Win FREE Tickets to Women’s Network Summit

CBR is proud to present this amazing opportunity for career women in the Charlotte area! Nikki Pounds, Owner of HR Unequivocally, will be hosting a Women's Network Summit on March 30th, to celebrate the brilliant minds behind Charlotte's woman-lead businesses. General... Read More

Emerging Leaders Q&A: Jarod Latch, Spiracle Media

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

AMP Up! Charlotte Now Accepting Applications for Second Cohort

Back for its second year, AMP Up! Charlotte is accepting applications for their 2019 cohort. AMP Up! Charlotte is designed to prepare Charlotte-area minority business owners for growth and expansion through business development services, mentoring, targeted training, and access to... Read More

CBRBiz Named Non-Profit of the Year by LGBT Chamber

We are so very excited to announce that the Charlotte LGBT Chamber has named CBRbiz (that’s us!) as the 2018 Non-profit of the Year! And people, we are thrilled. According to the LGBT Chamber, “This award is given to a... Read More

2019 Tax Reform Tips and Suggestions

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was approved and signed on December 22, 2017, affects both individuals and businesses filing in 2018, and in a big way. The IRS recently released Publication 5307 to help taxpayers learn how... Read More


We're excited to share this recent release from our friends at the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations to these Charlotte-area LGBTBE certified businesses! CHARLOTTE, NC –Eight local businesses have been awarded LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) certification through the National... Read More

Business Rumors, Debunked: “I don’t need a plan to start a business”

Starting a business is a dream that many people share. You have a great idea, you've done a little research, and opening your business seems pretty cut and dry. You're ready to go, right? Not quite. In order for that... Read More

Small Business Concierge Program Offers Free Mentoring Support for Local Entrepreneurs

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just call up a business expert whenever you needed help?  Spoiler: you can! Our friends and partners at the Mecklenburg County Office of Economic Development provide the Small Business Concierge program, a *FREE*... Read More

Business Rumors Debunked: All I Have To Do Is Register With The Government And I Will Get Contracts

For some business owners, contracts with federal and local governments are the backbone of their annual revenue. Oftentimes, securing one contract with a government agency opens doors with other departments providing a steady stream of opportunities for your business. While... Read More

CLT Tech Co-founder: “Invest in Biz Dev, Staff, Leadership”

Technology is all about possibility and how it can empower its users to move forward. It is the mission of IT-HenHouse to do just that. They identify the real issues holding your business back and transform it to host fresh,... Read More