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Teen Health Research Wins Third Place Prize in NC State Startup Competition

Raleigh-based startup Teen Health Research recently won $10,000 in grant funding from North Carolina State University's Daugherty Endowment Fund.

Held annually to support early-stage, research-based startups launching out of NC State, the Daugherty Endowment business plan competition as part of the VenturePack Challenge Competition awards up to $50,000 in grant funds to the top three startups launched within the past three years.

Teen Health Research was selected as the third place winner after submitting a business plan and pitch video to the Daugherty Endowment Board.

The Daugherty award money will be used to fund additional market research to inform go-to-market strategy as well as proposal development for follow-on funding opportunities.

Teen Health Research, Inc. is a women-owned startup company working to help teens and families develop the communication skills they need for happier, healthier relationships. Launched in 2021 based on research from North Carolina State University, the company is developing a digital platform to help parents and teens overcome their fears of talking about sex.

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