Jump in, reach out, make a move. Raleigh is still small enough to be a friendly, cooperative all-in-this-together city. (And when your business becomes a unicorn, we hope you’ll continue the tradition.) Don’t be afraid to make a move here. Go to a meetup, send the email, make the phone call, apply to the incubator program. Yes, you might be ignored – but you also might find yourself starting a mutually beneficial relationship over coffee.
UNC-Chapel Hill was recently selected as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps The I-Corps program connects NSF-funded academic researchers across science and engineering with the technological, entrepreneurial and business communities to help create a National Innovation Network to rapidly advance solutions that benefit society. This is a major acorn in the hat for UNC-Chapel Hill.
10 Raleigh companies ranked among the fastest-growing private companies in the US on the 2021 Inc.5000 list.
Raleigh ranked #8 in best cities for working remotely, according to a study by Commercial Café. That’s because we’ve got good internet speed, available private office space and, most important, lots of restaurants that deliver!