Dreamers ($10,000+)

AZ Development

AZ Development is a local real estate development company that takes old, forgotten buildings in Greensboro and revitalizes them as colorful, vibrant sites of culture and commerce. Architectural landmarks that would likely fall to the wrecking ball get new life, lend new energy to downtown and allow Greensboro’s history to live on and enrich the city’s future.

Technology Concepts and Design, Inc. is a software company based in Greensboro. In 1990, they started their first litigation technology project and have stayed focused in the legal technology business ever since. They specialize in Computer Forensics, Cybersecurity, Litigation Management, Data Hosting, and Data Processing among others.

At Volvo, everything we do starts with people. So our mission to make people’s lives easier, safer and better is something that comes naturally to us. It’s the Volvo way. Today, we’re still as focused as ever on our three core values: safety, quality and care for the environment. Protecting what’s important. Making people feel special. And taking pride in helping the world become a better place for all.


Inventors ($5000+)

Qorvo provides innovative and high performance RF solutions for advanced wireless devices, defense radar and communications. Its headquarters are located in Greensboro and was founded in 2015.

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Their core business areas—life insurance, annuities, retirement plan services and group protection—focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing people’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Fusion is an industrial equipment supplier in Greensboro. They strive to build 3D printers that delight the end-user AND demonstrate value to the purchasing executive through continual improvement, improving features, and customer satisfaction.

ITG Brands, LLC is the third-largest tobacco company in the U.S., and offers a broad portfolio of some of the most well-known cigarette, cigar and electronic cigarette brands. This iconic portfolio of brands includes: Winston, Kool, Salem, Maverick and USA Gold cigarettes; Dutch Masters, Backwoods and Phillies cigars; and blu eCigs electronic cigarettes.


Builders ($2500+)

Oxner+Permar is a law firm located in Raleigh, North Carolina. They specialize in workers’ compensation, personal injury, dangerous drugs and devices, family law/divorce, social security disability, and eminent domain issues.

Triad Tech Services provides enterprise-class technology expertise to small- and medium-size businesses and non-profits throughout North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region. Their clients get a full-service IT Department at a fraction of the cost of a single full-time employee.

Imwerks is a local web-design company situated in Greensboro. From web development and web hosting to search engine optimization and custom development, Imwerks specializes in taking small businesses’ technological capabilities to the next level.

Thorarinson Technologies Inc. is a technology company created in Greensboro, North Carolina.


Makers ($1000+)