Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge

April 2021

’21 Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge awards first place to cross-campus team

Harris: “Establishing an entrepreneurial ecosystem in eastern North Carolina…an important part of the ecosystem begins on campus.”


February 2021

Six finalists move on to the PEC final round

$150,000 cash and in-kind prizes up for grabs.


October 2020

Fourth Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge goes virtual

“It was a completely different experience in this first round,” says the organizer.


March 2020

COB fares well during third Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge

Entrepreneurship major takes second place and wins $10K.


Third Pirate Challenge finds its winners

North Carolina’s largest entrepreneurship challenge awards more than $100K in cash and in-kind services


November 2019

From 12 to six

Another winning entrepreneur is right around the corner.


COB and Duke Partnership

Miller. Meet Duke. Duke. Meet Miller


October 2019

Third annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge kicks off

Twelve student-led teams have the opportunity to win part of a $100K prize package.


August 2019

Dates, higher prize money announced for this year’s Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge

Challenge hopes to eclipse last year’s record-breaking participants


May 2019

Miller School announces program targeting Health Sciences, other colleges

Faculty will play a role in recruiting students to participate in the next Challenge.