On the NC horizon: 91 events and 8 application deadlines to add to your March calendar – WRAL Tech Wire



Plenty of technology and life science events and deadlines are on tap for March.

If you’re interested in events coming up in the immediate future, check out our two-part list of…

We also have a list of recurring monthly meetups in the Triangle.

These columns accompany our interactive calendar, along with a comprehensive resource package for startups in the Triangle.

Keeping up with WRAL TechWire’s ongoing initiative to track events happening across North Carolina, here’s a look at what’s to come in March:

Application Deadline: 2021 Davidson Venture Fund

March 1

Davidson Venture Fund aims to invest $25,000 into innovative, for-profit ventures run by Davidson College students and recent alumni (2015-2020). Finalists will receive six weeks of coaching and mentorship before pitching to investors, entrepreneurs and an audience.

Application Deadline: NC IDEA SEED & MICRO Grants (Spring 2021)

March 1

The NC IDEA Foundation is offering two grant opportunities for startups this season: NC IDEA MICRO provides $10,000 project-based grants to entrepreneurs looking to validate and advance their ideas. NC IDEA SEED provides $50,000 grants to early-stage companies, giving them the boost they need to scale faster.

Application Deadline: NC State Sweat Equity Challenge

March 1

NC State’s Sweat Equity Challenge is an app idea competition for undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty/staff, who will receive customer/market feedback to validate their ideas, develop a prototype, launch a startup and begin looking for funding to help take their business to the next level.

Using Jenkins to Build, Deploy & Automate

March 2, 12-1:30 p.m. (online)

This virtual workshop,
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