Newsletter

June 2015

June 29, 2015

  • NCGrowth welcomes summer analysts and new projects
  • Kenan Institute receives grant for tech commercialization
  • Read the latest analyst blog on exploring the history and youth entrepreneurship scene in Eastern NC
  • Kenan Creative Collaboratory funds projects that connect work across Kenan Institutes and host N.C. universities
  • Tillman and Impact Awards Ceremony Celebrates Student Leaders at the Kenan Institute
  • The North Carolina Office of Historically Underutilized Businesses has announced an Eastern NC Contractors College “Gold Star” Program
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May 2015

May 29, 2015

  • Warren FoodWorks Café and Shared-Use Kitchen
  • Supply Chain Analysis on Motor Vehicle Assembly and Parts Manufacturing in Eastern NC
  • Economic Development Strategy for Goldsboro
  • Food & Fuel 4 the Forces Regional Food Hub
  • Economic Development for the Town of Princeville
  • Farmer Foodshare's POP Food Market and Community Nutrition Partnership's ("CNP") Veggie Van
  • Carol Creech Promotions updates their accounting system
  • Carolina Wild and the land of the muscadines
  • Community Innovations explores growth options
  • Gigabit Accelerator possibilities in Elizabeth City
  • Mackey's Ferry Peanuts is growing their online presence
  • Vanderhorst Enterprises expands business in Eastern North Carolina
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March 2015

March 19, 2015

  • Farmers attend food hub interest meeting organized by NCGrowth
  • NCGrowth to host spring presentations April 30th
  • NCGrowth calls for NC State graduate students to join their team
  • NCGrowth launches a web-based tool to explore business networks in Eastern and Western North Carolina
  • SPAZZ FEST VI, co-sponsored by NCGrowth, explodes with entrepreneurial gusto
  • NCGrowth develops resources guide for businesses and community partners
  • The Conservation Fund's Resourceful Communities Hosts Spring Workshop
  • Sixth annual Women to Women Conference "Unleashing the Power of Great Possibilities" to take place March 26
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February 2015

February 25, 2015

  • NCGrowth announces new economic development projects
  • Six North Carolina companies will grow through E-TAP
  • NCGrowth produces report for Halifax County Economic Development to support BRE efforts
  • NCEast and Kenan Institute join forces on analysis
  • Kenan Creative Collaboratory to fund projects that connect four Kenan Institutes
  • Entrepreneurs vie for cash in Shark Tank contest
  • INC! Lab to train, innovate
  • Sports and Entrepreneurship Merge at UNC Basketball Analytics Summit
  • The 2nd annual NC Clean Tech Summit fosters leadership and growth in the clean tech industry
  • UNC forges partnership with historic Black Southern towns
  • Nonprofits needed to host high school interns
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January 2015

January 27, 2015

  • E-TAP recommends inventory system for LSA America
  • E-TAP and SBTDC partner with NC Waste & Recycling to develop HR Handbook
  • E-TAP creates promotional materials and staff onboarding program for Epiphany Cosmetics
  • Terra Ceia Farms gets a new business plan through E-TAP
  • NCGrowth conducts feasibility study for food hub in Garysburg
  • UNC Public Policy capstone course recommends implementation plan for historic Shiloh Landing
  • Wilson receives economic development recommendations from UNC Public Policy
  • Shark Tank offers showcase for new ideas
  • Obama Administration Selects Rocky Mount, North Carolina to Develop Local Food Projects
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December 2014

December 04, 2014

  • E-TAP Fall Projects Wrapping Up
  • Economic Development and Research Projects Impacting Eastern North Carolina
  • NCGrowth Summer Presentations Video Released
  • In the Economic Development Puzzle, How Do Foreign Trade Zones Fit?
  • NC Local Governments, Meet Your New State Partner for Economic Development
  • State's most prosperous areas see incentive grants
  • Sir Walter Raleigh and the Uncertain Future of Space Travel
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October 2014

October 24, 2014

  • NC Growth Welcomes New Students to Their Team
  • Fall Projects Underway for NC Growth
  • Making "Big Data" Work for Boeing
  • Raised in a Barn Farm Hosts Halloween Event
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September 2014

September 26, 2014

  • Community participation key to Bertie County's new economic development plan
  • The opportunities and challenges of a centralized swine waste biogas facility in Duplin County
  • ENC Entrepreneurship Summit will take place on November 17th in Greenville
  • Governor McCrory applauds N.C. Commission on Workforce Development for Skills Gap Report & Recommendations
  • Carolina Program Helps Revitalize NC Towns
  • SECU Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation call for applications
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August 2014

August 18, 2014

  • Congressman Butterfield Thanks Students
  • New County-level Incentives Resource Page
  • NC Growth Welcomes Elizabeth Basnight as New E-TAP Manager
  • Summer Boot Camp Equips Young Entrepreneurs
  • A New Day in Economic Development for ENC
  • Eastern NC Entrepreneurship Summit and Innovation and Business Plan Competition Taking Place this Fall
  • Apply to be a Student Kenan Institute Economic Development Analyst!
  • Executive Pulse Webinars
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