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Featured Sponsors

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The North Carolina SBTDC is a business advisory resource for growing and developing businesses. Our highly skilled professionals provide services statewide from offices hosted by campuses of The University of North Carolina System.

Business Innovation & Growth (BIG) is a membership non-profit organization. BIG aims to create a community of entrepreneurs and provide meaningful exchanges among those facing similar challenges growing their businesses.

The Charlotte chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization, EO Charlotte is part of an EO community of more than 11,000+ entrepreneurs worldwide, operating 153 chapters in more than 58 countries around the globe.

Our mission is to foster growth and champion innovation in the NC tech sector while providing a voice for the tech community. Our vision is to make NC a global leader for tech professionals, companies and a place for organizations to thrive.

We define Fintech as companies or initiatives that seek to disrupt OR enhance financial services technology use. The CFH is focusing its programming and investments at the intersection of Fintech and incumbent financial institutions.

Joules Accelerator enables the growth of high-potential clean energy startups by facilitating training, mentoring and access to utilities, customers and key industry players through the bi-annual catalyst program based in Charlotte, NC.

Queen City Fintech selects fintech companies with technology or customer acquisition models strategically aligned with our banking partners. Building relationships is the primary objective of the Queen City Fintech accelerator program.


City Startup Labs conducts a Center of Excellence, where African American millennials learn how to research, plan, launch and operate their own ventures. The learn what it takes to start a successful venture and learn a lot about themselves.

The Charlotte SCORE chapter has over 75 certified mentors providing free one on one mentoring, low cost or free workshops, and access to free online tools and webinars to business owners and entrepreneurs in the Charlotte area.

Packard Places’ mission has always been to “Put Charlotte First” and is one of the most successful social entrepreneurship projects in Charlotte’s history. We have partnered with dozens of community groups to weave our community together.