Created to inspire, connect, encourage and support students and entrepreneurs, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center provides existing and aspiring business owners in Southeast Raleigh and beyond with space to think and meet – a place to nurture and develop their ideas into growing companies. Members can find resources to finance their ventures and build skills necessary to support a growing business.
The IEC is a partnership between Shaw University and Carolina Small Business Development Fund.
Knowledge sharing unlocks potential.
Through our hands-on curriculum, the IEC provides programs designed to deliver a practical experience to enhance the entrepreneurial, intrapreneurial and innovative minds of our community.
The IEC's programs equip our community with the tools needed to build sustainable ventures. Companies built for today and tomorrow – companies that will generate jobs and improve community impact.
The most brilliant ideas are brought to life when people share ideas. The IEC brings together visionaries, doers and go-getters. Use our tools and space to help your team win!