny Jackson and James Smith

   January 11, 2023

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation received a Small Business Ecosystem Partner Grant from the City of Charlotte to assist small businesses through an integrated support program at UNC Charlotte involving customer discovery training, access to technical talent, mentorship and other services. 

The UNC Charlotte Small Business Transformation Catalyst will support founders...

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Best Resolution Award Winner Sasha Sembur Assists New Campus Initiative

   January 10, 2023

Honors College student Sasha Sembur brought a new campus initiative to life through the combined efforts of the Student Government Association and the Parking and Transportation Services Office.

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University Announces Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University Announces Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
   December 12, 2022

To support the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem on campus and in the Charlotte region, UNC Charlotte is aligning its educational and outreach efforts through the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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49er Impact Pitch Awards: Over $5,000 in Cash & Prizes to Student Winners

   December 1, 2022

Sixteen submissions, with six colleges represented, Ventureprise, UNC Charlotte’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, concluded the Fall 2022 semester with their 49er Impact Pitch. Over $5,000 in cash & prizes was awarded to the top six student pitches.

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Ventureprise and UNC Charlotte Alumnus Adonis Abdullah Wins Top Award at CCE Velocity Demo Day

   November 18, 2022

Hot Route Analytics CEO and Co-Founder Adonis Abdullah is awarded $25,000 at Center for Creative Economy's Velocity Demo Day. 

Charlotte Inno's Coverage.

 

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Ventureprise Aims to Expand the Pool of Angel Investors for Charlotte's Innovation Economy

   October 11, 2022

A three-year, $300,000 grant from the U.S.

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Ventureprise Director Devin Collins to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s Innovation Program

   October 10, 2022

Charlotte, NC – October 15, 2022 – Ventureprise Director Devin Collins to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI).

Collins, who previously hosted Pier Giorgio Bianchi, the CEO of Talent Ventures and a YTILI Fellow from Italy, will continue his ongoing work with the program by traveling to Italy in October. During his trip...

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Ventureprise Alumnus Receives NSF Grant To Further Develop Webcam Lighting Studio

Ventureprise Alumnus Receives NSF Grant To Further Develop Webcam Lighting Studio
   October 5, 2022
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2022
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Seven Charlotte-area companies were among 101 North Carolina small businesses that won grants designed to help tech startups become profitable.

Seven Charlotte-area companies were among 101 North Carolina small businesses that won grants design
   September 27, 2022

Congratulations to six Ventureprise Alumni Teams!

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Second Cohort of Charlotte Leaders Graduates from Inclusive Innovation Leadership Academy

Second Cohort of Charlotte Leaders Graduates from Inclusive Innovation Leadership Academy
   September 22, 2022

Charlotte, NC- September 19, 2022

Inspire, Motivate and Influence was the objective of the Ventureprise Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center and City Startup Labs, Inc as they partnered to impact diversity among mentors, advisors and decision-makers within the Charlotte entrepreneurial community. Through the formed partnership, the...

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