Local dentist couple score a deal with Charlotte Hornets

Drs. Drew and Joya Lyons of Smile Savvy Cosmetic Dentistry sign on as a dental partner with the NBA franchise.
By Katrina Louis | September 1, 2021

ASPIRE Community Capital, Goodwill partner to expand entrepreneurial training

Cohorts launch in September that will teach business fundamentals and provide mentoring to would-be business owners.
By Katrina Louis | August 30, 2021

Do Greater Charlotte breaks ground on west Charlotte co-working space for youth

The fully converted space will house a creative lab, a coffee shop, a maker space, production studios and several event spaces.
By Katrina Louis | August 27, 2021

A roller skating rink is coming to Charlotte, and it’s Black- and woman-owned.

A grand opening for Rollin' CLT is scheduled for Labor Day Weekend.
By Bethany Lane | August 25, 2021

Jayla’s Heirlooms continues year of growth with 53 Ideas win

Pitch competition proves fruitful for young startup.
By Katrina Louis | August 24, 2021

Erania Brackett appointed as CMO at Dentsply Sirona

She brings over 20 years of experience to the global manufacturer of dental products and technologies.
By Katrina Louis | August 23, 2021

These tech entrepreneurs are now business partners with their HBCU. What’s next for BatteryXchange?

BatteryXchange co-founders Desmond Wiggan and Aubrey Yeboah bring their portable rental battery kiosks to Winston-Salem State University.
By Katrina Louis | August 17, 2021

At Charlotte’s Black-owned restaurants, pandemic challenges persist

Owners say they continue to struggle with worker shortages, higher food prices and a loss of customers.
By Jalon Hill | August 10, 2021

Social justice app developer named Davidson College’s first Innovator in Residence

Legal Equalizer founder Mbye Njie returns to his alma mater as the inaugural Innovator in Residence at The Hurt Hub@Davidson.
By Katrina Louis | August 9, 2021

Atrium Health projects to spend $100 million annually with minority suppliers by 2026

Magic Johnson-backed venture among a growing roster of minority suppliers included in Atrium Health's renewed supplier diversity efforts.
By Katrina Louis | August 5, 2021