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During this phase the university innovator will:

It is very important to be found, and increasingly this is through the web, and using a mobile device.  The startup company has worked hard to develop a viable business model, form the company and license the technology from the University. Now you are looking to attract talent, potentially investors, and ultimately customers.

New Ventures Services:

New Ventures will work with the startup company to develop the brand print for the startup company based on the value proposition

Venture Innovation Partner (VIP) Services

NC State startups have the ability to work with one or more of our Venture Innovation Partners (VIPs) that have expressed interest in working with our startup companies.

NC State University Resources

One of the main benefits of being an “NC State Startup Company” is the ability to partner with the universities’ communication partners for increased visibility. Listed below are some of the university communication partners:

Additional Resources – Videos

Brand, brand print and personal and startup company visibility:

Additional Resources – Web Links

Pitch Deck Template for startups from Malcolm Lewis

Canaan Pitch Workbook 2013 from Canaan Partners


Additional Resources – Documents

Innovate Raleigh 2014 Summit Report

Triangle Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Resources