During the last 30 years, growth in Raleigh, and the surrounding Research Triangle Region, has consistently and significantly outpaced the nation. Fueled by an impressive mix of education, ingenuity and collaboration, North Carolina’s capital city has become an internationally recognized leader in life science and technology innovation. It also happens to be a really nice place to live.



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Business Resource Guide

All the information you need to know about starting a new business.

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Raleigh Startup Map

Take a look at the map built for Raleigh’s growing startup community.

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Building Up-fit Grant 

Now accepting applications for the Building Up-fit and Façade Grants.

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Raleigh's Economic Development and Innovation Office are proud to present our FY18 Annual Report! Learn more about our team’s progress toward our goals over the past year of attracting new jobs and investment; encouraging existing industry expansion and retention; strengthening small business development; catalyzing entrepreneurship and innovation; advancing workforce development priorities – all to cultivate a place of prosperity for those who call Raleigh home. 

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Raleigh4u RT @podcast_raleigh: 🚨NEW EPISODE🚨 🗣️Nathan Price of @hopscotchfest -details on Hopscotch 10 -history of the event -how he books the…
LaunchRaleigh RT @RaleighWake: #Raleigh-based @pendoio CEO Todd Olson reflects on #growth & the future in a recent @Inc article, "the way we continue gro…
LaunchRaleigh RT @Raleigh4u: #Raleigh ranked #13 Most Educated City in America by @WalletHub. "Educated people want to live somewhere where they will get…
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LaunchRaleigh RT @ncopenpass: Join us August 27 at @HQRaleigh for our first event of the fall - NC Open Pass Lightning Talks. Come hear speakers share 5…
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