This experience lasts a full academic year and focuses on equipping you with the confidence, competence, knowledge and networks necessary to lead an extraordinary life, build healthy teams, and launch a successful venture.  

Why Apply ?



A+ Mentors

Fellows will receive mentorship and guidance from their Fellowship Sponsoring Partner. These Sponsoring Partners are all seasoned entrepreneurs themselves. Each Fellow will get customized feedback sessions with diverse groups of experts tailored to specific issues his or her venture or initiative is facing.




Learning Resources

Fellows will receive support from the North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center with monthly meetings as well as leadership training and development including a weekend retreat. Additionally, Fellows have access to resource providers and professional development at HQ Raleigh, HQ Charlotte, HQ Greensboro and at UNC-Greensboro.




During the program, Fellows will build a diverse network of connections in the Triad, Triangle, and nationally. Membership at HQ Greensboro, HQ Raleigh, and HQ Charlotte, North Carolinian entrepreneurial workspaces, will enhance these connections, as will community outreach.