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05
Oct

2016 Center of Excellence Pitch Event Photos

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19
Sep

See which startup idea took the top prize at pitch event in Charlotte

[caption id="attachment_1729" align="alignnone" width="751"] 2016 CSL Center of Excellence Entrepreneurs with Henry Rock, Founder/Executive Director, City Startup Labs[/caption] Charlotte entrepreneurs graduating from the City Startup Labs…

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28
Jul

The 2016 City Startup Labs’ Pitch Event

Join us at the 2016 City Startup Labs’ Pitch Event. Over the past three years CSL has been training a select group of Charlotte black male…

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11
Jul

Why this matters…

The Atlantic Monthly's Renewal Project Series Highlights City Startup Labs At a recent Renewal Series event in Charlotte, North Carolina, panelist Henry Rock challenged city leaders…

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23
Jun

Solving a social problem through entrepreneurship in Charlotte

Jun 22, 2016, 2:50pm EDT Hilary Burns Banking, Finance and Entrepreneurship Reporter Charlotte Business Journal @CBJBurns Henry Rock believes teaching young black men about entrepreneurship could help…

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04
May

City Startup Labs in Home at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

City Startup Labs Taps University Partnership in Charlotte  BY Sherrell Dorsey | APRIL 28, 2016 Henry Rock is determined to create more young black business owners in…

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27
Nov

Global Entrepreneurship Week-Curaçao

I was asked to deliver a keynote and conduct a workshop at Curaçao's first Global Entrepreneurship Week. It was hosted and organized by Fundashon Negoshi Pikina, a…

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06
Oct

City Startup Labs to establish a Center of Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (October 6, 2015) - City Startup Labs (CSL) is establishing a Center of Excellence for Entrepreneurial Competency, Innovation and Leadership (CoE) at the University…

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15
Jul

Empowering Young Black Men

Viewpoint JULY 12, 2015 BY HENRY ROCK Special to the Observer Two years ago this month, Tajze Johnson (pronounced Taj) moved to Charlotte from Rochester, N.Y.…

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21
Jun

Winners at Charlotte ‘Shark Tank’- style Startup Lab Event

The Charlotte Observer | Shop Talk Blog Your Small Business Help Center for Entrepreneurs MAY 28, 2015 BY JONATHAN MCFADDEN jmcfadden@charlotteobserver.com Entrepreneurs, executives and business mentors gathered…

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28
Apr

City Startup Labs – Round2 Pitch Event 2015

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Five new ventures to be awarded from the 2015 Round of City Startup Labs on May 27th CHARLOTTE,…

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30
Jan

City Startup Labs | Kicks-off the 1st Class of 2015

City Startup Labs kicked-off 2015 with a new cohort of 17 student/entrepreneurs, in Charlotte, NC, on January 23rd. This latest session, which is our second, started…

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16
Jan

City Startup Labs is featured in Charlotte’s PRIDE Magazine

The Changing Face of Business By Zacch Estrada-Petersen / Photos by Alvin Jacobs [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="580"] Meet Henry Rock, Kyle Taylor and Patrick Taylor, three men…

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07
Jan

Endangered Species: Young U.S. Entrepreneurs

New Data Underscore Financial Challenges and Low Tolerance for Risk Among Young Americans Wall Street Journal By Ruth Simon & Caelainn Barr Jan. 2, 2015 7:48 p.m. ET…

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07
Jan

Some Advice on How to Jump Start Entrepreneurship and Job Creation

Wall Street Journal November 7, 2014, 4:14 PM ET A few weeks ago I wrote about a surprising paradox I’d just learned about at a conference: Entrepreneurship has never been easier, but…

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04
Sep

SBA Awards City Startup Labs Grant

News Release PRESS OFFICE Release Date:  August 1, 2014 SBA Spurs Economic Growth, Announces 50 Awards to Accelerators WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration…

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17
Jul

Clinton Global Initiative America 2014

From June 23-25, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Clinton Global Initiative America 2014 in Denver, CO. To my knowledge, Charles Thomas, Executive Director…

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19
Jun

The Urban League of the Central Carolinas ~ Keeping You in the Know

When Henry Rock, new business specialist and market executive, was first referred to me by the National Urban League to help launch an Entrepreneur’s Academy for…

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2017 City Startup Labs’ Center of Excellence New Student REGISTRATION! Apply Now!
2017 City Startup Labs’ New Student REGISTRATION! Apply Now!