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Resource Spotlight: BLNC

About the Business: Business Link North Carolina (BLNC) provides small business owners with free information and resources on behalf of the State and the North Carolina Department of Commerce to support companies; from start-ups to major employers. BLNC has operated... Read More

2019 FWD Winners Announced!

We are thrilled to announce the thirteen scholarship recipients of the FWD by Black Enterprise giveaway! The 2019 winners will gain access to one of the largest gatherings for innovators, creators, and entrepreneurs of color in the United States, including all... Read More

2019 Small Business Month Recap

  Each year, the Small Business Administration designates the first week in May (May 5 - 11) as National Small Business Week, but here in Charlotte, we celebrated all month long. Throughout the month, which kicked off on May 1... Read More

Emerging Leaders Q&A: Matt, Dinkel, Tier 1 Graphics

The Emerging Leaders Q&A series spotlights business owners who have participated in the SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program. Each featured business owner completed this extensive training with over 100 hours of classroom time and one-on-one counseling. Since its inception in 2008,... Read More

Emerging Leaders Q&A: Matthew Villmer, Weaver, Bennett & Bland, P.A.

The Emerging Leaders Q&A series spotlights business owners who have participated in the SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program. Each featured business owner completed this extensive training with over 100 hours of classroom time and one-on-one counseling. Since its inception in 2008,... Read More

#31DaysofBiz | ReHomeYourPets.com

About the Biz Company Name: ReHomeYourPets.com Who we talked with: Founder/Manager, Sandy L. Mills Year established: 2011 How to Find Them: www.rehomeyourpets.com Socialize: Facebook, Twitter Get to Know: ReHomeYourPets.com When people can no longer keep a pet and are often at a loss for what... Read More

#31DaysofBiz | Enchanted Weddings by Design

About the Biz Company Name: Enchanted Weddings by Design Who we talked with: Chief Event Officer, Yolanda M. Boulware Year established: 2015 How to Find Them: www.enchantedweddingsbydesign.com Socialize: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Get to Know: Enchanted Weddings by Design Enchanted Weddings by Design provides full-service wedding... Read More

#31DaysofBiz | Recover Brands

About the Biz Company Name: Recover Brands Who we talked with: President & Founder, Bill Johnston Year established: 2010 How to Find Them: www.recoverbrands.com Socialize: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Get to Know: Recover Brands Recover is a sustainable apparel company based in North Carolina. We... Read More

#31DaysofBiz | Kim Brattain Media

About the Biz Company Name: Kim Brattain Media Who we talked with: Owner, Kim Brattain Year established: 2008 How to Find Them: www.KimBrattain.com Socialize: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Get to Know: Kim Brattain Media KBMedia is a full-service media company, helping businesses and nonprofits tell... Read More

#31DaysofBiz | Jesson & Rains, PLLC

About the Biz Company Name: Jesson & Rains, PLLC Who we talked with: Attorney and Co-Founder, Kelly Rains Jesson Year established: 2015 How to Find Them: www.jessonrainslaw.com Socialize: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube Get to Know: Jesson & Rains, PLLC We provide probate, estate planning,... Read More