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Organizations
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Business Innovation and Growth (BIG)
BIG is a nonprofit membership group that offers on-going programming for early stage and growth stage entrepreneurial companies.
http://www.bigcouncil.com
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Charlotte Entrepreneurs Organization (EO)
THE EO Charlotte chapter is an organization for the top 100 most influential entrepreneurs, with revenues over $1 million, to come together to grow their businesses.
http://eocharlotte.org
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Charlotte Regional Technology Executives Council (CRTEC)
CRTEC is dedicated to continuous education for its members and the economic development of technology companies in the Charlotte region.
http://crtec.us
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North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA)
NCTA is a statewide membership association for the tech sector.
http://www.nctechnology.org
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Carolina FinTech Hub
CFH was formed in 2017 to highlight, enhance and accelerate the Carolinas as a global FinTech hub.
Incubators & Accelerators
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Joules Accelerator
The Joules Accelerator works with some of the largest energy companies in the North America to catalyze business development opportunities for exceptional energy entrepreneurs.
http://cltjoules.com
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QC Fintech
Queen City Fintech provides fintech startups access to world class mentors, capital, and leading financial services organizations; all in the heart of global banking hub Charlotte, NC.
http://www.qcfintech.co
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City Startup Labs
City Startup Labs mission is to stimulate entrepreneurial activity and innovation within inner-city America. Their pilot Entrepreneurs Academy kicked off in 2013 in collaboration with the Urban League of the Central Carolinas.
http://citystartuplabs.com
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Queen City Forward
Queen City Forward is a hub and incubator for social entrepreneurs, helping them scale high-impact social enterprises. Queen City Forward’s mission is to create a robust cluster of innovation in the Charlotte region that spurs economic development, improves the lives of citizens, and drives a new model of sustainable growth.
http://queencityforward.org
Training & Education
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The Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE)
SCORE is a non-profit group of volunteers that provide small businesses with mentoring and workshops around business formation and growth.
http://www.charlottescore.org
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Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)
The SBTDC provides free business coaching and advice on 15 campuses across the state and mainly works with founders of existing and high growth companies.
http://www.sbtdc.org/offices/uncc
Conferences & Events
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The Garage at Packard Place
The Garage at Packard Place is a nonprofit entity that exists to advance startup activity in the city of Charlotte. The Garage hosts and supports Startup Weekend, Startup America, the Charlotte Entrepreneurs Alliance, RevTech Labs, CLT Joules, Queen City Forward, Pay CLT, and others.
http://packardplace.us
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Tech After Five (Ta5)
Tech After Five is live professional networking social for tech professionals, entrepreneurs, and the people who can help them.
http://techafterfive.com/ta5/charlotte-nc
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TEDx Charlotte
TedX is a local self-organized nonprofit event that brings people together for a series of live talks.
http://www.tedxcharlotte.com
Investment
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Social Venture Partners (SVP)
SVPC is a venture capital firm made up of partners that invest money, time, and expertise in social initiatives and promising nonprofits that have a positive, measurable, and sustainable impact on the community.
http://www.socialventurepartners.org/charlotte
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Charlotte Angel Fund
A group of experienced, committed investors in early stage companies in a wide range of industries. Charlotte Angel Fund (CAF) is a part of North Carolina’s IMAF Family of Funds.
http://www.cltangelfund.com