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How to Go Public -- The IPO Exit Every Startup Seeks

Thursday, February 18, 2021

At some point, every startup needs to think about an exit. Not only does an IPO provide a startup with a huge capital boost, it also means that the startup is successful enough to offer shares of their company to the public.

Startup Essentials: Employment and Founders Agreements

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Founder and employment agreements are essential legal documents for startups serious about doing business. They outline the roles, rights, and responsibilities of the founders and people employed by the company. Setting up agreements is a very important step in startup creation to avoid conflicts among the founders and between founders and employees.

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Hyundai 2021 Open Innovation Lounge


NCET2 is working with Hyundai Motor Group to find startups to showcase at the 2021 Open Innovation Lounge in Seoul, South Korea in November 2021. Five startups from North America will be selected to showcase their solutions for potential inclusion in future vehicles.

Corporate Innovation Needs

DEADLINE: February 28, 2021

Our Corporate Member is an automobile manufacturer and is actively seeking startups in the areas of vehicle technologies, manufacturing, energy and electrification, data-driven services, and mobility.

Innovations should have been enabled by any of the foundation technologies: artificial intelligence, communication, big data, human-machine interfaces, cybersecurity, advanced materials, sensors, and IoT.

How to Submit:
  • Send non-confidential pitch decks to
  • Startups at TRL 4 or 5 are invited to apply
  • Only open to startups in the US, Canada, and Mexico
  • Submission deadline for this cycle: February 28, 2021

About NCET2

Discovering and developing startups for Fortune 500 corporate members

Since 2016 we’ve been working with our Fortune 500 Corporate Members to discover market-aligned startups for their corporate business units.

"Identifying early stage startups is generally a challenge and NCET2 does a great job in identifying, vetting and ultimately showcasing the most promising companies. Having a hit rate of 20% is simply outstanding!" - Fortune 100 member


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