The Triangle’s First Clean Tech Summit Takes Place Next Month

February 07, 2014

Now home to 200 firms specializing in smart grid, efficient water management, and efficient transportation, North Carolina's Research Triangle region is emerging as a global leader in clean technology. More

Entrepreneur Roundtables in Wayne County

February 07, 2014

The Wayne County Small Business Center is hosting a roundtable every month in 2014 in different locations across the county to connect entrepreneurs to information, service providers, and community partners. More

Kenan Institute Report on NC Wood Pellets

November 21, 2013

The Kenan Institute, in partnership with the NC Biofuels Center, has released a report on NC’s role in global biomass market, specifically exports of wood pellets. More

The Institute Welcomes LaChaun Banks as Economic Development Coordinator

November 21, 2013

LaChaun has been tapped to serve as Economic Development Coordinator and oversee the day-to-day operational activities of the NC Strategic Economic Growth initiative at UNC’s Kenan Institute. More

Eastern North Carolina Entrepreneurship Summit

November 21, 2013

The 2nd annual Eastern North Carolina Entrepreneur Summit took place October 29th in Greenville, NC, drawing entrepreneurs from across the region and state. More

Kenan Institute Partners with Beaufort County

November 21, 2013

The Kenan Institute and the Beaufort County Economic Development Board have been working together to develop several important documents for the county. More

“Tail Gate Buddy” Rocks Business Contest

November 21, 2013

SpringBoardNC hosted Shark Tank, a business idea competition in Rocky Mount that showcased eastern North Carolina entrepreneurs. More

Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

November 14, 2013

UNC-Chapel Hill is set to host its second annual Global Entrepreneurship Week this year, occurring Nov. 18-22, 2013. www.gewunc.com Events will be held at the University and in downtown Chapel Hill, and include keynote speakers and panelists from the founders of soleRebels, BioMason, Sungevity, Beat Making Lab, Sqord among others, a testament to how entrepreneurship […] More

Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Pushes New Mission

October 25, 2013

Since Joe DeSimone was named the new director of The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise last year, the Institute has adopted an exciting new mission. More

Bertie County Strategic Development Plan

October 25, 2013

The Kenan Institute has partnered with Bertie County to create an economic development strategic plan. More