Monday, September 2, 2019

“Headliners, part II: 67 workshops, conferences & events across NC in Sept. - WRAL Tech Wire” plus 1 more

“Headliners, part II: 67 workshops, conferences & events across NC in Sept. - WRAL Tech Wire” plus 1 more


Headliners, part II: 67 workshops, conferences & events across NC in Sept. - WRAL Tech Wire

Posted: 02 Sep 2019 04:37 AM PDT

Here's our exclusive wrapup of upcoming events happening across North Carolina in September. Included are the latest meetups, conferences, workshops, application deadlines and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Triad, Wilmington and other parts of North Carolina.

This post is part of our weekly column of upcoming events, along with our comprehensive resource guide for startups in the Triangle.

To find out what's happening this month in the Triangle specifically, check out part one of this week's column. Another post previews events coming in October. Recurring monthly meetups in the Triangle are listed here.

These columns are an extension of our interactive calendar of tech and startup events. If you'd like to suggest an event to be added to the calendar, feel free to send me an email.

Asheville Entrepreneurship Week 2019

September 2-8 in Asheville

One jam-packed series of events is in store at this year's Asheville Entrepreneurship Week. Get a glimpse at the startup ecosystem in AVL and connect with companies and organizations that are leading its growth. Events include Asheville Startup Games, Intro to the Startup Scene, TEDxAsheville, Pitch Party, 1 Million Cups, Big Scary Fish Tank and more.

Intro to the Asheville Startup Scene

September 3, 5:30-7 p.m. @Venture Asheville

Join Venture Asheville Director Jeff Kaplan and Supportedly Co-Founder Stephanie Kissel for an introduction to Asheville's entrepreneurial ecosystem. Tickets are free. Drinks provided.

AWS IoT Night

September 3, 6-8 p.m. @SnapAV

Jonathan Dion, senior technical evangelist for AWS in Canada, will lead a seminar on AWS's IoT stack.

1 Million Cups CLT

September 4, 8:30-10 a.m.

Held every month, 1 Million Cups Charlotte features a presentation from a local startup followed by a Q&A from the community. Free coffee is included.

1 Million Cups Asheville

September 4, 9-10 a.m. @Asheville Social Hall

Asheville's startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

Startup 101: Business Model Canvas

September 4, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. @Hygge Coworking

Hosted by Charlotte Inno, this three-hour introductory workshop covers everything founders need to know about Lean Startup Methodology and the Business Model Canvas. Topics to be covered include opportunity assessment, value proposition, customer discovery and more.

Advanced Manufacturing: Robotics & Automation Demonstration

September 4, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc.

Join this seminar to learn more about the challenges and opportunities in Charlotte's manufacturing market.

Asheville Chamber Smart Series

September 4, 12-1 p.m. @Asheville Chamber of Commerce

Next up in Asheville Chamber's "Smart Series" events: A program covering the Chamber's workforce benefits for member companies. Lunch will be provided.

World Affairs Council of Charlotte Speaker Series

September 5, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @Hilton Charlotte Center City

U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Science Paul Dabbar will share his perspective on trends in energy research and technology, and the impact of the U.S.'s energy program.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

September 5, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

BABC Charlotte End of Summer Networking Social

September 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Upstream, SouthPark

Join British American Business Council Charlotte for a networking social as they kick-off their next programming season. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Intentional Collision: Continuing Education

September 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @tekMountain

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce is hosting the second installment of its Intentional Collision series, a program focused on inclusive work environments.

Pitch Party AVL Entrepreneurship Week Edition

September 5, 6-8 p.m. @Hatch AVL

Entrepreneurs are invited to test and develop their pitch at this event hosted by Hatch AVL in conjunction with the Asheville Entrepreneurship Week. Presenters will receive helpful feedback from the audience, and the best-voted pitch will land a spot at an upcoming 1 Million Cups Asheville.

Mojo Connect

September 5, 6-9 p.m. @Mojo Coworking

Asheville's Mojo Coworking and AIGA are kicking off a new series of speed networking events for local creatives. Join this month for the first one.

Mindful Mornings Asheville

September 6, 8-9:30 a.m. @Upcountry Brewery

A monthly occasion, Mindful Mornings brings together social entrepreneurs and advocates to network and share their goals.

Get2Know NC TECH Webinar

September 6, 9-9:30 a.m.

