/Starting a Business

Updated on: March 31, 2017
Preparing to starting a new business is as invigorating as it is challenging. From assessing your readiness to be an entrepreneur to launching your business and everything in between, Charlotte has the resources to help position you and your business for success.

Becoming a member of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce (CMBCC) represents a commitment to your business and our community. We offer education, resources and networking opportunities to our members. You will get instant brand visibility in our Member Directory, access to opportunities to connect & grow your business –and more. Visit www.cmbcc.org/membership to join CMBCC and learn more about membership benefits.

NAWBO Charlotte helps women in the Charlotte region move their businesses forward by sharing resources, and providing training, education, and networking opportunities.

Sample business plans, business research tools, searchable data bases and much more are all available on the second floor of the Main Library. Also available is The Foundation Center’s Cooperating Collection of nonprofit and grant materials.

We can help you create your business plan. Charlotte SCORE offers free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and small business. Our Certified SCORE Mentors can help you develop your start-up plan. Call us today at 704-344-6576 or sign up for Simple Steps for Starting your Business on our website.

The Small Business Center offers courses and free seminars every semester together with confidential one-on-one business counseling.

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