Calendar headliners in the Triangle: What’s happening as August comes to a close

WRAL TechWire retains tabs on the newest and biggest meetups, panels, workshops, conferences, utility deadlines and all issues happening in the North Carolina startup/tech world.

Following is a record of August occasions in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the larger Triangle space. Many occasions will probably be held in particular person as organizers are returning to stay occasions.

Application Deadline: Big Launch Challenge 2021

August 16

For this 12 months’s Big Launch Challenge in October, the Launch Place is teaming up with Angel Capital Association’s Angel University to host a two-day studying and networking occasion for angel traders and entrepreneurs. The occasion will culminate in the Launch Place’s annual pitch competitors, in which startups current their merchandise/providers for a likelihood to win $15,000. Pitch purposes are open now. More TechWire coverage here.

Application Deadline: MEDx High-Risk, High-Impact Challenge

August 16

Duke MEDx’s High-Risk, High-Impact Challenge supplies seed funding—up to three awards starting from $25,000-$50,000—to early profession researchers for interdisciplinary initiatives tackling issues associated to human well being.

CIO + IT Executive Roundtable

August 17, 7:45-9 a.m. (on-line)

In this digital session, CISOs, VPs and director-level tech leaders at NC TECH member corporations will talk about related subjects and finest practices in their area.

CISO + IT Security Roundtable

August 17, 7:45-9 a.m. (on-line)

This on-line assembly convenes CISOs, VPs and director-level IT safety leaders from NC TECH member corporations. A roundtable dialogue will give attention to subjects related to the area.

Raleigh Chamber Professional Women’s Luncheon

August 17, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Raleigh Chamber’s subsequent quarterly Professional Women’s Luncheon occasion will focus on the subject: “Gender Equity at Home Will Lead to a More Equitable Workplace.”

NCBiotech Animal Health & Nutrition Forum

August 17, 4:30-7 p.m. @NCBiotech (and on-line)

This month’s Animal Health and Nutrition Forum will function informative talks from Xingen Lei of Cornell University’s Department of Animal Science and Liz Koutsos of EnviroFlight.

DEIS Launch Party & Open House

August 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. @Raleigh Founded (Warehouse Location)

Join this occasion to be taught extra about UNC’s upcoming DEI Solutions (DEIS) Certificate Program, what subjects are included in the course, and the advantages of the certification. Attendees may even hear from prime leaders who’re incorporating DEI options in their corporations.

1 Million Cups RTP

August 18, 9-10 a.m. (on-line)

1 Million Cups, offered by Kauffman, is a weekly casual pitch occasion for the startup neighborhood. Join without cost espresso and entrepreneurial assist as native startups ship their displays.

Lunch & Learn: RootShape – Data from the Dirt

August 18, 12-1 p.m. @RIoT Labs

Join this lunch and be taught to hear about how devices are used in purposes to acquire time sequence root information, the challenges related to the evaluation of those pictures, and the way IoT applied sciences might help enhance these processes.

NCSEA Making Energy Work Webinar Series

August 18, 2 p.m. (on-line)

The NC Sustainable Energy Association is internet hosting its Making Energy Work webinar series all through the spring and summer season. This session will give attention to power effectivity.

National AgTech Forum

August 18, 4-5:30 p.m. @NCBiotech and on-line

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center, along with AgLaunch and AgStart, is internet hosting a sequence of month-to-month occasions with specialists sharing their views on key agtech business subjects. This month’s session, centered round the subject of cybersecurity, will probably be held in a hybrid format.

Women in Tech Webinar: FearLess, Speak More

August 19, 9-10 a.m. (on-line)

NC TECH is internet hosting a webinar with voice and talking professional Martha Gleason, who will provide presentation methods to provide help to enhance your talking affect.

Cary Chamber Sports Alliance

August 19, 12-1 p.m. @Cary Chamber of Commerce

Cary Chamber’s subsequent Sports Alliance occasion will function Ted Reese, founding father of the Atlantic Tire Championships.

TriWiSTEM Women Investors Event

August 19, 12-1 p.m. (on-line)

In this TriWISTEM webinar, Fidelity specialists will provide the viewers suggestions and instruments on how to make investments in their monetary future. Topics embrace budgeting, saving and managing debt, planning for short-term and long-term targets, figuring out the proper asset allocation, and extra.

EDPNC Workshop: How TikTok Can Help Small Businesses Attract Customers

August 19, 1-2 p.m. (on-line)

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina is teaming up with TikTok to host a digital occasion displaying the state’s small companies how to entice extra prospects and develop their income by way of the in style video-sharing platform.