This free monthly interactive webinar provides participants with an overview of NC TECH's activities, resources and member offerings.

Triad Startup Demo Day Powered by New Ventures

September 6, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. @Wake Forest Biotech Place

At this event, more than 50 Triad-based tech startups will present their products and services. In addition, the latest cohort in the 2019 New Ventures Accelerator will showcase their work to the community.

Big Scary Fish Tank

September 6, 6-9 p.m. @Asheville Masonic Temple

The Asheville Investment Club is hosting a live pitch competition featuring presentations from four finalists who are seeking funding for their startup.

Application Deadline: NorthState Tech Lab

September 6

NorthState and HQ Greensboro are seeking applications for their six-week business strategy development and coaching program for early-stage tech companies.

CLT Black Leadership Brunch: Igniting a Thriving Black Ecosystem

September 7, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. @The Movement Center

Black Business Owners of Charlotte is hosting a brunch for local business leaders in the public and private sectors.

Asheville Startup Games

September 7, 1-4 p.m. @Well Played

The inaugural Asheville Startup Games, held on Asheville Entrepreneurship Week, convenes startup teams to compete to earn $1,600 for a charity of their choice.

Asheville Play Studios Grand Opening

September 7, 4-7 p.m. @Asheville Play Studios

Podcast and video recording studio Asheville Play is hosting a grand opening to debut their new space. Join for networking, local beer and a tour of the studio.

TEDxAsheville

September 8, 1-5 p.m. @Diana Wortham Theatre

This year's TEDx Asheville comes with the theme: "Challenging Assumptions Breaking New Ground."

Application Deadline: NC IDEA SEED

September 9, 5 p.m.

The NC IDEA SEED grant program offers a select group of early-stage startups $50,000 in funding before they seek future investments. Recipients will also receive mentorship from NC IDEA and access to its network of investors and business leaders.

Application Deadline: NC IDEA MICRO

September 9, 5 p.m.

Applications are open for NC IDEA's MICRO grant program. Funding of up to $10,000 will be awarded to early-stage companies seeking to validate and further develop their ideas. Recipients will also receive mentorship from NC IDEA and access to its network.

Employment Laws Every Business Owner Should Know

September 10, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Greensboro

Join Shawn Straub, owner and co-founder of ALT HR Partners, for a workshop on employment laws small businesses and startups need to know.

What's on the Horizon for University City?

September 10, 3:30-5:30 p.m. @Armored Cow Brewing Co.

The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance's north chapter is hosting University City Partners Executive Director Darlene Heater to discuss the latest real estate development projects happening in the University City area.

Charlotte Angel Fund Meeting

September 10, 5:30-8 p.m. @The Hurt Hub@Davidson

Join this meeting to learn more about the Charlotte Angel Fund and its contributions to early-stage companies in North Carolina. As CAF expands to the Lake Norman area, they invite Davidson students and the surrounding community to come and engage.

Charlotte PitchBreakfast

September 11, 8-10 a.m. @The Garage at Packard Place

Every month, a handful of Queen City-based companies headline Charlotte PitchBreakfast, pitching their products and services for a total of five minutes, after which they will answer questions from the audience and a panel of entrepreneurs and experts.

1 Million Cups Asheville

September 11, 9-10 a.m. @East Fork

Asheville's startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

Application Deadline: 3 Day Startup

September 11

3 Day Startup is a hands-on workshop where Davidson College students of any major can learn key entrepreneurial skills. The program is free, but prospective participants must apply by September 11 at 11:59 p.m.

Bunker Brews Wilmington: Getting REAL about Real Estate

September 12, 5-7 p.m. @Ironclad Brewery

For its next Bunker Brews event, Bunker Labs Wilmington is hosting a discussion on innovation in the real estate industry.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

September 12, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Idea Tap Davidson

September 12, 5:30-8 p.m. @Flywheel Coworking – Davidson

Held by Flywheel at the HurtHub@Davidson once a month, the Idea Tap Davidson event series offers local entrepreneurs the opportunity to share their ideas through short pitch sessions and network with like-minded innovators in the community.

UNCW AI Meetup

September 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @UNCW Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Every month this meetup group joins to discuss a hot topic in the artificial intelligence space. Join to hear insights and meet others in the Wilmington AI community.

