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20
Jun

How To Empower Young Black Entrepreneurs

How To Empower Young Black Entrepreneurs Caroline Lester | June 16, 2017 InnovationHub | Great Minds, Great Conversations | WGBH Radio Credit: HAMZA BUTT / Flickr Creative…

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04
Apr

Charting a New Course

CHARLOTTE, NC (April 4, 2017) – Since its inception, the mission of Charlotte-based City Startup Labs (CSL) has been to provide entrepreneurial education and support essentially…

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17
Mar

Black Men on Road to Entrepreneurship

Academy Mentors Young, Black Men on Road to Entrepreneurship By WorkingNation Editorial Team | March 15, 2017 Young, Black and Gifted As more jobs are automated, globalized, or…

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19
Sep

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

Charlotte entrepreneurs graduating from the City Startup Labs program took the stage to pitch their businesses last night. The budding entrepreneurs pitched eight business ideas to…

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05
Sep

Class of 2016 Pitch Event Photos

A selection of images from the Class of 2016 Center of Excellence Pitch Event. [cubeportfolio id="3"]

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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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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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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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05
Oct

North Carolina Business Incubation

North Carolina Business Incubation Association (NCBIA) The North Carolina Business Incubation Association (NCBIA) was formed in 1996 as a volunteer business advisory committee to promote business…

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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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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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22
May

Something Special Happened in Charlotte Last Week

May 19, 2014 by Marilyn Carpenter, Director of Venture Development | UNC Charlotte Ventureprise “Re-imagine young black men as a new class of entrepreneurs, capable of…

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11
Apr

WTVI’s Carolina Impact Profiles CSL

Watch this segment from WTVI-PBS Carolina Impact about the CSL Entrepreneurs Academy

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23
Jan

City Startup Labs’ Kick-off

[caption id="attachment_846" align="alignleft" width="270"] Claudette Faison and Gary Thompson, of Youth-at-Risk, leading the Cultivation Module.[/caption] On Friday, January 17th, the City Startup Labs pilot kicked-off the…

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18
Dec

Entrepreneur School Opens for Business in Charlotte

December 13, 2013 By Caroline McMillan Portillo Though City Startup Labs is a nonprofit, developing it was an entrepreneurial endeavor. Here are some of founder Henry…

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18
Dec

Q&A with Henry Rock

December 13, 2013 By By Glenn Burkins Henry Rock, founder and director of City Startup Labs, say more young black males should be groomed to launch…

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08
Apr

FastTrac Leading to Start-ups and Job Creation Across the Nation

Posted by: Mark Marich on February 09, 2011 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Kauffman FastTrac programs in New York and Michigan are leading to new business…

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