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NC State Acceleration Fund

Wolf Sculpture at Reynolds Coliseum; photo by Roger Winstead.

Mar 23, 2018

Student Entrepreneurs, Recent Alumni: Time to Apply for NC State Launch Accelerator Program

Applications being accepted for 2018 NC State Acceleration Fund and Andrews Launch Accelerator, created in 2016 with a $1 million seed donation from Lyn and Chip Andrews. 

Sep 12, 2017

Entrepalooza Provides a “Look Inside Entrepreneurship at NC State”

New startups Rhythcor, VieMetrics, among startups and campus programs cited in this Technician story. 

photo of: Dr. Lewis Sheats, Cortney Cox, David Tillack, Alex Bless and Travis Murray

Jun 5, 2017

NC State Poole College Announces 2017 Andrews Launch Accelerator Startup Teams

Accelerator goal: Enabling entrepreneurial thinkers to frame potential ventures that are ambitious, well-constructed and compelling 

Photo of Jon Carr, Jenkins Professor of Entrepreneurship, talking with students at the Garage on NC State's Centennial Campus

Mar 13, 2017

Applications being accepted for NC State Acceleration Fund

Apply online by April 15 for this program, which provides equity-free grants and pro bono support services to entrepreneurs who complete the Andrews Launch Accelerator (ALA) program. The program's goal: to help accelerate economic development. 


Mar 1, 2016

Donation will ‘Accelerate’ Student Startups

Gift from alumnus Robert “Chip” F. Andrews III and his wife Lyn establishes new fund at NC State University to provide solid support for budding student entrepreneurs. 

Mar 1, 2016

Start me up: Donation will ‘Accelerate’ student startups

A generous gift from alumnus Robert “Chip” F. Andrews III and his wife Lyn will establish a North Carolina State University fund to provide solid support for budding student entrepreneurs.