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Jul
24
Thu
Intro to Entrepreneurship Clinic Providing: Pro Bono Legal Services @ Packard Place
Jul 24 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

This Meetup is for startups, small business owners, and entrepreneurs interested in learning about legal issues for businesses. We will discuss the legal requirements in general of starting a business and minimizing legal risk when growing your business. This will also be an opportunity to learn about the Charlotte School of Law’s entrepreneurship clinic in which law students can provide you with pro bono legal services under a law professors supervision. There will time for questions to assess the legal needs for your business at this point. Emma Lloyd Best will be the speaker who is overseeing the entrepreneurship clinic at Charlotte School of Law. She has a JD / MBA from Wake Forest and has practiced as General Counsel for a company for 8 years focusing on contracts, licensing, employment law, compliance, and corporate governance prior to joining Charlotte School of Law.

Please, bring your own lunch.

Register Now

 

 

Jul
29
Tue
CMS Bid Alert! @ CMS Auxiliary Services
Jul 29 @ 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools — BID ALERT!!

Atrium Corporate Center Phase I Renovations
Buildings 4421 & 4339

BID DATE:
JULY 29, 2014 at 3:00 PM

@ CMS Auxiliary Services
(3301 Stafford Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208)

SCOPE OF WORK:
The scope of work for this project includes renovations opf the first and second floors of building 4421 as well as renovations to building 4339. Work will include architectural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical improvements.

PRE-BID MEETING
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm @
Lobby of Atrium Office Building
4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd.
Charlotte, NC

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jason Deans at 980-343-8600 and/or Stacey Moretti at 980-343-6856. Thanks again for your interest in working with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

 

Aug
5
Tue
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1 – August 5, 2014 @ Packard Place
Aug 5 @ 5:45 PM – 9:00 PM

“Simple Steps for Starting Your Business – Session 1 –Start-up Basics” is a three hour seminar, held monthly, devoted to helping evaluate whether starting a business is feasible and to provide guidelines for the development of a Marketing/Business Plan. The objectives of “Getting Started” are basic. Anyone interested in knowing the contents of a Marketing Plan, a Business Plan, and identifying funding sources should attend this session. The course handout includes “The Plan” workbook. It is a more extensive approach to the pro-forma financial material included in the course.

Aug
6
Wed
Queen City Forward´s ImpactU Accelerator DEMO DAY @ Johnson & Wales University
Aug 6 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

QCFLogo_FinalYou are invited to Queen City Forward’s ImpactU Accelerator Demo Day!

Demo Day is the culmination of our first annual ImpactU accelerator program for college entrepreneurs. Eight college entrepreneurs will have 5 minutes to pitch their innovative business models to the startup community.  Meet entrepreneurs that are making a difference for the future of our region.

Date:
August 6, 2014

Program:
Doors open 5:30pm
Pitches 6pm
Networking 7pm -8pm

Location:
Johnson & Wales Auditorium

Queen City Forward is working to build the social entrepreneurship community in Charlotte, N.C., by empowering enterprises that are on the cutting edge of innovation to meet their goals of positively impacting people and the planet. Queen City Forward envisions a transformation across the region, where a world-class cluster of creative minds is scaling for-profit companies and non-profit enterprises that are not only contributing thousands of jobs to the economy but are contributing in meaningful and measurable ways to improving the local and global community. Queen City Forward is a 501c3. All donations are tax deductible.

 

 

Aug
12
Tue
LACCC Tapas – Summer Cookout @ Food Lion
Aug 12 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Register Now!

Location:
Food Lion
5831 South Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28217

Date/Time:
August 12, 2014
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact Information:
Director of Membership and Resource Development – Rocio Gonzalez 704.343.2525
Fees/Admission:
Members FREE
Non-Members $10

FREE Parking

Aug
13
Wed
TechBreakfast CLT @ The Garage at Packard Place
Aug 13 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

TechBreakfast CLT provides a friendly atmosphere where aspiring tech-entrpreneurs can get great feedback from great panelists. For the more timid you can RSVP to watch it live and learn from the feedback others receive. Occurs the second Wednesday every month.

Aug
18
Mon
Starting a Nonprofit @ CPCC CENTRAL CAMPUS
Aug 18 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Are you considering starting your own nonprofit organization to tackle a community or social issue? Have you been asked to help get a new nonprofit off the ground? Before you leap in, it is critical to understand all the intricacies surrounding this inspiring, rewarding and challenging endeavor. This class carefully details the many aspects of taking a nonprofit start-up from vision to reality and on the road to becoming a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. $139. M/W 8/18-9/8

Starting a Nonprofit @ ONLINE
Aug 18 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Are you considering starting your own nonprofit organization to tackle a community or social issue? Have you been asked to help get a new nonprofit off the ground? Before you leap in, it is critical to understand all the intricacies surrounding this inspiring, rewarding and challenging endeavor. This class carefully details the many aspects of taking a nonprofit start-up from vision to reality and on the road to becoming a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. $139. M/W 8/18-9/8 ONLINE

The DNA of an Entrepreneur @ CPCC Central Campus
Aug 18 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Entrepreneurship Skill and Competency Assessment What skills and competencies do you need to be successful as an entrepreneur? This entrepreneurial competency assessment will measure your strengths and weaknesses related to specific traits and skills demonstrated by entrepreneurs. How does your assessment profile compare to those of successful entrepreneurs? Find out and take the first step toward creating an action plan to make your entrepreneurial dream a reality.

Aug
19
Tue
ChallengeHER Raleigh, NC @ NC State University, Jane S. McKimmon Conference and Training Center
Aug 19 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ChallengeHER_Erika Wilhelm

Please join us Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 08:00am – 12:00pm for  ChallengeHER—Raleigh, NC.  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), and American Express OPEN (OPEN) have partnered to host women business owners for this special contracting event. Join the ChallengeHER movement to help empower the success of the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program!

WOSB federal contractors can have a unique opportunity to:

  • Participate in Federal Contracting 101 and WOSB program workshops.
  • Get contracting advice and learn about resources in your local community.
  • Receive updates on current Procurement Policy and the WOSB Program
  • Hear insightful real-life success stories from women business owners.
  • Network with peer mentors and other WOSB and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) firms working in your field.
A few special notes on our program:
  • A photo I.D. will be required for registration.
  • Event registration and networking will begin at 8:00am and the program will begin promptly at 9:00am.
  • Remember to bring ample business cards for networking purposes.

 

Event Details:

ChallengeHER—Raleigh, NC

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 8:00am – 12:00pm

Jane S. McKimmon Conference and Training Center
North Carolina State University
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC  27606