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Calling all #NCState undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students with a passion for social impact!

The Social Innovation Fellows is an opportunity to participate in a dynamic, year-long experience working in interdisciplinary teams to learn and practice social innovation methodology and frameworks. 

This program is powered by students with passion and motivation to use their talents to design and implement solutions to our most challenging social problems.

Applications will be open February 1st through March 22, 2024.

Click the 🔗 in our bio to learn more. @ncstatesif

Calling all #NCState undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students with a passion for social impact!

The Social Innovation Fellows is an opportunity to participate in a dynamic, year-long experience working in interdisciplinary teams to learn and practice social innovation methodology and frameworks.

This program is powered by students with passion and motivation to use their talents to design and implement solutions to our most challenging social problems.

Applications will be open February 1st through March 22, 2024.

Click the 🔗 in our bio to learn more. @ncstatesif

A core part of entrepreneurship is being able to communicate your value to customers, stakeholders and investors. 

The Entrepreneurship Clinic is hosting LAUNCH sessions during the month of February and March which will teach entrepreneurs how to articulate, validate and communicate their entrepreneurial ventures effectively. These programs are completely free but make a huge impact on early stage ventures and can make a founder more competitive for the ALA. 🚀

For more info click the 🔗  in our bio.

A core part of entrepreneurship is being able to communicate your value to customers, stakeholders and investors.

The Entrepreneurship Clinic is hosting LAUNCH sessions during the month of February and March which will teach entrepreneurs how to articulate, validate and communicate their entrepreneurial ventures effectively. These programs are completely free but make a huge impact on early stage ventures and can make a founder more competitive for the ALA. 🚀

For more info click the 🔗 in our bio.

The N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative’s Startup Program provides expertise and resources to help emerging companies bring problem-solving agricultural technologies to the marketplace. 🌱

Innovation and Entrepreneurship faculty are on the Startup Program commercialization council and help steer founders towards turning their ideas and discoveries into viable products and services that benefit agriculture. 

Eli Hornstein, pictured, a 2023 Miller Fellow, is using the cutting-edge facility at the PSI to work on his startup, Elysia Creative Biology, where he is producing bioengineered crops that can be turned into feed that reduces methane emission from cows. 

To read more click 🔗 in bio

The N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative’s Startup Program provides expertise and resources to help emerging companies bring problem-solving agricultural technologies to the marketplace. 🌱

Innovation and Entrepreneurship faculty are on the Startup Program commercialization council and help steer founders towards turning their ideas and discoveries into viable products and services that benefit agriculture.

Eli Hornstein, pictured, a 2023 Miller Fellow, is using the cutting-edge facility at the PSI to work on his startup, Elysia Creative Biology, where he is producing bioengineered crops that can be turned into feed that reduces methane emission from cows.

To read more click 🔗 in bio

Tell us how you #thinkanddo innovation and entrepreneurship. NC State Entrepreneurship scholarships applications are open through Thursday, Feb. 15.

#NCState Entrepreneurship scholarships are awarded to deserving NC State students who have outstanding achievements in or involvement with entrepreneurship activities. Review the different scholarship categories, learn more about the generous alumni who started these scholarships or read about the 2023 scholars at the link in our bio.

Tell us how you #thinkanddo innovation and entrepreneurship. NC State Entrepreneurship scholarships applications are open through Thursday, Feb. 15.

#NCState Entrepreneurship scholarships are awarded to deserving NC State students who have outstanding achievements in or involvement with entrepreneurship activities. Review the different scholarship categories, learn more about the generous alumni who started these scholarships or read about the 2023 scholars at the link in our bio.

Last year, CN-Seamless took home the biggest cash prize at the VenturePack Challenge! CN-Seamless created a device for precise field steel fabrication, making CNC technology more portable and user-friendly. The business has successfully delivered their first batch of machines to two of the largest industrial companies in North Carolina. 

The VenturePack Challenge is an NC State student competition created for the purpose of providing guidance, resources, mentorship and cash to NC State student entrepreneurs. 

If you are ready to blaze your own trail, the VenturePack Challenge offers a unique opportunity to turn ideas into reality. 🚀 Applications are due Feb. 18 at 11:59 p.m.