Application Deadline: DHIT Startup Pitch Competition

September 13

DHIT is hosting its inaugural startup pitch competition at the 2019 DHIT Summit on November 13 in Durham. The organization welcomes early-stage healthcare startups to apply for the opportunity to pitch their products and services to a live audience. Applications are due at 5 p.m. EST.

Plant Molecular Biology Retreat

September 13-15 @Holiday Inn Resort, Wrightsville Beach

This annual weekend event includes research lectures, keynotes, networking and informal "chalk talks" from academic and corporate associates in the plant molecular biology field.

3 Day Startup

September 13-15 @Hurt Hub

3 Day Startup is a free, hands-on workshop where Davidson College students of any major can learn key entrepreneurial skills. Applications are due by September 11.

Imposter Syndrome: Strategies That Build Confidence

September 16, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Sheraton Charlotte Hotel

Charlotte Regional Business Alliance is hosting a discussion on imposter syndrome and ways to combat it. The featured speaker is Amy Wartham, director of corporate custom training at UNC Charlotte Continuing Education.

Energy Technology Series, Featuring Siemens Energy

September 16, 4:30-6 p.m. @UNC Charlotte – EPIC

Join this seminar to learn more about Siemens Energy's latest product innovations for renewable energy production.

Charlotte Cyber Security Summit

September 17, 7:45 a.m. – 6 p.m. @Westin Charlotte

The inaugural Charlotte Cyber Security Summit brings senior executives and information security experts together for a day of learning around cybersecurity issues.

TechTalks on Customer Data Regulations: Why It's Relevant to Your Business

September 17, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Advent Coworking

At this lunch and learn, experts will present their strategies for managing data privacy and ownership regulations.

Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Central Chapter Luncheon

September 17, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Red Line Club at Bojangles' Coliseum

The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance is hosting a panel with local executives leading the Queen City's sports industry.

Lunch & Learn: What's Reverse Mentoring & How Can It Help Me?

September 17, 12-1:30 p.m. @Charles Aris

Join Action Greensboro for a workshop on reverse mentoring, presented by Clemson Turregano, global director of the Center for Creative Leadership.

Gig East Meetup: Partner Series

September 17, 5:30-8 p.m. @The Lofts at Whirligig Station

At Gig East's next meetup, Barton College Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Gary Daynes will lead a panel discussion featuring representatives from Wilson Community College, Council of Governments, Wilson Academy of Applied Technology, ECU and UNCW.

RIoT XXXVII in Washington DC

September 17, 6-8 p.m. @Mindspace

RIoT is coming to Washington DC for its next regional innovation event. The program features a lineup of speakers, sponsor exhibits and talks on data security, network facility management, IT provisioning and more.

1 Million Cups Asheville

September 18, 9-10 a.m. @East Fork

Asheville's startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

Bunker Labs Charlotte Stakeholder Roundtable

September 18, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. @WeWork

As Bunker Labs expands to Charlotte, members and stakeholders in the startup/business community are invited to share their perspective on how to make the chapter a success. (Note: This is an invite-only event.)

Duke Energy Innovation Center Hosts Joules Accelerator Cohort 5 Kickoff

September 18, 5-7:30 p.m. @Duke Energy Innovation Center

Join the Joules Accelerator as it introduces its fifth cohort in Charlotte. Enjoy refreshments, network with peers and hear pitches from the program's class of startups.

Packard Place Public House

September 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Packard Place

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City's entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

Port City Young Professionals Networking Social

September 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @KBT Realty Group

Join Port City Young Professionals for an engaging evening networking event in Wilmington.

Charlotte Alliance Young Professionals Mixer

September 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Blackfinn Ameripub Ballantyne

Join the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance for the next Young Professionals networking event for local professionals. Registration is $5 in advance; $10 at the door.

Application Deadline: NCBiotech Translational Research Grant

September 18

The NC Biotech Center's Translational Research Grant program provides funding of up to $100,000 to aid in the commercial development of university-held life science inventions.

Lunch & Learn: Understanding Financial Statements

September 19, 12-1:30 p.m. @HQ Greensboro

At this lunch and learn, Stefano Rosic of CenterPoint CFO will lead a workshop showing how businesses can better review their monthly financial statements and manage their cash-flow.

Carolina FinTech Hub Meetup

September 19, 4-5 p.m. @Packard Place

Carolina Fintech Hub's September meetup includes a presentation from PayCLT on Real Time Payments (RTP). The discussion features insights from a panel of RTP experts.

