Right here’s our newest wrapup of upcoming conferences, contests, workshops, software deadlines and socials occurring throughout North Carolina in February.
Included are upcoming meetups, conferences, workshops, socials and networking events occurring in Asheville, Charlotte, the Triad, Wilmington and different areas throughout North Carolina.
This publish is a part of our weekly column of upcoming events. To seek out out what’s occurring this month within the Triangle particularly, take a look at half certainly one of this week’s column.
One other submit previews events coming in March. Recurring month-to-month meetups within the Triangle are listed right here.
These columns are an extension of our interactive calendar of tech and startup events. In the event you’d like to recommend an occasion to be added to the calendar, be happy to ship me an e-mail.
Software Deadline: IdeaFest Pitch Competitors
The Launch Place’s sixth Annual IdeaFest Enterprise Pitch Competitors on March 21 will host 20 startups who will compete for a complete of $10,000 in prizes.
NC IDEA LABS Purposes Open
NC IDEA LABS is a four-week program that helps early-stage entrepreneurs with buyer discovery, validation, decision-making and progress planning. Subsequent mentorship and assets are provided to members who obtain vital progress in this system. Purposes are due by March 11.
Lunch & Study: IoT within the Small Issues
February 19, 12-1 p.m. @Creation Coworking
Be a part of Tom Ewing of Smashing Packing containers for an interactive dialogue on the sensible purposes of IoT, and its influence on the top consumer.
Innovation Quarter City Corridor
February 19, 5-7 p.m. @Biotech Place
Study what’s subsequent from the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in 2019 at this particular city corridor. Key stakeholders are within the speaker lineup, together with Graydon Pleasants of Innovation Quarter, Olga Pierrakos of Wake Forest College’s Division of Engineering, Anthony Atala of Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Drugs, Stan Jewell of Renfro, Karen Barnes of Enterprise Café Winston-Salem and Ryan Schmaltz of METL at UNC Faculty of the Arts.
Charlotte Regional Enterprise Alliance Energy of Ladies Meetup
February 19, 5:30-Eight p.m. @Goodwill Alternative Campus
Introduced in partnership with Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, the subsequent Energy of Ladies Meetup options tales from three ladies collaborating within the Financial Mobility Collaborative at Goodwill. Meals and drinks offered.
7 Advertising Ideas within the Age of Entrepreneurship
February 19, 6-Eight p.m. @Piedmont Group School, Caswell Campus
Find out how to discover and consider key buyer demographics, analyze strengths and weaknesses of your enterprise and your rivals’ enterprise, and decide your goal market utilizing the “seven P’s” of selling.
BLKTECHCLT: Choice Dash
February 19, 6-Eight p.m. @BLKTECHCLT @The Nest
This workshop will present members how to run Choice Sprints, a fast-paced various assembly mannequin.
Launch Greensboro IdeaLaunch
February 20, Eight-9 a.m. @Co//ab
The Triad startup group is invited to attend Launch Greensboro’s free IdeaLaunch program, which encompasses a collection of four-minute pitches from native startups, together with alternatives to community with fellow entrepreneurs and innovators in Greensboro.
Charlotte Regional Enterprise Alliance Center Market Collection
February 20, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. @The Employers Affiliation
This occasion encompasses a panel of enterprise leaders with expertise in shopping for and promoting overseas. Audio system embrace Dyke Messinger of Energy Curbers & Energy Pavers, Crystal Miller of the U.S. Division of Commerce, worldwide transport advisor Clement Schrader and Patrick Weaver of First Nationwide Financial institution. The panel shall be moderated by Dan Fogel of SP3 Capital.
Introduction to the Charlotte Startup Group
February 20, Four:30-5:30 p.m. @Packard Place
These unacquainted with the Queen Metropolis startup scene are invited to attend a free orientation to the group introduced by StartCharlotte. The occasion will supply attendees introductions and networking, together with connections to native assets, events, corporations, packages, buyers, and extra. Meals and drinks will probably be offered. The Packard Place Public Home will comply with.
Enterprise Cafe at HQ Greensboro: Creating Entrepreneurial Alternatives
February 20, 5-Eight p.m. @HQ Greensboro
That is the primary in a collection of free events created by a brand new partnership between HQ Greensboro and Enterprise Cafe Winston-Salem. Periods will cowl eBay’s retail revival, fundamentals of IP regulation and an summary of the Minority and Ladies Enterprise Enterprise Middle.
