Tech influencers share 2020 predictions ahead of Charlotte Innovation Week

Charlotte Innovation Week takes place Jan. 20-24.
By Christine Edwards | January 19, 2020

Opinion | We can’t all be entrepreneurs, and that’s ok

Entrepreneurship is a lifestyle — not a hustle or a hobby.
By Dr. Shante Williams | January 4, 2020

Meet the Charlotte groomer dubbed “The Dog Whisperer”

Amber Moore fulfilled her dream of opening a dog-grooming business, and Charlotte pet parents are loving it.
By Katrina Louis | December 16, 2019

Ally, Big Sean and HBCUs address economic mobility with Moguls in the Making

The three-day pitch competition is preparing HBCU students to become future entrepreneurs and members of the business community.
By Katrina Louis | November 5, 2019

Women’s Business Center of Charlotte leader breaks down the numbers for women-owned businesses

Natalie Williams shares the data on women-owned businesses and what it means for Charlotte's Black women entrepreneurs.
By Christine Edwards | October 8, 2019

Mecklenburg County launches small business loan program

The $2.75 million fund is intended to help small businesses that often cite access to capital as a barrier and aims to address racial disparities.
By Katrina Louis | October 7, 2019

National Black MBA Association offers industry insights in Black Think Roundtable report

Business leaders outline challenges and solutions to increase entrepreneurs’ competitiveness in today’s economy.
By Olivia Richard | July 20, 2019

Black women entrepreneurs gather to address disparities, dispel myths and offer solutions

A recent article sparked talks of Black women's entrepreneurial experiences in Charlotte. The result was Monday's State of Black Women Entrepreneurs in CLT town hall.
By Olivia Richard | June 25, 2019

Win a free registration to the Black Enterprise FWD conference

Qcitymetro is giving two (2) entrepreneurs, or aspiring entrepreneurs, the chance to attend Black Enterprise’s FWD conference June 19-22 at […]
By Qcitymetro Staff | June 13, 2019

Catching up with Kevin Gatlin, the dad who created playful bedsheets for hospitalized kids

The Charlotte-based dad gathered resources to create Playtime Edventures, bed sets with board games to entertain kids confined to their hospital rooms.
By Katrina Louis | May 8, 2019