🔗 in bio to read more!

Last year, CN-Seamless took home the biggest cash prize at the VenturePack Challenge! CN-Seamless created a device for precise field steel fabrication, making CNC technology more portable and user-friendly. The business has successfully delivered their first batch of machines to two of the largest industrial companies in North Carolina.

The VenturePack Challenge is an NC State student competition created for the purpose of providing guidance, resources, mentorship and cash to NC State student entrepreneurs.

If you are ready to blaze your own trail, the VenturePack Challenge offers a unique opportunity to turn ideas into reality. 🚀 Applications are due Feb. 18 at 11:59 p.m.

🔗 in bio to read more!

Are you a student or recent NC State alumni founder working on a venture that could use support? If so, you’ve come to the right place. The Andrews Launch Accelerator is a program that aims to give founders like yourself the opportunity to jumpstart their entrepreneurial journeys. ALA provides funding, resources, and guidance to take your venture through accelerated growth. 🚀
If you are working on something big, now is the time to apply to the Andrews Launch Accelerator. To learn more click the 🔗 in our bio.

Are you a student or recent NC State alumni founder working on a venture that could use support? If so, you’ve come to the right place. The Andrews Launch Accelerator is a program that aims to give founders like yourself the opportunity to jumpstart their entrepreneurial journeys. ALA provides funding, resources, and guidance to take your venture through accelerated growth. 🚀
If you are working on something big, now is the time to apply to the Andrews Launch Accelerator. To learn more click the 🔗 in our bio.

We spotted @700rivers soaps and candles @curatecrabtree - a local artist and artisan pop up - in Crabtree Valley Mall 👀 It's always a proud moment to see @NCStateAlumni achieving success with their ventures. The Unconditional Love candle is just in time for Valentine's Day and is also available online. 🐺 🚀 #PackPride #LocalSuccess #NCStateAlumni

We spotted @700rivers soaps and candles @curatecrabtree – a local artist and artisan pop up – in Crabtree Valley Mall 👀 It`s always a proud moment to see @NCStateAlumni achieving success with their ventures. The Unconditional Love candle is just in time for Valentine`s Day and is also available online. 🐺 🚀 #PackPride #LocalSuccess #NCStateAlumni

Applications for the 2024 VenturePack Challenge are live! 🚀💰🙋

The VenturePack Challenge, formerly known as eGames, is the largest #NCState student startup competition created to provide guidance, resources, mentorship and cash to NC State student entrepreneurs. Maybe you’re working on a non-profit organization, a for-profit business, a solo-preneur with a side hustle, or maybe you’re not exactly sure what type of founder you may be! All ventures, organizational types, size and stages are welcome in the VenturePack Challenge. 

Teams must forgo two rounds of judging across different categories, measuring everything from market feasibility, financial strategy and beyond. The student track is open to all undergraduate and graduate student teams comprised of at least 50% degree-seeking NC State students. 

Applications are due Feb. 18 at 11:59 p.m. Questions? Attend an info session! For more info click the 🔗  in our bio.

Applications for the 2024 VenturePack Challenge are live! 🚀💰🙋

The VenturePack Challenge, formerly known as eGames, is the largest #NCState student startup competition created to provide guidance, resources, mentorship and cash to NC State student entrepreneurs. Maybe you’re working on a non-profit organization, a for-profit business, a solo-preneur with a side hustle, or maybe you’re not exactly sure what type of founder you may be! All ventures, organizational types, size and stages are welcome in the VenturePack Challenge.

Teams must forgo two rounds of judging across different categories, measuring everything from market feasibility, financial strategy and beyond. The student track is open to all undergraduate and graduate student teams comprised of at least 50% degree-seeking NC State students.

Applications are due Feb. 18 at 11:59 p.m. Questions? Attend an info session! For more info click the 🔗 in our bio.

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A Top Rated Program in the Southeast!

NC State made both the undergraduate and graduate lists of top 10 entrepreneurship education programs in the country. All of the schools on The Princeton Review lists have remarkable distinctions with respect to their programs and the success their graduates and faculty have attained as entrepreneurs.