May 13, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

A conference celebrating failure. Details TBD.

State of Technology Conference

May 15, 2015

Sheraton Imperial Hotel
4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC 27703

The event will open with a keynote from a top global IBM executive, John Kelly, SVP of Solutions Portfolio & Research, who will share how organizations are driving transformation through the integration of big data, cloud, ecommerce, mobility, security and social technologies. Six breakout sessions will follow, each focusing on how one of these topics impacts process improvement, along with how it integrates with the others. An impressive lineup of leaders will be featured from companies including Bandwidth, BlueCross and BlueShield of NC, Credit Suisse, Red Hat, Samsung, Thomson Reuters and more. For a complete list of speakers by breakout session, visit

ThinkHouse 2015 Deadline

May 16, 2015

ThinkHouse Raleigh
410 Cutler Street, Raleigh NC 27603

If you’re a young entrepreneur looking to take your business to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. Fill out this application to be considered for the 2015 ThinkHouse class. The ship leaves harbor on August 1st. Early application* deadline is March 1st, with final applications due May 15th.

NC DataPalooza

May 16, 2015

American Underground at Main
201 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701

NC DataPalooza returns to the Triangle on May 16th with the DataJam Kickoff! This is open to everyone and anyone who wishes to participate. Come share your talent for entrepreneurship, programming, design and put your skills to work for civic good.

ExitEvent May 2015 Startup Social

May 18, 2015

American Underground at Main
201 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701

The ExitEvent Startup Social is an entrepreneur and investor-only anti-networking event with no agenda except what you want to get out of it. We rotate locations monthly in Durham, Raleigh, Cary, Charlotte, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and sometimes elsewhere. No selling, no speeches, no nametags, no BS. But there are free drinks.

Triangle Tech Breakfast May 2015

May 21, 2015

American Underground Classroom at American Tobacco Campus
334 Blackwell Street, Suite B012, Durham NC 27701

Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell / show-case style presentations. And yes, this is free! Thank our sponsors when you see them :)

Redress Eco-fashion and Textiles Conference 2015

May 30, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

Redress connects and champions eco-conscious designers and companies through event planning, marketing, and an active membership network. We energize people and encourage them to take action in their own lives by actively thinking about their purchasing decisions and providing them access to amazing eco-designers. Redress envisions a world where eco-fashion is no longer a high-end ‘trend’ or a mass-market greenwash, but rather an accessible option to most people. It is our goal to be a catalyst for change within the mainstream fashion and textiles industry, making it more environmentally and socially responsible.

Triangle TechBreakfast

June 19, 2015

12 Davis Dr Durham, NC 27709

Want an opportunity to hear from the region's best investors? Want an opportunity to pitch in front of your peers and investors? And meet investors 1:1? We're bringing this awesome event to Triangle for the first time! Get a chance to meet with investors, engage with investors on two panels on VC and investing, 2 Lightning Rounds, and a Venture Fair where you get a chance for some 1:1 with the investors there. We'll have many awesome Venture Capital (VC) and Angel Investors there answering your questions on what is VC, the process for getting VC, what investors look for, and more. Plus a chance to tell your story and meet with some of the investors 1:1.

IDEA Pitch June

July 17, 2015

American Underground at Main
201 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701

Have an idea or high-tech startup you want to pitch? Would you like to pitch to one of the Southeast’s most active seed and early stage venture capital firms? Then join the IDEA Fund Partners team for IDEA Pitch! Whether you’re seeking to raise capital, network or cold call, it’s essential that you have a descriptive, concise and well rehearsed elevator pitch. Come, listen and learn what investors are looking for in an elevator pitch from our team of active investment professionals. IDEA Pitch, held bimonthly, enables entrepreneurs to meet our team and have the opportunity to pitch their high-tech idea or startup.