Marketing Guru Hosts Lunch and Learn at Launch Chapel Hill

September 19, 2016

by Emory Nager On Monday, September 12, CUBE, the Campus Y’s social innovation incubator, held an event at Launch Chapel Hill, a local startup incubator. Speaking at the event was Bob Thust, former Director of Corporate Brand and Marketing at … Continued

CUBE Pitch Party Brings Social Venture Ideas to Life

September 1, 2016

On August 12, CUBE, Carolina’s social innovation incubator, held a pitch party to showcase the concepts behind its new cohort of social ventures. The pitch party, held at the Top of the Hill on Franklin St., was the culmination of … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill Teams Win 2016 Social Entrepreneurship Conference

March 3, 2016

On February 16, startup teams from all 17 UNC campuses gathered at NC A&T State University for the fourth annual day-long conference and competition focused on innovative approaches to social and environmental challenges. The Social Entrepreneurship Conference is the largest … Continued

Global Entrepreneurship Week Is Coming!

November 3, 2015

UNC-Chapel Hill is set to host its fourth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week this year, occurring Nov. 16-21, 2015. Presented by: Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, Innovate@Carolina, and the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute for Private Enterprise Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship … Continued

Why I Started Native South Creamery

August 31, 2015

For this month’s blog post, Rachel Atkinson takes us back two years, to a formative summer for her company, Native South Creamery (formerly Native Beverage Company). Rachel’s business will be launching at the end of 2015, selling pecan-based milk alternatives … Continued

Healthy Girls Save the World Impacts Lives

August 3, 2015

Reena Gupta, who will graduate Sunday with a degree in Public Policy from the College of Arts and Sciences, not only immersed herself in the Carolina community over the past four years, she helped create one — through CUBE venture … Continued

Seal the Seasons wins $50K prize

March 20, 2015

CHAPEL HILL — Seal the Seasons, a for-profit social enterprise founded by students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has won the $50,000 2015 SECU Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation from the Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) … Continued