Can Startups Raise Capital in Wilmington or Are You Fishing in the Desert?

September 19, 4-7 p.m. @Ironclad Brewery

For their next event, the Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington will feature a panel of North Carolina investors sharing their inside perspective on funding startups. The panelists include Rob Kaiser of VentureSouth, Bill Warner of IMAF RTP and Ken Janoski of the NC Biotech Center.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

September 19, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Tech Job Fair: Charlotte

September 20, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @NOAH's Event Venue

NC TECH's Job Fair series connects local tech talent to the companies and organizations looking to hire in the community.

Cape Fear Women in Tech Meetup 

September 24, 5:30-7 p.m. @tekMountain

Join Cape Fear Women in Tech for its next monthly networking meetup.

1 Million Cups Asheville

September 25, 9-10 a.m. @East Fork

Asheville's startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

PitchBreakfast Asheville

September 25, 9-10:30 a.m. @Asheville Social Hall

The monthly PitchBreakfast series provides a chance for seed-stage and early-stage tech startups to present five-minute test pitches and receive constructive comments from the audience and an expert panel.

Intro to the Startup Community

September 25, 5-7 p.m. @Serendipity Labs

Those unacquainted with the Queen City startup scene are invited to attend a free orientation to the community presented by Charlotte Inno. The event will offer attendees introductions and networking, along with connections to local resources, events, companies, programs, investors, and more. Snacks and drinks will be available.

ScaleUp WNC Pitch Event

September 25, 5:30-8:30 p.m. @Highland Brewing Event Center

At this event, founders in the recent cohort of Mountain BizWorks' ScaleUp program will be sharing their pitches with an audience of investors, entrepreneurs and community members.

Skookum Volcano Tour

September 26, 12-1 p.m. @Skookum Charlotte

Join an open tour of the Skookum office to get an introduction to the tech and ideas powering the community. The Skookum team will be available for any questions or comments participants may have. Lunch will be provided.

Velocity Creative Accelerator Demo Night

September 26, 5-7:30 p.m. @Wake Forest Biotech Place

Come see the 10 teams in the Center for Creative Economy's Velocity Creative Accelerator present their startups in front of a live audience in Winston-Salem. This event is free and open to the public.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

September 26, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Appalachian Clean Energy CLE Workshop

September 27, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. @App State, Plemmons Student Union

This full-day workshop provides attorneys and other legal professionals with knowledge on clean energy regulations, legislation and other policy initiatives facing North Carolina.

Headliners, part I: September calendar features 81 events across Triangle - WRAL Tech Wire

Posted: 02 Sep 2019 04:37 AM PDT

WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, panels, workshops, conferences, application deadlines and all things happening in the North Carolina startup world.

"The Headliners" is a multi-part weekly roundup of upcoming events to add to your calendar. To find out what's happening in cities outside of the Triangle, check out part two of the "Headliners" column. Another post highlights events in October. Meetups that occur regularly are listed here. If you'd like your event to be included, feel free to send me an email.

Check out a full range of events on TechWire's interactive calendar for more, along with our comprehensive resource guide for startups in the Triangle.

Here's our lineup of Triangle events through the end of September:

CEOCircle Raleigh-Durham: Peer to Peer Learning for Established Businesses

September 3, 9:30-11:30 a.m. @Boylan Executive Center

Bunker Labs RDU's CEOCircle helps local veteran small business owners and entrepreneurs to position their companies for future growth. This program is designed for businesses that are beyond the idea stage of development.

Downtown Techies Raleigh Happy Hour

September 3, 5-7 p.m. @Wye Hill Kitchen & Brewing

After a summer month off, Downtown Techies is back with another networking event in downtown Raleigh. Join to connect with fellow members of the tech community.

Raleigh Chamber/CPI Security First Responders Appreciation Breakfast

September 4, 7:30-9:30 a.m. @PNC Arena

Join Raleigh Chamber to celebrate first responders from several local agencies.

Cary Chamber Economic Development Meeting

September 4, 8-9 a.m. @Cary Chamber of Commerce

Cary Chamber is hosting a transportation-focused discussion with guest speaker Joe Milazzo, executive director of the Regional Transportation Alliance.

1 Million Cups RTP

September 4, 9-10 a.m. @5 LABS – Research Triangle Park

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitch event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups deliver their presentations.

