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Win Free Tickets to the Small Business Xchange

The Small Business Xchange is a one-day event that provides a hands-on, immersive experience designed to increase the impact that small businesses have on our community. Presented by Charlotte Business Journal, Progressive Commercial, and Wells Fargo, this experience showcases business... Read More

Dualboot Partners, Building and Transforming Businesses One Day at a Time

Creating unique technology solutions for businesses requires a passion for innovation and a knack for understanding your customers. It also takes many years of experience, a combined 40+ to be exact. Who are we talking about? Dualboot Partners and its... Read More

Business Rumors, Debunked: “There aren’t many opportunities to train the next generation”

  Giving back to the community and to our future workforce is not as difficult as it may seem. Many businesses offer internships, but they are typically only available to college students, leaving out ambitious high school students. Having a... Read More

Win a FREE Ticket to the Millionaire In You Conference (And Your Shot at a $25k Scholarship)!

Hosted by StealthEnomics, The Millionaire In You Conference is designed to help entrepreneurs thrive! Regardless of business stage, the conference provides exclusive access to successful entrepreneurs ready to help you launch, build, and grow your business. The conference will be... Read More

Inside the CSBDF: Supporting Veteran-Built Businesses

We have arrived at the fourth and final installation of our mini-series “Inside the CSBDF” where we have been exploring many different funding programs that are offered by the Carolina’s Small Business Development Fund. So far, we’ve covered a variety... Read More

Inside the CSBDF: Fresh Options for your Fresh Foods Business

We are moving right along with our mini-series “Inside the CSBDF” and we can’t believe we are already on the third installment! This week, we will be taking a closer look at programs offered by the Carolina Small Business Development... Read More

Inside the CSBDF: Connecting Women Entrepreneurs to Success

This is the second part of our mini-series “Inside the CSBDF” where we’re exploring the funding programs offered by the Carolina’s Small Business Development Fund. If you missed the first program highlight about diversity funding, you can read the full... Read More

Business Rumors, Debunked: “I can get a grant to start a nonprofit.”

  Starting a nonprofit can be an inspiring and fulfilling way to give back to your community. The process, however, doesn't come without financial hurdles. Our goal is to help you understand the process and provide you with insight into... Read More

Inside the CSBDF: Funding Business Diversity

Business funding has long been a pain point for both aspiring and working entrepreneurs. Founded in 1990, the Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF) was designed to create economic opportunity across North Carolina by providing small businesses with access to... Read More

Inmates to Entrepreneurs Expands to Charlotte

Inmates to Entrepreneurs is a nonprofit that provides free entrepreneurship training and mentorship to people with a criminal record. While the program launched and has been very active in the Raleigh area since 2008 (and, informally, even before that), the... Read More