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Registration Open For SBA Emerging Leaders Program

The US Small Business Administration is accepting application for the 2018 Emerging Leaders program until February 23rd, 2018. The SBA’s North Carolina District Office will select 16 – 20 lucky… Read more


Brewing Up a Dream with MECHA CAFE

When LaMor Leach’s mother, Rita, decided she wanted to pursue her passion for gourmet coffee, it was the opportunity LaMor had been waiting for. A published children’s book author with… Read more


The Accidental Entrepreneur: When Passion and Success Collide

  Sometimes, following your passion means doing things you never imagined. This was exactly the case for Evan Plante, Owner of Docklands Design + Printshop. A Massachusetts native, Evan began… Read more


UpDog Kombucha: From Dorm to Distribution

Many of us have been there. You’re in college and you scheme the *best* idea to start a business with your friends, but after realizing that you can hardly afford pizza, and… Read more


Small Business Saturday 2017: The Shop Small Shortlist

Small Business Saturday is right around the corner (November 25th!), and CBRbiz couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than highlighting some of Charlotte’s small business community. Last week,… Read more


7 Tips to Protect Your Business from a Cyber Attack

As the number of cyber attacks and data breaches grow, it’s becoming more and more apparent that companies and organizations must take the appropriate measures to protect themselves from this… Read more


Have a Voice, with Charlotte’s Business Advisory Committee

Wouldn’t it be great if there was someone looking out for Charlotte’s small businesses? Someone who could represent you, your concerns and struggles, and provide feedback to the city? Great… Read more


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Queens University Students Offering Free Consulting to Local Businesses

Could your local business benefit from free consulting, right here in Charlotte? Students of Queen’s University McColl School of Business will offer free consulting for tackling challenges to local Charlotte… Read more


How to Start A Business When You Have a Full Time Job

How to Start A Business When You Have a Full Time Job

You want to start a business. But you have a full-time job. Where do you go from here? First, congratulations! You’re in great company. Most successful entrepreneurs have launched a… Read more