Charlotte welcomes Black Enterprise summit back for second year

The four-day conference returns to Charlotte and will bring together more than 1,200 entrepreneurs of color with a special focus on tech-driven innovation.
By Katrina Louis | February 18, 2019

Self-Care for the Busy Professional: Massages are no longer just a luxury service

A Valentine's Day gift sparked an idea for Brandi Fox that led to the creation of Pamper Us Mobile Massage. Beyond the pampering, mobile massages may be the answer to workplace stress.
By Nakisha Washington | February 13, 2019

My entrepreneurship journey: Terrance & Denean Jackson, serial entrepreneurs

The couple owns a flooring company, a clothing brand, an interior design firm and real estate properties.
By Katrina Louis | November 24, 2018

5 stories of entrepreneurship as we celebrate National Entrepreneurs’ Day

We’re revisiting five of our top feature stories ahead of National Entrepreneurs' Day on Nov. 20.
By QCity Metro Staff | November 19, 2018

My entrepreneurship journey: Tanaro Reed, tattoo artist

Reed is one of nearly 300 tattoo artists showcasing during the Queen City Tattoo & Arts Festival Oct. 26-28. He recalls his journey of starting over and grinding toward success.
By Katrina Louis | October 25, 2018

This year, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day shamefully falls on Aug. 7.

It took black women 20 months to reach the amount white men earned in 2017.
By Katrina Louis | August 7, 2018

Mamizi conference is providing options, not empowerment, for women of color

In the age of #BlackGirlMagic, a new conference dedicated to women of color in technology, entrepreneurship, and digital media made […]
By Kallan Louis | July 30, 2018

How a broken washing machine led to a family business

For Domonique and Les Boone, the road to entrepreneurship began a year ago when her mother's washing machine gave out.
By Kayanah Alexander | June 11, 2018

At City Startup Labs, a new program to guide former inmates into entrepreneurship

Participants will be divided into teams with a goal of creating businesses along the Beatties Ford Road corridor.
By Glenn Burkins | May 10, 2018

Day Runner teams with BLKTECHCLT to offer small-business training

The effort will begin with 100 of Day Runner's local drivers but may expand to include others in the Charlotte area.
By Glenn Burkins | April 25, 2018