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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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Ventureprise Welcomes Carrie Bovill as Entrepreneurship Programs Specialist

   September 16, 2022

Charlotte, NC – September 15th, 2022 – Ventureprise, UNC Charlotte’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, has hired Carrie Bovill as Entrepreneurship Program Specialist to manage innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

Carrie joins Ventureprise from Coastal Carolina University, in the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area, where she served as community coordinator and was...

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Ventureprise Alumnus Dr. Margaret Kocherga "Catches a Unicorn" with Successful Pitch for Investment

   August 22, 2022

On the latest episode of “The Unicorn Hunters Show,” Dr. Kocherga promotes her startup Margik Inc., which introduces ultra-thin lightening technology and the use of organic, environmentally-friendly products.

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Pier Giorgio Bianchi Wins National YTILI Pitch As Ventureprise Mentee

   July 20, 2022

YTILI Entrepreneur Fellow Pier Giorgio Bianchi, originally from Ferentino, Italy, won the National YTILI Pitch competition out of winners from 8 other cities in DC. He is currently the CEO and Founder of Talents Venture, connecting students with investors for starting their own businesses.

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49er Impact Alumnus Caleb Achidi Awarded Derrick Griffith Servant Leader Award

   July 13, 2022

This past spring, 49er Impact Grand Prize Winner Caleb Achidi was awarded the UNC Charlotte Derrick Griffith Servant Leader Award for his commitments to mentorship and leadership as a first-generation college student.

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UNC Charlotte Ranks Eighth for Startups and 15th for Invention Disclosures

   June 3, 2022

The influence of UNC Charlotte’s growing research enterprise is solidified in a new report that evaluated the universities in the United States most proficient at creating new knowledge; instilling it into their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduates; and transferring it to new and existing enterprises.

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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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