The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Raven's headquarters office resides on the campus of UNCC, North Carolina's urban research university, within the university's PORTAL building. The Partnership, Outreach, and Research to Accelerate Learning (PORTAL) building is a premier workspace and innovation center for regional and global business pioneers. PORTAL was designed to spur business growth and job creation, promote research and innovation, and support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Charlotte region. Raven's partnership with UNCC provides access to technical talent and opportunities for R&D.
Ventureprise is UNC Charlotte’s innovation and entrepreneurship center serving the campus and Charlotte region as a center of excellence for evidence based entrepreneurship. Ventureprise works to provide the resources and expertise for university and community based startups as they commercialize their innovations and scale their ventures.
The North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) is a state funded entity of the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC). Through education, outreach, networking and liaison, DEFTECH enables elements of the North Carolina innovation ecosystem to address complex national security problems, and increases economic opportunities for businesses in the state.