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Oct 5, 2016

Lulu Teams Up with NC State to Fund the World’s Next Big Idea

We’re pleased to announce the five-year extension of our partnership with Lulu to host the Lulu eGames, NC State’s biggest startup competition! Learn more in Lulu’s official press release below. Contact:… 

Sep 19, 2016

Entrepalooza Winners: WalkPool & MEDTRAQ

On Thursday, Sept.15 the NC State Entrepreneurship Initiative hosted Entrepalooza – an annual entrepreneurship and innovation festival. The main feature of the event was the Minute to Pitch It competition, where… 

May 4, 2016

Trakex Selected for Y Combinator Fellowship

Trakex, a company founded by two NC State seniors in the College of Engineering, has been selected for the competitive Y Combinator Fellowship program, as one of approximately 60 fellows from a pool of more than 6,000 applicants. 

Apr 15, 2016

2016 Lulu eGames Winners Announced!

Winners of the 2016 Lulu eGames were announced at the Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 14, held in the Talley Student Union. Over 250 people attended the event to see… 

Portrait of Andrew Chip and Wife

Mar 1, 2016

Donation Will ‘Accelerate’ Student Startups

A generous gift from alumnus Robert “Chip” F. Andrews III and his wife Lyn will establish a new fund to provide solid support for budding student entrepreneurs. 

Jan 5, 2016

Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists

How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity — and amazing experiences. 


Sep 1, 2015

NC State ‘Entrepalooza’ Celebrates Entrepreneurs, Innovators

North Carolina State University’s Entrepreneurship Initiative is hosting “Entrepalooza,” an entrepreneurship and innovation festival, on Thursday, Sept. 3 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oval on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Media coverage of the event is invited. The event […] 

Aug 26, 2015

EI Fellows Featured in FastCompany

EI Fellows Suraaj Doshi (c/o 2014) and Kyle Linton (c/o 2014), of Nicotrax, were recently featured in the popular technology magazine, Fast Company. As fellows, Doshi and Linton received a monthly…