Here are the most common questions asked by participants of Innovate Charlotte info sessions in April.Read More
Innovate Charlotte is seeking experienced individuals who want to mentor the next generation of entrepreneurs. Our goal is to create high impact connections between successful business people and young or new entrepreneurs.Read More
On February 24 and February 26 Innovate Charlotte presented the vision for Innovate Charlotte to a group of prominent business people and social activists to solicit feedback on the vision of the organization. Below you will find the summary of insights and learn how these insights affected the direction of Innovate Charlotte.
Chris Heivly is a serial entrepreneur (MapQuest co-founder) and early-stage investor with company-building experience from $0 to $25M. On Tuesday, February 13, he visited Charlotte. During his visit he had a few engaging conversations with Charlotte entrepreneurs, and shared his insights on improving our ecosystem.Read More
For the last few months, cities across the country have been clamoring for Amazon’s attention and a chance at the $5 billion in investment and 50,000 jobs the company has promised.
Amazon finally released a list of its 20 finalists, and they’re a who’s who of up-and-coming cities — including most fast-growing Southern ones. Atlanta and Raleigh both made the list. Peers like Indianapolis, Nashville and Denver, too. No Charlotte.Read More
During his seven-year tenure at the Kauffman Foundation, Thom directed the Foundation’s programs addressing entrepreneurial education, mentoring, access to capital and fostering entrepreneurial ecosystems. Thom also led Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation, a school dedicated to advancing community deployed experiential-based entrepreneurial education.Read More
On Thursday, Nov. 16, Start Charlotte toasted the city’s startup scene and all the success Charlotte’s entrepreneurs have achieved in the past year. More than 120 people turned out to celebrate at Heist Brewery in Noda. TheStartUp Radio was reporting live and interviewing key players of the Charlotte start-up scene.Read More