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At Carolina, we believe that the world’s complex challenges unite us around a common charge: Together, innovate for all. Innovate Carolina is UNC-Chapel Hill’s full-scale innovation hub designed for today’s problem solvers: innovation-minded faculty, students and community partners who use their ingenuity to nudge the world forward. Our programs and services help Carolina innovators and entrepreneurs launch startups and create market-ready technologies, products and services. By helping these problem-solvers move more inventions and ideas into the market faster, we make the greatest social and economic impact possible.



Recently, Good Morning America featured UNC Startup Piedmont Pennies’ small-batch cheesy biscuit crackers. This woman-owned and operated snack company specializes in bite-sized cheesy biscuit crackers with a kick of spice.

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The One North Carolina Small Business Program awarded a total of $4.95 million to innovative companies across the state. Ten UNC-Chapel Hill affiliated businesses received grants.

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In this session, former CPG founder and bootstrapper entrepreneur, Neal will moderate a lively panel that explores various ways you can fund your business. Enjoy a s'more while you learn how to get more money.

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