Cary Chamber Business After Hours

August 19, 5-7 p.m.

Cary Chamber’s Business After Hours sequence is a approach for native enterprise leaders and professionals to community with friends over appetizers and drinks.

RTP180: Digital Marketing

August 19, 5-7:15 p.m. @Frontier RTP (Building 800)

This month’s RTP180 occasion will cowl all issues digital advertising and marketing. Panelists embrace Laurie Gavitt-Smith of RTI International, Morgan Weston of the Research Triangle Foundation of NC, Allison Chaney of Duke University, Mike Althoff of Keen Decision Systems, Pashara Black of Egnyte and Tivi Jones of Hey Awesome Girl.

Black Tech Investors Launch Party & Open House

August 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. @Provident1898

Join this occasion to hear from each seasoned traders and on a regular basis folks on investing in Black-founded corporations and enterprise funds. Attendees will find out about the UNC Entrepreneurship Center’s upcoming Black Technology Ecosystem Investors course, what the classes will appear like, the advantages of the BTEI certification, and extra.

‘NewCo’ Series: Taysha Gene Therapies

August 20, 12-1 p.m. (on-line)

The North Carolina Life Science Virtual Networking Group is internet hosting a dialog with Taysha Gene Therapies CTO Frederick Porter, who will share perception into what the firm is bringing to North Carolina.

Cultivating Relationships in an Ever-Changing World

August 24, 9-10 a.m. (on-line)

NC TECH is internet hosting a digital workshop overlaying alternative ways to make helpful enterprise connections and construct relationships. The session will probably be led by Lynne Garrison of Garrison Consulting.

NCBIO Roadmap to Diversity in Life Sciences Series

August 24, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (on-line)

The North Carolina Biosciences Organization (NCBIO) is internet hosting a digital panel dialogue on how to interact a numerous workforce in the life science business.

1 Million Cups RTP

August 25, 9-10 a.m. (on-line)

1 Million Cups, offered by Kauffman, is a weekly casual pitch occasion for the startup neighborhood. Join without cost espresso and entrepreneurial assist as native startups ship their displays.

The Product Launch: Learning to Prototype

August 25, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (on-line)

In this digital occasion, First Flight Venture Center will cowl the execs and cons of various fabrication strategies, together with mass manufacturing strategies.

Application Deadline: NCBiotech Translational Research Grant

August 25, 12 p.m.

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s Translational Research Grant program supplies funding for initiatives exploring/creating business purposes for university-held life science innovations. Applications are stay for the first funding cycle of 2022.

Lunch & Learn: Regulatory Doc Control Best Practices

August 25, 1-2 p.m. (on-line)

Join this digital lunch and be taught session to hear finest practices on how to introduce efficiencies into your present compliance processes.

Raleigh Chamber Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Conference

August 25-26 (on-line)

Join Raleigh Chamber for a two-day digital convention overlaying variety, fairness and inclusion subjects. Keynote audio system embrace Stedman Graham of S. Graham and Associates and Bo Young Lee of Uber.

C-Suite Perspectives

August 27, 8:30-10 a.m. @The Umstead Hotel and Spa

This month’s Raleigh Chamber C-Suite Perspectives occasion will function Paul Rea, senior vice chairman of BASF’s agricultural options North America unit.

Triangle Tech Net

August 27, 11:30 a.m. (on-line)

This free bi-monthly occasion gives a house for native tech professionals to construct connections and discover potential job alternatives.

NCWorks Orange County Southern Hospitality Hiring Series

August 27, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. @Europa Center in Chapel Hill

This summer season, NCWorks of Orange County is internet hosting a series of hiring events that includes native eating places, lodges, craft brewing corporations, caterers, venues and extra hospitality business employers.

Application Deadline: NC IDEA MICRO and NC IDEA SEED Grants

August 30

NC IDEA supplies grant alternatives for promising startups prepared to enter their subsequent stage of development. Applications are stay for the subsequent spherical of MICRO and SEED funding. MICRO awards small grants of $10,000 to early-stage corporations wanting to validate and advance their concepts, whereas SEED gives $50,000 grants to corporations with a confirmed idea. More TechWire coverage here.

Tech & Tax: Ever Changing & Converging

August 31, 9-10 a.m. (on-line)

NC TECH is internet hosting a panel of tax specialists to talk about the newest tax legislative panorama, tax impacts on the cellular workforce, latest merger and acquisition developments, international tax updates, and extra.

Downtown Techies Happy Hours @Midtown

August 31, 7-9 p.m. @Fox and Hound

Bring your concepts and opinions to the subsequent Midtown Techies meetup. Events are held on the final Tuesday of each month.

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