Description

Join us for an interactive Q&A session on Tuesday, March 31st at 12:00pm. Please come with your questions! We will be answering any you have regarding the program and the application. You will also hear from a past participant regarding their experience during NC IDEA LABS and with customer discovery in general.

NC IDEA LABS is an intensive four-week program targeted at ambitious entrepreneurs with a unique idea in a large or growing market. The program’s structure is designed to help entrepreneurs perform effective customer discovery, validate assumptions, make decisions faster and take proper steps to move their company forward. After completion of the program, those who demonstrate coachability and make meaningful progress, will continue to receive support from NC IDEA though mentorship and programming.

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Directions to American Tobacco Campus and American Underground @ Blackwell

North Deck: 305 West Pettigrew Street Durham, NC 27701
Park on the first floor of the ATC’s North parking deck located at 305 West Pettigrew Street. Walk out of the deck past Burt’s house, down the stairs and follow the sidewalk along the building, passing the railcar on your left. Cross the river on the broken sidewalk and you will see the Power Plant building – walk around to the front of the building and walk toward the Reed building. You will see an entrance to the Reed Building on your right. Go through the doors and walk down the staircase to your left (American Underground Mural will be above the stairs). Once down the stairs, walk down the hall and The LABS space will be the first room that you see with the NC IDEA Foundation logo on the glass. 

South Deck: 705 Willard Street Durham, NC 27701
Park in the ATC’s South parking deck located at 705 Willard Street. Walk out of the deck and across the pavilion toward the Strickland building with Saladelia. Go up the stairs past the Strickland building and walk along the building until you reach the Reed building. You will see an entrance to the Reed Building on your right. Go through the doors and walk down the staircase to your left (American Underground Mural will be above the stairs). Once down the stairs, the LABS space will be the first room that you see with the NC IDEA Foundation logo on the glass. 

Venue Details
NC IDEA LABS
334 Blackwell Street, B001, Durham, North Carolina, 27701, United States

NC IDEA is an independent private foundation committed to empowering North Carolinians to achieve their entrepreneurial potential. Through our powerful combination of competitive grants and programs, and a network of strategic partners, we help entrepreneurs when they need it most. NC IDEA’s resources are highly competitive, enabling the foundation to support North Carolina’s most ambitious entrepreneurs. We believe entrepreneurs transform communities and view our work as a catalyst for positive change. Learn more at www.ncidea.org.