Statewide council to focus on Black entrepreneurship
The Council will focus on economically empowering Black people with entrepreneurship, according to NC IDEA Foundation leader.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 4, 2020
How these entrepreneurs are changing the face of the wine industry
The women behind The Guilty Grape and Culture Wine Blogger share how they're moving to achieve better representation in the wine industry.
By William Dawson | September 1, 2020
City Startup Labs gives returning citizens tools for entrepreneurship
The improved version of the ReEntry Entrepreneurship Program (REEP) is providing digital technology skills training to formerly incarcerated people.
By Sarafina Wright | August 20, 2020
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 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