The accelerator, which unofficially opened its doors in February, is already home to 16 local ventures. These entrepreneurs represent the entire spectrum of the startup process, ranging from college students still developing their business plans to fulltime business owners looking to secure additional funding.
The Launch Chapel Hill Open House is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at 321 W. Rosemary St. The public is invited to tour the center and meet the people behind downtown Chapel Hill’s first startup accelerator to support the successful launch of entrepreneurial companies. A ribbon cutting is set for 4:30 p.m. with a reception to follow
DeSimone’s talk at NC Science Summit fuels thinking on ways to improve state’s manufacturing competitiveness
Last week, Kenan Institute director, Dr. DeSimone delivered a “call to action” talk at the 2013 North Carolina Science Summit, a signature event of the annual NC Science Festival.
Thiago Penido (MBA ’09) shares his journey to leadership in his family’s enterprise, The Serveng Group in Sao Paulo, Brazil
A student delegation from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, led by professor Paul Friga, Director of Consulting Concentrations and Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship visited the Zayed University Campus in Dubai.
Tomorrow, representatives from the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) will visit the UNC-Chapel Hill campus to discuss the role and impact of nanomanufacturing in the U.S. economy.
Today, director of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Dr. Joseph DeSimone visited Wilmington, NC to explore potential partnerships between MARBIONC, UNC Wilmington and the Kenan Institute.
Today, Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise leaders visited the American Underground to explore a potential partnership to promote entrepreneurship.
Joe DeSimone, director of UNC-Chapel Hill's Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, will give an inventor’s perspective on medical technology transfer Nov. 29 at Partnering for Cures in New York City.
Joe DeSimone, director of UNC-Chapel Hill's Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, kicked off the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s Board of Visitors meeting today (Nov. 13) with keynote remarks on the role of research intensive universities in entrepreneurship.
N.C. Governor-Elect Pat McCrory has named Thomas A. Stith III as director of his transition team. Stith is program director for economic development for UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is accepting nominations for Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research grants.
The Family Business class made use of Skype to talk to Dennis Kessler, former Co-President of Fel-Pro, as he shared insights on life-after-the-sale from his Chicago office. Dennis is currently an advisor to other family businesses with his own consulting company, Midwest Family Business Advisors.
We are pleased to announce that we have started a UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper Series with the Social Science Research Network (SSRN), a multidisciplinary online repository of scholarly research and related material.
Award-winning chemist and project leader Dr. Mary Napier has been named executive director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.
Global Scholars Academy (GSA) in northeast-central Durham has received a $200,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to operate its extended school day for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Leading finance experts from the private sector and academia will examine the complexities of managing global private investments and discuss the latest research on strategies for maximizing returns at a Dec. 6-7 conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Joe DeSimone, director of UNC-Chapel Hill's Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and professor of chemistry, told UNC undergraduates Sept. 4 that innovation and entrepreneurship are key paths to solving global challenges.Next 20 Stories