UNC Sustainability Awards Gala

September 5

UNC's Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise is hosting an awards program to recognize an alumnus-founded North Carolina-based company that's incorporating sustainable practices into their business.

Raleigh Chamber Coffee with Leaders: Sepi Saidi

September 5, 7:30-9 a.m. @Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

Join Raleigh Chamber for a coffee social event with Sepi Saidi, president and CEO of SEPI Engineering & Construction. Registration is free for employees of member firms.

SMART Series: Energy-Efficient Buildings

September 5, 8-10 a.m. @RTP HQ

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster is hosting a group of experts who will share regional case studies showing how energy-efficient solutions are being put to use in government buildings. A panel and audience Q&A will follow the speakers' presentations.

Lunch & Learn: IoT Meets Rodent Traps

September 5, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

RIoT is hosting a lunch and learn with Gaëlle Fages and Michael Zimmermann, who will share how they led the development of Bayer's Remote Rodent Monitoring System using a LoRa-powered IoT solution.

Larger Than Life Science: 10,000-Foot View

September 5, 4-7 p.m. @The Chesterfield

Meet fellow entrepreneurs, get tips on growing your company and network with members of the life science community at the free Larger Than Life Science event series, presented by LaunchBio. This month, the event will feature new residents at BioLabs NC, discussions on recruiting talent and the state of entrepreneurship in North Carolina, and a session on drone technology.

Recruiting Technical Talent

September 5, 6:30-8 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

Tech Talent South Raleigh is hosting a workshop on how to stand out during the job search.

Triangle Tech Net

September 6, 7:30-10 a.m. @Family Legacy Financial Solutions

This free bimonthly event offers a space for local tech professionals to build connections and find potential job opportunities.

Get2Know NC TECH Webinar

September 6, 9-9:30 a.m.

This free monthly interactive webinar provides participants with an overview of NC TECH's activities, resources and member offerings.

Friday Force: Drive New Business with Social Media

September 6, 12-1:15 p.m. @Cary Chamber of Commerce

Learn how to build your following on different social media platforms at this workshop, hosted by the Cary Chamber of Commerce.

Application Deadline: NC IDEA SEED

September 9, 5 p.m.

The NC IDEA SEED grant program offers a select group of early-stage startups $50,000 in funding before they seek future investments. Recipients will also receive mentorship from NC IDEA and access to its network of investors and business leaders.

Application Deadline: NC IDEA MICRO

September 9, 5 p.m.

Applications are open for NC IDEA's MICRO grant program. Funding of up to $10,000 will be awarded to early-stage companies seeking to validate and further develop their ideas. Recipients will also receive mentorship from NC IDEA and access to its network.

Raleigh Chamber Business After Hours

September 9, 5:30-7 p.m. @Four Points by Sheraton Raleigh North

Join Raleigh Chamber at Four Points by Sheraton Raleigh North for an evening networking event with 100 members of the business community. This event is free for employees of Chamber member firms.

Black Communities: A Conference for Collaboration

September 9-11 @Carolina Theatre

The three-day Black Communities Conference features panel discussions, local tours, film screenings, workshops, keynotes and more programming aimed to foster collaboration among black communities.

Getting Gender Smart: Impact Investing with a Gender Lens

September 9-11 @Duke Fuqua School of Business

This two-day course hosted by Duke's CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing focuses on deploying capital for women and girls, covering topics including fund and deal selection, impact management and portfolio improvement.

Pendomonium

September 9-11 @Raleigh Convention Center

Presented by Raleigh-based Pendo, Pendomonium is an annual conference that showcases the process behind developing great software.

Triangle BABCNC Technology & Economic Development Panel

September 10, 8-10:30 a.m. @Mayton Inn

NC TECH, the Triangle British American Business Council and the Organization of Women in International Trade-Greater Triangle are hosting a panel of experts for a discussion on technology's role in economic development.

UNC IE Bagel Breakfast Social

September 10, 9:30-10:30 a.m. @UNC Institute for the Environment

UNC's Institute for the Environment hosts a monthly breakfast inviting a guest speaker to discuss their latest research and projects.

Downtown Techies Durham Happy Hour

September 10, 5-7 p.m. @Tobacco Road Sports Cafe

Downtown Techies Durham is back with another happy hour event this month in the Bull City. Join to connect with fellow members of the tech community.

