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New Ventures

Launching a startup is an impactful endeavor that can be arduous at times. Our new ventures team is here to help. As a part of the Office of Research Commercialization, the New Ventures team provides resources to NC State startups as they launch and scale businesses based on university innovations. We provide a suite of resources, programs and partners to support the launch and growth of university startups.

New Ventures is:

  • A sounding board for faculty and researchers evaluating a startup opportunity.
  • A network facilitator and organizer to connect strategic partners, the NC State startup ecosystem, and active entrepreneurs and investors.
  • An education provider of workshops on topics supporting company creation and launch, including spin-out basics from the University, NSF Innovation Corps awards and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants.
  • A marketer of technologies suitable for entrepreneurs to launch new companies.

How We Can Help

NC State Startups

NC State has spun out more than 170 startup companies