Featured Events

Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur
Raising equity capital is challenging at best. Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur (IRE) is designed to educate and prepare growth-oriented entrepreneurs to successfully engage private equity investors.
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Marketplace
Marketplace gives small business owners like you the opportunity to meet contracting officers from over 50 federal, state, and local government agencies and large prime contractors. Learn more about contracting through educational sessions.
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NC Angels
NC Angels: Investing Close to Home is designed to educate and prepare qualified investors with or without investment experience for the world of investing in early stage companies. This program was developed with direct input from angel investors, angel networks/fund executives, early stage venture capitalists, and experienced entrepreneurs, and provides an “insider’s look” into the world of angel investing.
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NC Aquaculture Development Conference
The NC Aquaculture Development Conference is designed to bring together the general public, current and prospective fish farmers, scientists, and personnel from regulatory agencies to share information and ideas about the development of aquaculture in North Carolina.
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NxLeveL Business Workshops for Entrepreneurs
NxLeveL is a nationally recognized course designed for entrepreneurs. Learn to create, develop and strengthen successful business ventures from people who have been there before and take advantage of one-on-one time so you aren’t reinventing the wheel. NxLeveL provides a practical, hands-on, common sense approach to developing a successful business meaning you see results faster.
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Opportunities
The US Government alone spends more than $500 billion annually for various products and services, yet each year, thousands of contracts bypass small businesses that do not know about or understand how the government buys. Opportunities 2016 is your chance to learn how you can tap into this lucrative market. It is a regional biennial “reverse” trade show and conference.
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NC Lender’s Conference
Learn how to maximize your financial institution’s participation in SBA lending programs and learn about new tools to make your job easier.
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