Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

In the Press


2017

November 29: Announcing WILMA's Leadership Institute 2018 Class (including CIE Manager of Programs & Operations Laura Brogdon-Primavera!)

November 27: Concussion management firm raises $205,000 in private equity offering

November 16: Petrics to be shown as 'Innovation Award' winner at CES

November 3: Talking Wilmington's Cucalorus Connect and entrepreneurial startup ecosystem with tech veteran Tom Looney

October 18: UNCW's DeGennaro, Durance and McCall Winners of WILMA's 2017 Women to Watch Award

October 18: Congressman hosts youth leadership conference in Clinton

October 14: Gastro Girl: turning the job no one wanted into a breakthrough business

September 30: Wilmington models walk in New York Style Fashion Week show for Amehl

September 27: Wilmington filmmakers in running to have film produced by Duplas

September 25: InnovateSENC: Wilmington episode airs on UNCTV

August 14: Wilmington tech firm raises $3.4M

August 10: Nearly $12M Goes to MedTech, Sales Tech, Facial Recognition, An Energy Drink & VC Fund This Week

July 31: Life Insurance Company Partners with Lapetus Solutions to Launch Innovative Website to Produce a Life Insurance Quote Based on a Selfie Photo

July 11: UNKNOWN EXCURSIONS: Discover local hidden gems with "Get in the Car and Go"

June 29: Cucalorus Festival gets state economic development funds

May 24: UNCW, Greater Wilmington Business Journal Name PlayerSpace Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year

May 19: InnovateHER and the Art of the Pitch

May 5: 2017 CEA Winner in Film: Cucalorus Connect

May 5: CIE Event Taps Into Teen Entrepreneurial Talent

May 2: Cucalorus rebranding, names new coordinator for stage portion

May 1: Harrells Christian Academy and Union High School win big at second annual Chancellor’s High School Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition

April 26: High schoolers demonstrate business sense at second annual Chancellor's High School Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition

April 20: UNCW Researcher Receives $1.47M for Toxin Test Creation

April 17: This Wilmington tech start-up is fixing what’s missing from virtual reality

April 10: Workshop Links Regional Seafood Startups With Global Resources

April 4: Student Wins $10,000 Challenge

April 4:  Through Sensors Embedded in Shoes, NC Tech Madness Champion Aims to Pioneer Locomotion for VR Gamers

April 4: Nonprofit Advisor for UNCW CIE talks about the industry on this week's Institute for Emerging Issues podcast

April 3: City council gets update on UNCW's innovation center

March 17: Fish 2.0 workshop draws seafood industry startups

January 27: Children's Book by UNCW Alumnus Hits Shelves

January 26: UNCW announces shellfish workshop, initiative for businesses

January 4: New UNCW Entrepreneurship Center director is fishing for startups


2016


December 16UNCW grad student expanding program to help non-profits

November 21: Science students at UNCW help the world with a hackathon

June 1: UNCW Names Diane Durance Director of UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

June 1: UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hosting “TED Talk Thursdays”

May 24: UNCW, Greater Wilmington Business Journal Name Beau’s Coffee 2016 Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year

May 17: Student teams from Topsail High School and Duplin Early College High School earned top honors in the inaugural Chancellor’s High School Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition.

May 12: High School Entrepreneurs to Present Business Proposals at CIE Competition Finals

Apr 18: Wired Wizards Head to World Championships

Apr 15: New Place to Put Your Phone at a UNCW Baseball Game

Apr 7: State of Technology: Startup Showcase

Apr 1: Inside The Start Ups: Meet some of the women playing a part in the area’s growing tech scene


News Archive

This Wilmington tech start-up is fixing what’s missing from virtual reality [Port City Daily]