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NCGrowth Welcomes New Analyst This Summer!

July 01, 2020

Along with Analysts from the spring continuing their work with NCGrowth-SmartUp, we are pleased to highlight and introduce our newest additions to the team! More

COVID-19 Small Business & Economic Development Resource Database

May 02, 2020

There’s a lot of information circulating on resources related to business continuity and support in this time. Our team has compiled a searchable database of information and resources from national, state and local sources for small business owners and economic developers. More

SmartUp working with Lowcountry Aviation in Walterboro, SC.

February 01, 2020

Lowcountry Aviation provides aircraft maintenance and repair, charter services and manufactures composite light aircraft at Colleton County’s Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro, SC. More

NCGrowth Goes Wild at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro

January 31, 2020

NCGrowth hosted our Fall Showcase on December 13 at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, North Carolina. Attendees took a tour of a local incubator, Venture Asheboro, before learning more about the Randolph County economy and recent NCGrowth projects. We concluded the showcase with a tour of the developing areas of the zoo. More

NCGrowth and SmartUp Honored with Top Award from the University Economic Development Association

October 28, 2019

NCGrowth, a Kenan Institute-affiliated center, has been awarded the Judges’ Award of Excellence from the University Economic Development Association (UEDA), a consortium of higher education institutions across North America who work with private sector businesses, nonprofits, government organizations and community economic stakeholders to create local and regional economic opportunity. More

August 2019

August 22, 2019

  • NCGrowth Welcomed New Analysts This Summer!
  • NCGrowth Burlington Immersive: A New Chapter of Prosperity
  • NCGrowth Providing Technical Assistance to Start-Ups
  • NCGrowth Launched New Projects to Support Economic Development in NC
  • Navigating the Outdoor Economy
  • Upcoming Events

April 2019

April 29, 2019

  • Kellye Whitaker to Launch SmartUp in North Charleston, South Carolina!
  • Spring Showcase Recap
  • Pathfinders of Coastal Carolina (SmartUp Update)
  • Wetland Plants, Inc. (SmartUp Update)
  • Haand (E-TAP Project Update)
  • Sandbar Oyster Company (E-TAP Project Update)
  • Market Analysis for Proposed Lumbee Tribal Welcome Center
  • Promoting Economic Development in Liberty NC
  • Upcoming Events

February 2019

February 24, 2019

  • New Analyst Introductions
  • Fall 2018 Economic Development Projects
  • Fall 2018 E-TAP Projects
  • Homegrown Tools Launch

December 2018

December 18, 2018

  • Tribal Events Impact Economy
  • NCGrowth is Thrilled to Annouce the Newest Addition to the Team, Nicole Outlaw!
  • Best Practices for Risk Mitigation in Niche Meat Cooperatives Locally
  • Understanding the North Carolina Venture Capital Landscape
  • NCGrowth Works with Elect Builders to Expand
  • NCGrowth Supports Total Body Therapy & Wellness Center in Lillington