KWIPPED Chosen as NC IDEA Semi-Finalist for 50K Grant

kwippedNC IDEA, a non-profit organization which aims to be a “catalyst for young, high-growth, technology companies in North Carolina,” has chosen KWIPPED as an early selection semi finalist for their spring 2015 grant cycle. NC IDEA provides small grants, mentoring, and other valuable resources for up-and-coming technology-driven businesses in order to help maximize their efforts. KWIPPED is honored to join a handful of other businesses around the state to be considered for a grant. Other semi-finalists will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

For more information about NC IDEA and grant updates, visit http://www.ncidea.org/

About NC IDEA’s Grant Program

“NC IDEA’s grant program is a catalyst for technological breakthroughs developed in North Carolina that have a significant potential to successfully transition into commercially viable high-growth enterprises. The grants, which are up to $50,000 per recipient, support business plan research and development, reduce risk of early failure and advance projects to the point of suitability for angel or venture capital investment. In addition to the funding, NC IDEA and its network of seasoned business and technology partners mentor and guide the grant recipients through the complex growth cycles of young companies, while also connecting the startups with other investors, institutions and business leaders to maximize their prospects for commercial success.”