UConnection acquired by AroundCampus

Taylor Meyer and Zach Hunter founded UConnection, a mobile app that gives college students discounts on restaurants and nightlife, as undergrads at UNC in 2012. The pair met as freshmen as members of the men's varsity tennis team and started the company during an entrepreneurship class at the business school. As part of the deal, Meyer and Hunter have accepted VP positions at AroundCampus and will continue building that brand. UConnection was part of Launch's 3rd Cohort. 

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Launch named top 5 university accelerator in North America

Launch Chapel Hill was recently announced as a top 5 university-based business accelerator in the continent by UBI Global. The results were based on economic enhancement, access to funds, and venture performance after program completion. 

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 UNC News: UNC-Chapel Hill selected as no. 4 best business accelerator

UBI Global: Celebrating the future of academic incubators - UBI Awards in North America

WRAL Techwire: UNC-Chapel Hill selected as 4th best performing business accelerator