Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The Latest

  • Robots, remote work and regional inequality

    Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise research found that increasing automation and the swift move to remote work due to COVID-19 are contributing to growing economic inequalities in the U.S. and Europe.

  • Innovation with purpose

    Carolina’s sixth strategic initiative — Serve to Benefit Society — takes an entrepreneurial approach to solving the most challenging problems here and around the world.

  • VC Judith Cone retiring in April

    She created Innovate Carolina, a pan-university environment where innovators could thrive and develop new ideas to solve the most pressing problems in North Carolina and around the world.

  • Helping students and startups find their potential

    UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Associate Professor Mahka Moeen studies the co-evolution of entrepreneurial firms and emerging industries.

  • Cultivating a community for entrepreneurs

    Sophomores Kenechukwu Uwajeh and Sherrod Crum founded the Black Entrepreneurs Initiative to promote, develop and connect Black student-entrepreneurs at Carolina.

  • Mobilizing wellness

    Wake County residents who face health or financial crises now have an easier road to healthier lives: the Mobile Health Clinic led by UNC School of Nursing faculty.

  • Carolina holiday gift guide

    The UNC Entrepreneurship Center curated a collection of possible holiday gifts from businesses started and run by current Carolina students.

  • 8 current talent challenges

    Several key ideas for maintaining a healthy, productive work environment emerged during UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School virtual roundtables this semester.

  • From economics course to entrepreneurial experience

    Carolina’s “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course gives students a safe zone to learn, practice and experiment with entrepreneurial skills as they develop innovative ventures.

  • The hottest toy of 2020 is a couch

    Three Carolina alumni founded Nugget Comfort, a children’s furniture company whose play couch has become one of the most sought-after gifts this holiday season.