Solar Decathlon National Competition

October 14, 2013

The Department of Energy is sponsoring a "Solar Decathlon" national competition. Students and faculty within UNC Charlotte's College of Arts & Architecture, College of Engineering and College of Business who have been involved in this competition have developed a net-zero energy, solar-powered home called UrbanEden.  This urban house, designed for young professionals or empty-nesters, has a strong connection between indoor and outdoor living areas.  The house is designed for the city of Charlotte.

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C5 Insight Named One Of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine

August 27, 2013

C5 Insight has been named one of the nation's fastest-growing private companies by Inc. Magazine.  This exclusive ranking is given only to U.S. based, privately held, independent, for-profit companies with significant percentage revenue growth.  Curtis Hughes, Managing Partner of C5 Insight stated, "We feel extremely humbled, blessed and honored to be recognized alongside such an impressive group of organizations.  Of course, this would not be possible without the amazing team that we have here.  Every single individual on our team serves each other and our clients tirelessly, and receiving national recognition of the hard work is a great validation that what we are doing makes a difference."

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Charlotte Venture Challenge 2017 Competition Announced

February 3, 2017

The Charlotte Venture Challenge innovation competition will highlight successful customer discovery by emerging North Carolina startups. The competition, now in its 16th year, will expand to three events held in the Spring, Summer, and Fall.