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Being at Carolina over the past year, I’ve learned to not be afraid to look for opportunities and make the best use of them. We been able to take advantage of a lot of opportunities and events as well as great mentor programs.
Kush Jain, co-founder of QUVI
We believe that ideas are the currency of a better tomorrow. … Inklings of new possibilities born in Chapel Hill turn into innovative pathways that improve the lives of millions of people.
Judith Cone, vice chancellor for innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development
Carolina sophomores Kenechukwu Uwajeh and Sherrod Crum founded the Black Entrepreneurs Initiative to promote, develop and connect Black student-entrepreneurs at Carolina.
Learn more about 1789
1789 is Carolina's central hub of innovation. The space on Franklin Street and its student community combine mentorship and workshops with working space and a collaborative setting to help Tar Heels develop the skills to be entrepreneurs and innovators.
Learn more about CUBE
The CUBE is Carolina’s social innovation incubator at the Campus Y, where students and faculty tackle pressing social and environmental issues. Since 2013, the program's 70 social ventures have raised more than $6 million and made a positive difference in the lives of more than 120,000 people.