Triangle Biotech Tuesday

September 10, 5:15-7:30 p.m. @5 Laboratory Drive

Triangle Biotech Tuesday, a monthly event series, connects scientific professionals across the Research Triangle area.

Pints & Pitches Chapel Hill

September 10, 6-7:30 p.m. @The Pit Chapel Hill

Join Chapel Hill Economic Development for appetizers and networking with local entrepreneurs, startup teams, freelancers and professionals. Attendees can pitch their business ideas.

Funders & Founders Connect 

September 10, 6-8 p.m. @WeWork Durham.ID

WeWork is hosting a networking event and discussion with Bull City Venture Partners General Partner David Jones. Join to grow your network and learn more about the VC-founder relationship.

Angel Capital Association Southeast Regional Meeting

September 10-11 @Research Triangle Park

The Angel Capital Association, RTP Capital Associates and The Launch Place are hosting an event featuring workshops and keynotes covering regional entrepreneurial ecosystem building, models of angel investing, the dynamics of investor networks and investment syndication.

Lunch & Learn: Why IP Strategy Matters

September 11, 12-1 p.m. @Smashing Boxes

At this lunch and learn, SotoIP Cofounder and Patent Attorney John Sotomayor will cover the factors startups need to consider when protecting their intellectual property.

Big Launch Challenge

September 11, 1:30-6 p.m. @RTP HQ

This year's Big Launch Challenge will be held at the Angel Capital Association's Southeast Regional Meeting. Ten select startups will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to investors and potentially land funding from The Launch Place's pre-seed and seed funds. The first-place winner will receive $15,000; second-place will receive $5,000.

On the Menu: Body Language – Building Rapport

September 12, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. @The Frontier

RTP Frontier is hosting a workshop on non-verbal cues and signals. Participants can learn how their body language can influence an interaction for better or worse. Lunch will be provided.

Lunch & Learn: Data in the Driver's Seat

September 12, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

Join Klarrio and RIoT for a meetup covering the Data Services Hub (DSH) traffic streaming data platform.

WIB-RTP: Young Women In Bio Presents Biogen's 'Back to School' Event

September 12, 3:45-6 p.m. @Biogen

At this career-focused event, students will participate in hands-on experiments and tours with female biotech professionals at Biogen. Pizza will be served.

Digital Therapeutics: Software as Treatment

September 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m. @Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

UNC's Office of Technology Commercialization is hosting a seminar on the state of the digital therapeutics industry, presented by Sarah Jackson and Carly Levin of Click Therapeutics.

Entrepalooza

September 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @NC State Talley Student Union, Stafford Commons

Join Entrepalooza to check out the latest innovative projects, ventures and initiatives being launched by NC State students, faculty and alumni.

WIB-RTP: Demystifying Entrepreneurship

September 12, 6-8 p.m. @NC Biotech Center

Women in Bio-RTP is hosting a panel of local female founders and business owners for a discussion on starting a business, creating a business plan and attracting funding. Food and drinks provided.

How Gender Bias Affects How We Decide & Connect

September 12, 6-8 p.m. @The Umstead

Ellevate's Triangle chapter is hosting a talk on gender bias and its impact on professional relationships. The session will be led by Dr. Elizabeth Dickinson, clinical associate professor of management and corporate communication at UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Innovate Carolina Network Forum: Innovation by Design

September 13, 9-11 a.m. @The Carolina Inn

Join UNC Chapel Hill Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz to hear his vision and strategies for boosting the university's role as an innovation-driven institution. Light breakfast will be served.

Accelerating the Circular Economy (Epsilon Eta + Institute for the Environment)

September 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. @UNC Frank Porter Graham Student Union Auditorium

UNC's Institute for the Environment is hosting a panel covering how circular economy practices can be incorporated into supply chains. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Application Deadline: DHIT Startup Pitch Competition

September 13

DHIT is hosting its inaugural startup pitch competition at the 2019 DHIT Summit on November 13 in Durham. The organization welcomes early-stage healthcare startups to apply for the opportunity to pitch their products and services to a live audience. Applications are due at 5 p.m. EST.

Kaleidoscope Biz Fest

September 14, 12-7 p.m. @Rhythms Live Music Hall

The Kaleidoscope Women's Entrepreneurship Festival features dietary-conscious food, a diverse lineup of speakers, a yoga session and a vendor showcase.

