Category Archives: Social Entrepreneurship

Nov 20

Connecting Asheville to SBIR/STTR’s

 The SBTDC and Emily Breedlove, the executive director of the Hatch AVL Foundation in Asheville, recently collaborated to host an SBIR/STTR session that was co-sponsored by the NC Biotechnology Center, Western Carolina University, Appalachian State University, UNC Asheville and Lenoir-Rhyne … Read More

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Nov 15

Lessons Learned: Bringing the Secrets of Silicon Valley to North Carolina

In early November, the Duke Angel Network (Duke Angels) hosted David Frazee, Managing Partner at Richmond Global Ventures and a leading expert on international entrepreneurship. David provided an entire weekend of Complete Startup Training and recourses related to equity funding … Read More

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Nov 15

IP and Patents – Part 1 New Inventions and Ideas: Available Protection

So, you’ve created something new. It might be a work of art, a better mousetrap or something else.  Maybe it will save the world, or maybe it will just entertain people for a couple hours. But, it’s original and, therefore, worth … Read More

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Sep 25

NC’s SBIR / STTR Awards Rise Significantly over 2015

North Carolina’s small R&D companies continued to accelerate its use of the federal SBIR and STTR funding mechanisms. Award data for 2017 was compared against that of 2015 and all metrics analyzed demonstrated healthy gains. Most notably, total dollars awarded … Read More

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Jan 22

NC Sucess Story: NSF Awardee Athena’s Compass

Washington, NC based Athena’s Compass has a mission is to deliver the most exciting and impactful learning experiences possible to empower and to equip our youth with the skills needed to succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math. Game-based learning … Read More

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Dec 14

Keply BioSystems Selected to Present in DC

The Tech Commercialization Team congratulates Anthony Dellinger and his team at Kepley BioSystems for being among ten companies selected from a nationwide pool to present at the ASBDC Client Showcase in Washington, DC. Located in the Triad, Kepley BioSystems (KBI) … Read More

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