August 8, 2016

Upcoming Competitions, Events and News

Virginia Velocity Tour - Innovative early-stage Virginia startup? Apply by 8/18 to take part in the Virginia Velocity Tour, a multi-city bus tour of entrepreneurship in Virginia. Selected entrepreneurs will share meals with investors, customers and mentors in their industry, and take part in a $25,000 pitch competition. Applications are due August 18. Learn more and apply here: Read More

The Innovators Program - Raleigh 2016 - Citrix, Red Hat and HQ Raleigh. Read More

Groundworks Labs - Are you working full time and on a startup? Try Groundworks Labs After Hours Program! Application deadline 8/12. Read More

Greensboro Partnership Entrepreneur Connection - Applications open for Triad Startup Lab. Read More


Upcoming @TheLaunchPlace


Investment Announcement - August 17 at 11am
Where: The Launch Place

The Big Launch Challenge LIVE - September 20
Register to attend (bus provided from Danville to RTP)
Register Here

The Launch Place is Hiring! Are you interested in joining The Launch Place team? We are currently hiring for a Business Consultant, a Research Analyst and interns. Read More


News and Events in the Region


Middle Border Forward - What's on your mind? August 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 and 25. Read More

Southern Piedmont Technology Council - Tech Bunch for Lunch - IT Academy at SVHEC on August 9. Read More

US Chamber to Provide Briefing for Local Businesses August 9. Read More

Flywheel Idea Tap - August 9. Read More

1 Million Cups - look up event in your region. Read More

Charlotte Pitch Breakfast - August 10. Read More

Venture Hacked - August 10. Read More

ExitEvent Startup Social - August 15. Read More

Business After hours - Danville Pittsylvania Chamber of Commerce - August 16 Read More

NC RIoT - MBA in IoT Design Session - August 17. Read More

SLAM! - Pitch Event. Greensboro Partnership Entrepreneur Connection August 17 Read More

Triangle Tech Breakfast - August 18. Read More

Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington - Bunker Labs RDU, Triangle Angel Partners, First Flight Venture Center, Morae Group - August 18. Read More

Startup Grind hosts Robbin Allen (Automated Insights) - August 18. Read More

VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Challenge - August 18. Read More

HQ Greensboro - IBM’s Global Entrepreneur Program August 24. Read More

CED Tech Venture Conference Sept. 13-14 - Showcase, Lightning Round & Demo Room companies selected. Read More

Angel Capital Association - Are you an angel investor? Take this survey, led by The Angel Capital Association (ACA) and Wharton Entrepreneurship. The ongoing “The American Angel” survey, which is designed to provide the deepest research to date into the characteristics of angel investors. The survey is open for more angels to participate. Read More