Packard Place Public Home: Keg-Aspect Chat w/ Ryan Stone
February 20, 5:30-7 p.m. @Storage at Packard Place
Packard Place’s subsequent Public Home occasion contains a speak with Ryan Stone, president and co-founder of Morrisville-based SmartSky Networks.
Intro to the Asheville Startup Scene
February 20, 6-7:30 p.m. @Enterprise Asheville
Be a part of Jeff Kaplan, director of Enterprise Asheville, and co-founder of Supportedly, Stephanie Kissel, for an introduction to Asheville’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Tickets are free. Drinks offered.
CATALYST for SBIR/STTR
February 21, Eight a.m. – 12 p.m. @UNCC, Barnhardt Scholar Exercise Middle
The Small Enterprise Know-how & Improvement Middle is internet hosting a free, half-day session on the Small Enterprise Innovation Analysis (SBIR) and Small Enterprise Know-how Switch (STTR) funding packages.
Tax Prep for Artistic Entrepreneurs
February 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Middle for Design Innovation
This workshop helps artistic entrepreneurs deal with their taxes and funds. Tickets are free for Middle for Artistic Financial system-Swerve members and $20 for non-members. Lunch offered.
SciTech Lecture Collection: Medical Trials Enterprise within the 21st Century
February 21, Four-5 p.m. @Forsyth Tech, Strickland Auditorium
This month’s SciTech Lecture Collection is introduced by Jennifer Byrne, CEO of Javara.
Silicon Hollar: Design Considering Ideation Workshop
February 21, 5-6 p.m. @Ransom
Enterprise house owners and college students wanting to discover ideation and the way to faucet into entrepreneurial creativity are invited to attend this useful workshop.
Enterprise Café Thursday Gathering
February 21, 5-Eight p.m. @Bailey Energy Plant in Winston-Salem
Held on a weekly foundation, this Enterprise Café occasion collection offers all types of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Each Thursday night, the group gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, shows, product demos, interviews, and extra.
Blockchain LKN Labs: Crypto Talks Thursdays
February 21, 6-9 p.m. @Harm Hub for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
This weekly meetup is a chance for fellow blockchain fanatics within the Lake Norman space to be a part of collectively for beer, espresso, tea or meals to talk about all-things-blockchain. Subjects rotate each week.
Group RWB Management Seminar w/ Mike Erwin
February 22 @7:30 a.m. in Pinehurst
This one-day management seminar is introduced by Mike Erwin, CEO of The Character & Management Middle and writer of Lead Your self First.
February 22, Eight:30 a.m. – Four:30 p.m. @Bermuda Run Nation Membership
At Advertising Summit, 5 native presenters will lead periods on on-line advertising and promotional instruments, providing efficient and cost-efficient methods attendees can take to their work. Ticket consists of breakfast and lunch.
Practice the Coach: SBIR/STTR Grant Funding Seminar
February 22, 9 a.m. – three p.m. @UNC Charlotte
Hosted by First Flight Enterprise Middle, this full-day seminar will clarify how startups can get hold of funding from the SBIR/STTR grant packages for entrepreneurs, masking technique, getting ready aggressive proposals, inner procedures, and extra.
PercCollider Local weather Espresso Hour
February 22, Four-5 p.m. @The Collider
The weekly PercCollider occasion convenes Collider members for networking and collaboration over drinks.
BLKTECH Presents: Profession Improvement Boot Camp
February 23, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. @BLKTECHCLT
This interactive workshop led by Latesha Byrd of Byrd Profession Consulting will cowl job search methods, wage negotiation, resumes and extra.
Enterprise of Farming Convention
February 23 @AB Tech Convention Middle, Asheville
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Venture’s annual convention brings collectively skilled farmers to community and share assets to develop their companies.
Lunch & Study: Instagram for Your Enterprise
February 25, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Greensboro
In this free workshop, members will find out how to curate partaking content material for their Instagram enterprise account, and perceive insights and analytics to run focused advertisements on the platform. The session shall be led by Ranata Reeder, proprietor of Reeder Communications, LLC.
Combating The Opioid Disaster: Discovering Methods That Work
February 25, 5-7 p.m. @Dickinson Avenue Public Home, Greenville
Be a part of Fred Wells Brason II, founder/president/CEO of Undertaking Lazarus, and Gary A. Zarkin, distinguished fellow in RTI’s Behavioral Well being and Legal Justice Analysis Division for a dialogue on methods for addressing the opioid disaster.
