About

NCGrowth is a university center that helps businesses and communities create good jobs and equitable opportunities for their people.  In partnership with other universities and community organizations, NCGrowth provides technical assistance to businesses and governments on economic development and entrepreneurship projects.  Since 2012 NCGrowth has helped to create over 400 jobs and worked with more than 60 clients.

With a passionate staff and a dynamic pool of graduate student analysts, we partner with businesses, communities, governments and other organizations to tackle outcome-based economic development and entrepreneurship projects.

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Students present their work with businesses and communities in eastern North Carolina.


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Students Emily Edmonds and Nicole Thomas Meet with Clients to Discuss a Garysburg Food Hub

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Audience Discussion Following the Presentation of the Bertie County Community Economic Development Plan

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Carolyn Fryberger presents her research on biogas production to stakeholders in Duplin County

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Student Mayank Agrawal and CEO Kevin Thorne Meet to Discuss Growing Best Diamond Packaging

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Ashwini Rathi and Carl van Staalduinen Travel to Meet with a Customer

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Student Joanna Furgiuele Meets with the Team At Raised in a Barn Farm in Chocowinity

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Kenan-Flagler MBA student Jessie Maxwell worked with Inner Banks Outfitters.

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Carolina Wild is a two-time participant in E-TAP