Carolina Challenge

2016 Carolina Challenge Competition: 

Apply now to join the 2015-2016 Carolina Challenge Core Team!

We are looking for innovative students with diverse interests across campus to join our Core Team and help coordinate this exciting program and competition.  If you are interested, please follow the link below to apply.

The application deadline is Sunday, August 30 at 11:59 PM.

Check out who participated last academic year!

2015 Carolina Challenge Competition:

What a year! Thank you to 100+ teams that competed, we hope to see you and new ventures this Fall 2015 for the Carolina Challenge Pitch Party!

Past Events:

Thurs 3/26/15: Carolina Challenge Finals @ The Carolina Inn, 5:45pm-7:45pm

Congratulations to our winning teams! We awarded 22 team prizes, an all-time record!

For-Profit: 1st) OpenOceans; 2nd) Buddy’s; 3rd) Legal Stats; 4th)WolfRam Innovations; 5th)Felony Fantasy League; 6th)Thrill Financial; 7th)Morphood; 8th)Appetite; 9th)Clutch Lotion; 10th)Lobostim

Social/Non-Profit: 1st)Succeed; 2nd)Seal the Seasons; 3rd)Native Beverage Company; 4th)Easy Meals; 5th)SinoTelescope; 6th)Sonder Market

Alumni/Faculty/Grad/Staff: 1st)Tom and Jenny’s; 2)U Connection; 3rd)SIRS Vision; 4th)Stetho Barrier; 5th)Bounty Miner; 6th)Volumetric

Watch the replay:

Wed 3/4/15: Semi-Finals @ Kenan-Flagler Business School, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Congratulations to our teams advancing to the Finals!

For-Profit: Buddy’s, Felony Fantasy League, Legal Stats, OpenOceans, WolfRam Innovations

Social/Non-Profit: Native Beverage Company, Seal the Seasons, Succeed

Alumni/Faculty/Grad/Staff: SIRS Vision, Tom and Jenny’s, U Connection

Thurs 2/12/15: Elevator Pitch Round @ 1789, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Congratulations to our teams advancing to the semi-finals!

For-Profit: AdBreakTV, Almond Horchata, Appetite, Buddy’s, Clutch Lotion, Felony Fantasy League, Legal Stats, Morphood, Nervana Biomedical, OpenOceans, SlimmerMe, TrendMotions, Trill Financial, WolfRam Innovations

Social/Non-Profit: Amplify, Easy Meals, Global Tar Heel Project, Native Beverage Company, Seal the Seasons, Sino Telescope, Sonder Market, Succeed, TES

Alumni/Faculty/Grad/Staff: Bounty Miner, Invisi Armor, Model Earth, Road Amico, SIRS Vision, Stetho Barrier, Tom and Jenny’s, U Connection, Volumetric

Competition orientation slides from 2/5/15 below:

02-05-2015 Carolina Challenge Information Session

Thank you again to the 100+ teams and 75+ judges who participated in Pitch Party at the Kenan Stadium Blue Zone. Replay of the entire evening below.

Carolina Challenge Live Webcast link

Thank you to over 65 teams that applied for the 2015 Carolina Challenge! We look forward to meeting you during the competition.

DEADLINE CLOSED for the 2015 Carolina Challenge!

2015 Application Link