NC IDEA is a private foundation with a mission to maximize the economic potential of the people of North Carolina by supporting the formation and fruition of high-growth entrepreneurial endeavors in the state.  

NC IDEA’s mission is best achieved by working to:

  • Foster a diverse, generative and collaborative Community
  • Identify and impact promising Companies
  • Facilitate the formation and multiplication of Capital
  • Nurture and attract world-class Talent
  • Optimize internal (statewide) and external (U.S.) Connectivity



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