Social Innovation: CUBE
As UNC’s only space uniquely focused on social innovation, CUBE provides UNC students and faculty with the support they need to turn their best entrepreneurial ideas into triple bottom line businesses addressing some of our most pressing challenges, including public health, education, clean energy, and food security.Give Now.
BY THE NUMBERS
52 businesses spun out of CUBE over the past seven years.
73% of current CUBE teams are led by students of color.
1000+ jobs created in North Carolina by CUBE-launched businesses since 2012.
MEET THE VENTURES
TACKLING ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE:
TACKLING FOOD INSECURITY:
TACKLING EDUCATIONAL INEQUITY:
TACKLING GLOBAL WARMING:
TACKLING ACCESS TO COLLEGE:
TACKLING YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND EMPOWERMENT:
SUPPORT CUBE: THE CAMPUS Y’S SOCIAL INNOVATION SPACE
CUBE offers 24/7 co-working space, seed funding, and professional mentoring. Young entrepreneurs receive training on topics ranging from business planning and human-centered design to lean start-up methodology and social marketing.
Gifts to this fund help staff the program, provide seed funding for ventures, and provide high quality workshops for CUBE ventures and Carolina students wanting to elevate their social impact.
If you are interested in offering additional resources such as mentorship, hosting a summer intern or hosting a CUBE fundraising event in your community, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Give Now.