Lunch & Study: Buncombe County’s Clear Power Future
February 26, 12-1 p.m. @The Collider
At this lunch and study, Sophie Mullinax of Blue Horizons Undertaking will share the small print behind this collaborative initiative between the the Metropolis of Asheville, Buncombe County, Duke Power and native companies.
Biz & Brews Pleased Hour
February 26, 5-6 p.m. @Focal Level Coworking
Focal Level Coworking is internet hosting Asheville professionals and entrepreneurs for an hour of networking over snacks, native beer and cider.
Cape Worry Ladies In Tech: HODL—The Cryptocurrency Market
February 26, 5:30-7 p.m. @tekMountain
Entrepreneur and advertising specialist Bambi Weavil will current a session on the alternatives of the digital foreign money market.
Free Workshop: Net Improvement Necessities
February 26, 6-9 p.m., Charlotte, NC (venue TBD)
Tech Expertise South Charlotte is internet hosting a free, three-hour 101 workshop masking HTML, CSS and Bootstrap. Study the elemental instruments wanted to construct your personal web site.
Tech Expertise South Charlotte: VR Social gathering
February 26, 6:30-Eight:30 p.m.
Come discover Digital Actuality—study the way it works, what it might do, and check out it out for your self.
Knowledge Literacy Information Session
February 27, 6-7 p.m. @HQ Greensboro
In this free workshop, knowledge analyst Bonny McClain will present individuals how to use prime visible analytics packages akin to Tableau, Python and R.
Federal Proposal Writing Workshop (Hickory)
February 28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. @NC Middle for Engineering Applied sciences
At this free workshop, authorities counselors from the North Carolina Procurement Technical Middle will information individuals via the method of finishing their subsequent federal proposal. This occasion is a part of a state-wide collection hosted by the Small Enterprise & Know-how Improvement Middle. Extra dates and places right here.
UNC Charlotte Biohacking Collection, Feat. Marina Levina
February 28, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. @UNC Charlotte
UNC Charlotte’s Middle for Skilled and Utilized Ethics is internet hosting an informative dialogue with Marina Levina, Ph.D., an affiliate professor of Media Research on the College of Memphis.
Startup Grind Davidson: Hearth Chat w/ Josh Moe of Odigia
February 28, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Harm [email protected]
Be a part of Startup Grind Davidson for lunch and a hearth chat with Josh Moe, co-founder of edtech startup Odigia.
Skookum Volcano Tour
February 28, 12-1 p.m. @Skookum Charlotte
Be a part of an open tour of the Skookum workplace to get an introduction to the tech and concepts powering the group. The Skookum staff will probably be obtainable for any questions or feedback members might have. Lunch might be offered.
Four Smoking Scorching Industries with Four Native Award Profitable Startups
February 28, Four-6:30 p.m. @Ironclad Brewery
Community for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington’s newest occasion encompasses a dialog with 4 entrepreneurs who’re main award-winning startups—Karl Riccanek of Lapetus Options, Sara Rose Harcus of Dmanna, Jeff Guard of Sensible Sole and Kyle Trivisonno of EcoTek Industries.
Enterprise Café Thursday Gathering
February 28, 5-Eight p.m. @Bailey Energy Plant in Winston-Salem
Held on a weekly foundation, this Enterprise Café occasion collection supplies all types of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Each Thursday night, the group gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, shows, product demos, interviews, and extra.
BLKTECHCLT Studying Lab: Getting Funding for Your Enterprise
February 28, 6-Eight p.m. @BLKTECHCLT
This workshop will cowl what lending establishments look for when analyzing purposes, how to put together to apply and useful assets. The lesson will probably be led by Ron Fisher, enterprise improvement officer at Carolina Small Enterprise Fund.
Blockchain LKN Labs: Crypto Talks Thursdays
February 28, 6-9 p.m. @Harm Hub for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
This weekly meetup is a chance for fellow blockchain lovers within the Lake Norman space to be a part of collectively for beer, espresso, tea or meals to talk about all-things-blockchain. Subjects rotate each week.
TechWorks Maker Meetup
February 28, 7-9 p.m. @Rivermen Brewing Firm
Be a part of TechWorks Gaston for networking over free beer and appetizers.