Black Entrepreneurship Week

September 16-20

Shaw University's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center is hosting a full week of insightful talks, panels and other events across downtown Raleigh to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the Triangle community. More details here.

CED Network Meetup

September 17, 5:30-7 p.m. @HQ@Centennial

Council for Entrepreneurial Development members are invited to an evening of networking every quarter. Light appetizers and beverages will be served.

RIoT XXXVII in Washington DC

September 17, 6-8 p.m. @Mindspace

RIoT is coming to Washington DC for its next regional innovation event. The program features a lineup of speakers, sponsor exhibits and talks on data security, network facility management, IT provisioning and more.

ImBlackInTech Monthly Mixer Series

September 17, 6-7:30 p.m. @American Underground

ImBlackInTech's monthly mixer event convenes the local entrepreneurial community in support of the growth of founders and professionals of color in the Triangle's tech startup ecosystem.

Less Hustle, More Flow: Improving Your Entrepreneurial Efficiency

September 17, 6-8 p.m. @Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

Next up in its Back Business Momentum seminar series, Raleigh Chamber will host a workshop covering business workflows, time management, optimizing productivity and more.

Empowering Women Together Monthly Meeting

September 18, 9:30-11:30 a.m. @First Flight Venture Center

Empowering Women Together's September meetup features a talk on small wins and progress-oriented mindset.

Ag Tech Professional Forum

September 18, 4-7 p.m. @NC Biotech Center

This event convenes local ag tech entrepreneurs, professionals and leaders for an evening of networking and engagement outside of the traditional workplace environment.

Digital Health Happy Hour

September 18, 5-7 p.m. @HQ Gateway

DHIT's free networking event comes to HQ Raleigh's new Gateway location this month. Join to connect with fellow entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders over craft beers.

You Can Be a Photographer: Photography for Marketing

September 18, 5-8:30 p.m. @First Flight Venture Center

In this workshop, students will learn about the different types of photography and editing components. They'll also be able to tour Hangar6, a prototyping and design space in RTP.

TiE-RIoT PitchFest

September 18, 6-9 p.m. @RTP HQ

RIoT and TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) have partnered for a pitch event featuring presentations from select female founders in the Triangle.

Application Deadline: NCBiotech Translational Research Grant

September 18

The NC Biotech Center's Translational Research Grant program provides funding of up to $100,000 to aid in the commercial development of university-held life science inventions.

Triangle TechBreakfast

September 19, 8-10 a.m. @RTP Headquarters

Developers, designers, startups and tech enthusiasts are invited to join this monthly meetup for free networking over breakfast, plus a series of showcase presentations.

Emperor's New Clothes: Digital Transformation Within IT

September 19, 9-10:45 a.m. @WeWork Durham.ID

NC TECH is hosting a discussion on how businesses can adopt emerging technology to improve their internal IT operations.

Informing Innovation

September 19, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. @Hamner Conference Center

Hosted by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center's Life Science Intelligence program, this event covers resources for accessing, understanding and managing market reports, literature and data.

AMA Triangle: Beyond Social Media – Using Data to Engage Millennials & GenZ

September 19, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Brier Creek Country Club

For AMA Triangle's next meeting, Mockingbird Lab Founder Lucy Caldwell will present a talk on how brands can better engage with members of the Millennial and GenZ generations.

RTP180: Medical Devices

September 19, 5-7:30 p.m. @The Frontier

Join RTP Frontier and five local experts for a panel about innovations in the medical industry, including IoT devices, hospital sensors, cancer treatment, cannabis, drones and more.

RTCC Cleantech Innovators' Networking

September 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Duke Energy

Join the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster to welcome the newest class of cleantech startups in the Joules Accelerator. Come meet the startups, hear their pitches and network with peers over drinks.

Bunker Brews Raleigh-Durham: LinkedIn for Entrepreneurs

September 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @American Underground (@Main)

For this month's Bunker Brews event, Bunker Labs RDU is hosting an informative seminar with Army veteran and LinkedIn expert Calvin Johnson.

Raleigh Chamber Annual Meeting Day

September 20, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. @Raleigh Convention Center

Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is hosting a full-day annual meeting featuring panels with successful entrepreneurs, networking and a business showcase.

Triangle Tech Net

September 20, 7:30-10 a.m. @Family Legacy Financial Solutions

This free bimonthly event offers a space for local tech professionals to build connections and find potential job opportunities.

