2023 Charlotte Venture Challenge (UNC Charlotte Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation)
Join UNC Charlotte’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in celebrating Charlotte entrepreneurship on campus and throughout the region. This networking event brings together the community of innovators and entrepreneurial leaders from UNC Charlotte and the Charlotte region.
The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation looks forward to networking with you at its tribute to the students, faculty and community leaders who continue to bring their innovative ideas forward in this 22nd year of the Charlotte Venture Challenge.
The evening will honor:
Students whose ideas are making an impact
UNC Charlotte researchers who are commercializing their research
Community founders who have taken the next step in launching and scaling their businesses
Inclusive Innovation Leadership Academy graduates and entrepreneurial support organizations who are leading the way in diversifying the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
The Charlotte Venture Challenge will showcase university and community Charlotte Launch participants and semi-finalists in the 49er Impact student pitch competition. Awards will be presented to the top student teams and the final four Charlotte Launch Small Grant winners.