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Entrepreneurship Clinic, Poole College of Management

Apply for Andrews Launch Accelerator by April 16


Dear Poole College students,


Do you have a startup idea or would like to turn a side hustle into a profitable full-time job? NC State is here to help!


Apply for the NC State Andrews Launch Accelerator offered through the NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic by April 16, 2021.


We provide founders with funding, resources and guidance to take your startup to the next level.


Learn more and apply >>

Eligibility & Deadline

NC State juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent alumni (up to 5 years) are eligible to apply. Not eligible yet? Work on your business concept in the meantime and plan to apply next year. 

About the Program

  • During our 14-weeks summer program, you will work on your business concepts and build companies. 
  • The program is structured with learning modules that steer companies in the right direction.
  • Each module covers key entrepreneurial topics such as customer discovery, product development and fundraising.
  •  The modules end with our Demo Day where companies get to pitch to the top investors in the Raleigh-Durham area.

Program Perks

In addition to non-dilutive capital, grant recipients may receive the following:

  • $10,000 in Amazon Web Services credits
  • $3,000 in Google Cloud credits
  • Pro bono legal services (corporate structure & documentation)
  • Pro bono accounting services (corporate accounting setup)
  • Access to banking relationships
  • Access to angel investment & venture capital networks
  • Mentorship
  • Talent acquisition/recruiting services
  • Access to the NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic space


If you're a student who is working on an idea, business, or side-hustle and would like to pursue it full-time, the Andrews Launch Accelerator is here for you. 


If I can answer any of your questions, don't hesitate to reach out to me at gabe_gonzalez@ncsu.edu.




Gabe Gonzalez Orta

Program Manager, Entrepreneurship Clinic

NC State Poole College of Management
Nelson Hall2801 Founders Drive
RaleighNorth Carolina