New Kind is helping Innovate Raleigh catalyze innovation in our city.
Innovate Raleigh is a partnership between NC State University, the City of Raleigh, Raleigh Economic Development, Wake County Economic Development, and the Downtown Raleigh Alliance. Its community is full of smart and passionate people working together toward a common goal: to catalyze innovation efforts in the region.
New Kind helped the group organize its inaugural Summit, held in downtown Raleigh in early January, 2012.
Together with Mary-Ann Baldwin, co-chair of the initiative, and others, we helped structure the day’s activities. The summit was organized around breakout sessions, where we set clear goals and proscribed methods for collaboration so break-out teams could develop innovative, actionable ideas.
Many of the ideas and partnerships that resulted from the Innovate Raleigh Summit have turned into new projects and new community initiatives. We’re proud to be a part of a community that’s helping our city grow.