The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise held its semi-annual Board of Advisors Reception and Dinner on April 28. This event celebrates the student leaders who make an impact on the Kenan Institute’s research and other work in its core focus areas: entrepreneurship, economic progress and global commerce.
Technology Commercialization Carolina (TCC), of the UNC Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, is pleased to announce that Ashley Brown, Research Analyst, has been named the winner of the 2016 Brian Stockdale Memorial Award.
Best practices in analytics will be discussed and shared by leading college and professional basketball experts and corporate partners.
The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise has announced its 2016 research fellowship recipients. The research fellowships provide opportunities for advanced doctoral students, post docs, or early career faculty who focus on entrepreneurship, economic development, or global competitiveness. The four selected Fellows, will pursue cutting edge research in collaboration with Institute thought leaders.
Y Combinator provides seed funding for startups. Seed funding is the earliest stage of venture funding. It pays your expenses while you’re getting started. Some companies may need no more than seed funding. Others will go through several rounds. There is no right answer; how much funding you need depends on the kind of company you start.
Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Week worldwide celebrates innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. It has grown to more than 160 countries, reaching more than 10 million people across the globe.
Brown will build on the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise’s legacy of economic development, global competitiveness and entrepreneurship.
The finance professor is an academic entrepreneur and leader.
TCC supports N.C. innovators and inventors with training, launch support and funding.
The Kenan Creative Collaboratory funds innovative research, teaching and problem-solving at the intersection of private enterprise, engineering, technology and science, arts and ethics.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration awarded a challenge grant to fund Technology Commercialization Carolina.
The event features panel discussions, research presentations, networking and a case competition with college and professional basketball experts and corporate partners.
The program will fund projects innovative research, teaching and problem-solving at the intersection of the institutes' work.
The program is open to UNC inventors as well as startups, small businesses and other universities.
Four teams of PhD students were selected to compete in the National Institutes of Health's Neuro Startup Challenge.
NCGrowth student analysts report on economic development projects for companies in five N.C. counties.
The Kenan Institute announces an initiative for the entrepreneurial commercialization of technology at UNC.
His selection continues Carolina’s tradition of highlighting outstanding faculty as speakers at the December Commencement.
UNC-Chapel Hill is set to host its third annual Global Entrepreneurship Week this year, occurring Nov. 17-22, 2014.
Whether it is cultivating cross campus partnerships, helping entrepreneurs evaluate patent and market landscapes, or presenting MBA students with business development opportunities, the Kenan Institute continues to support translating research into commercial products. We are a partner for innovative entrepreneurship.Next 20 Stories