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Ventureprise Awards over $10,000 to Students Making an Impact with their Ideas

   May 3, 2022

The 2022 Charlotte Venture Challenge provided the proverbial cherry on top of a year-long process during which student entrepreneurs honed their business or project ideas, streamlined their plans and perfected...

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Three UNC Charlotte and Ventureprise Alumni Make Their Mark

   February 16, 2022

Ventureprise, UNC Charlotte’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, works with students, faculty and community members on commercializing their research, elevating their ideas and incorporating entrepreneurial...

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Belk College of Business Announces Entrepreneurial Certificate

   February 11, 2022

Undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship 

Students of all colleges are encouraged to apply!

The Undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship provides students with an understanding of how to think and act entrepreneurially in efficient and effective ways. Open to...

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Three Ventureprise Alumni Recognized by Governor Roy Cooper

   February 8, 2022

Abi Olukeye, DeAndrea Salvador and Desmond Wiggan were all recognized as North Carolina’s African American leaders and organizations in the science, technology, engineering and math fields for their critical work.

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Ventureprise Alumnus Katie Hotze, Founder of Grocery Shopii, Makes Debut on Unicorn Hunters

   December 15, 2021

THE UNICORN HUNTERS SHOW ANNOUNCES FINAL EPISODE OF 2021

How Many Investors Said Yes? 

https://youtu.be/acE7E-5Tlbg

The series closes out the year featuring Grocery Shopii, an innovative, woman-led retail tech company that seamlessly embeds personalized meal planning and recipes...

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“C” What’s Next For Ventureprise

   December 6, 2021
​As we conclude the first semester back on campus since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to reflect on our Fall 2021 programs and look at what is in store for Ventureprise in 2022. We have seen so many excellent and innovative minds this semester, and we are thrilled to work with even more in the coming year! Experience what entrepreneurship and innovation on campus are like for...

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49er Impact Pitch Competition Fall 2021

   November 15, 2021
The Fall 2021 49er Impact Pitch Competition featured seven undergraduate and graduate students at UNC Charlotte. These participants focused on social impact ideas, both on campus and in the community. Here is a recap of this semester's pitch competition.

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#GEW2021 Putting UNC Charlotte on The Map

   November 15, 2021

Take a look at all the students, faculty members and community highlighted entrepeneurship this year. 

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Congratulations to Ventureprise Alumni on their Ignite Grants

   November 9, 2021
Innovate Charlotte's inaugural Ignite Grants Pitch Competition took place on Monday, November 8th to kick off #GEW2021. Great job to all ten companies that pitched their businesses and huge congrats to the four winners, all of whom were Ventureprise Alumni!

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Three Ventureprise Alumni Teams Receive Fall 2021 NC IDEA Micro Grant

   October 25, 2021
Congratulations to Rick Chakar (Spring 2021 Participant), Armada IQ Founder, Kim Harclerode (2021 Summer Accelerator Particpant), No Mess SPF founder, and Derrick Knox (Fall 2019 Participant), founder of iEDAPTS, for being three of the 22 Micro Grant Awardees, receiving $10,000 to continue to advance their start up.

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