About Us

PTP NEXT is a region-wide, volunteer-driven organization led by talented young leaders who are committed to the future economic vitality of the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina.  PTP NEXT operates under the auspices of the Piedmont Triad Partnership, the region’s leading marketing and economic development organization.

Through a highly competitive annual business competition and its partnership with NC IDEA, PTP NEXT provides promising Triad entrepreneurial companies with access to grants and support while accelerating a culture of entrepreneurship, innovation and economic engagement through targeted networking and educational events.

PTP NEXT helps the Piedmont Triad:

  •  Identify, fund, attract and grow the NEXT generation of exciting entrepreneurial companies.
  • Seed the NEXT source for job growth and wealth creation in the Piedmont Triad.
  • Engage, retain and attract talent to fuel the Triad’s NEXT wave of economic growth.
  • Foster a culture of entrepreneurship throughout our community – in business, universities, philanthropy and civic life.

PTP NEXT collaborates with the region’s entrepreneurial support community to leverage the broad array of resources in the Piedmont Triad.

To join the PTP NEXT community and hear the latest about the Business Competition and other events, stay connected through our mailing list or follow us on Twitter.

To view or download our complete fact sheet, click here.