Innovate Charlotte Seeking Experienced Individuals

Innovate Charlotte is seeking experienced individuals who want to mentor the next generation of entrepreneurs April 11, 2018 Interviews with numerous entrepreneurs and supporters throughout…

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Community Feedback for the Innovate Charlotte Team

On February 24 and February 26 Innovate Charlotte presented its vision to a group of prominent business people and social activists. Our goal was to solicit feedback and gain support for our…

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MIT Venture Mentoring Immersion Program for Charlotte

On Monday, February 26, 2018, Innovate Charlotte team left for Boston to participate in the 2.5 Day MIT Venture Mentoring Immersion Program. Our team consisted of Walter Frye, Alfred Jackson, and…

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Chris Heivly visits Charlotte

Chris Heivly is a serial entrepreneur (MapQuest co-founder) and early-stage investor with company-building experience from $0 to $25M. On Tuesday, February 13, he visited Charlotte. During his…

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Charlotte fails to deliver for Amazon as Southeast competitors make HQ2 cut

The Charlotte region's chance of landing the coveted prize of Amazon's second North American headquarters has ended. For the last few months, cities across the country have been clamoring for…

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Interview with Thom Ruhe, President and CEO of NC IDEA

NC IDEA is a private foundation with a mission to maximize the economic potential of the people of North Carolina by supporting the formation and fruition of high-growth entrepreneurial endeavors…

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TheStartUp.com Radio Live Broadcast from Start Charlotte Live

The StartUp.com presents a live report from Start Charlotte Live, November 17. https://thestartup.com/radio/start-charlotte-live/ On Thursday, Nov. 16, Start Charlotte…

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The Power of a Connected Ecosystem

It is already common knowledge that connectivity among entrepreneurs, established businesses, mentors, colleges and universities and professional services is a critical component of a vibrant…

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Why Charlotte Needs More Mentoring Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Thoreau had Emerson. Zuckerberg had Jobs. Winfrey had Angelou. Skywalker had Kenobi. History (and movies) prove that the right connection between master and student can, in many cases, be the…

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Accessing Capital Funding

Good ideas can be found in many places. Unfortunately, the process of making a good idea into a successful company requires capital, which has historically been limited for the majority of people…

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