Duke Law Tech Lab Demo Day

September 20 @Duke I&E Bullpen

Duke University's Law Tech Lab will graduate its latest cohort with a special demo day. Join to hear about the group's innovations in legal technology.

NC Chamber Health Care Conference

September 20 @Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center

North Carolina Chamber's annual Health Care Conference brings together industry leaders for a day of discussion surrounding value-driven healthcare.

Civic Camp

September 20-21 @Red Hat Annex and Artspace

This annual event is a space for citizens, businesses and government representatives to innovate and launch community development projects.

Designing Mobile Apps

September 21, 2-5 p.m. @Willow Tree

In this TechGirlz event, students will work in teams to form a mobile app idea, develop a project concept and present it for feedback.

Brunch with an Innovative Bunch 

September 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. @BLUE- Carmichael Residence Hall

At this brunch event, Innovate Carolina will present a rundown of resources available to UNC students interested in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Black Founders Exchange

September 22-27 @American Underground

Run in partnership with Google for Startups, Black Founders Exchange is a week-long immersive accelerator program for Black founders in Durham's startup community.

Application Deadline: Duke Incubation Fund

September 23

The Duke Incubation Fund provides several grants of up to $20,000 for innovators with promising projects in the idea-stage.

UNC University Research Week

September 23-27 @UNC Chapel Hill

UNC Chapel Hill's annual University Research Week is a chance for all campus departments to host activities promoting research in their area of study.

Midtown Techies: Meet Your Neighbors in Tech

September 24, 7-9 p.m. @Fox and Hound

Bring your ideas and opinions to the next Midtown Techies meetup. Events are held on the last Tuesday of every month.

North Carolina's Emerging Leaders

September 24-25 @NC Chamber Office, Raleigh

The second class of NC Chamber's Emerging Leaders program will present several talks on professional development and leadership at this two-day event.

Duke Digital Health Day

September 25, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. @Trent Semans Center

Duke University's Mobile App Gateway is hosting a full-day conference covering "Digital Health Across the Lifespan." Lunch will be provided.

ProductCampRTP Fall 2019 Conference

September 25, 5-9 p.m. @NCSU Hunt Library

The 11th annual ProductCampRTP Fall Conference will feature a night of networking and discussion focused on the 50-year anniversary of the Moon landing.

'Where Do I Fit?' Workshop

September 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @1789 Venture Lab

1789 is hosting a workshop on personality differences. Participants will take an assessment and learn how to match their personality, skills and interests with different roles in the startup world.

Invest in Cures & Rare Disease Forum

September 25-26 @NC Biotech Center

LaunchBio, UNC's Catalyst for Rare Diseases, the Rare Disease InfoHub and NCBiotech are partnering to hold a two-day forum focused on nonprofit disease foundation investments in rare disease therapeutics.

Black Wall Street: Homecoming

September 25-27 in Downtown Durham

This annual conference brings the startup community together for a three-day experience celebrating diverse, multicultural entrepreneurs and investors in Durham.

Lunch with Venture for America

September 26, 12:30-3:30 p.m. @UNC Chapel Hill, Carmichael Hall (Blue Makerspace)

UNC student entrepreneurs: Join this event to meet a Venture for America representative and learn how to pitch your startup.

RTCC Members-Only Breakfast Series

September 27, 8-9 a.m. @PowerAmerica

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster is launching a members-only networking breakfast series. The inaugural event will feature a talk from Regional Transportation Alliance Executive Director Joe Millazzo. Breakfast will be provided.

Robot Rumble

September 27, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. @The Frontier

NC TECH's Robot Rumble is a corporate team-building experience that will bring the tech sector together in a competition to benefit FIRST North Carolina's robotics programming and NC TECH's Betsy Y. Justus Founders Scholarship.

Art of Cool Festival

September 27-29 in Downtown Durham

Join the sixth annual Art of Cool Festival held in Downtown Durham. Jill Scott and Run DMC will headline this year's program.

Application Deadline: StudioDuke

September 29

Presented by Duke I&E, Duke Entertainment, Media & Arts Network and Duke Arts, StudioDuke is a two-semester lab and mentorship program for undergraduate, graduate and professional students who are developing creative projects.

NCBiotech Jobs Network: Structured Networking

September 30, 12:30-2:30 p.m. @NC Biotech Center

This event, hosted by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, helps attendees practice and grow their networking skills and expand their professional networks.

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