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Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Part of North Carolina’s famous tech hub, “Research Triangle Park,” (or “the Triangle”), the Raleigh-Durham area boasts an established, robust startup scene. More than 400 startups in the area, a large consortium of tech and biotech companies, and more than 27 schools and universities, including UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University, and North Carolina State University, make it one of the nation’s top research, tech, and innovation epicenters.

Government & NGO ServicesGrants / FundingEconomic Development City of Raleigh Incentives
ProgramInnovate Raleigh
Innovators Program
Innovate Durham
Chamber / City OrganizationsGreater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Co-Working SpacesAmerican Underground
Cary Innovation Center
Eastern Foundry
Industrious Raleigh
Loading Dock
Regus Coworking Raleigh
Wake Forest Coworking
WeWork Raleigh-Durham
EventsHigh Five
Innovate Raleigh Summit
Internet Summit
NC Digital Government Summit
Tech Centure Conference
Women in Tech Summit
UniversitiesTop UniversitiesBarton College
Campbell University
Duke University
Louisberg College
Meredith College
North Carolina State University
Strayer University
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Startup ProgramseGarage at NCSU
Technology Incubator at NCSU
The Bullpen at Duke University
Accelerator / IncubatorsLaunch Chapel Hill
First Flight Venture Center
Morrisville Innovation Foundation
Innovators Program
Innovate Durham
The Pink Ceiling
Startup Stampede
Startup Service ProvidersDesignbox
Wireless Research Center of NC
News OrganizationsWRAL TechWire
FundingVenture CapitalAttic Ventures
Bull City Venture Partners
Cato BioVentures
Cherokee Investment Partners
Cofounders Capital
Contender Capital
Echo Health Ventures
Fulcrum Equity Partners
Hatteras Venture Partners
IDEA Fund Partners
Inception Micro Angel Fund (IMAF)
Intel Capital
Madison River Ventures
Pappas Ventures
Pilot Mountain Ventures
River Cities Capital Funds
SJF Ventures
Solidarity Capital Group
True Bridge Capital Partners
Angel InvestmentCarolina Angel Network
Carolina Seed Invsetors
Duke Angel Network
Investors' Circle
RPT Capital Associates
Triangle Angel Partners
Triangle Venture Alliance
Wolfpack Investor Network
Convention & Vistors BureauRaleigh Convention Center
Visitors Center
Largest EmployersBASF Crop Protection/Plant & Crop Science
Bayer CropScience
Biogen IDEC
Cisco Systems
Credit Suisse
Fidelity Investments
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
RTI International
Syngenta Biotechnology
United States Environmental Protection Agency



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