Featured Event

August 8, 2017
Charlotte NC IDEA Preparation August 16 Session Information

Don’t be shy about funding! Join NC IDEA and Ventureprise for the $50,000 Seed Grant Prep Session.  When: 8/16/17, 6pm-8pm Location: Portal Building (Room 242), 9319 Robert D…


Latest News

February 17, 2017
Ventureprise Names Laura Smailes as Assistant Director

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Nov. 27, 2017- Ventureprise has hired Laura Smailes as Assistant Director to expand community outreach for NC IDEA recruitment and program management of initiatives to strengthen entrepreneurship at UNC Charlotte and the region. 


Board of Directors

Our Strength is the Collaboration of Leaders Representing the Region

Ventureprise, Inc. is anchored at UNC Charlotte and governed by a board of directors.

ventureprise board of directors 


Elizabeth Hardin
Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, UNC Charlotte


Robert G. Wilhelm, Ph.D
Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, UNC Charlotte