SOLVING A SOCIAL PROBLEM THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN CHARLOTTE
Hilary BurnsBanking, Finance and Entrepreneurship ReporterCharlotte Business Journal@CBJBurns Henry Rock believes teaching young black men about entrepreneurship could help Charlotte’s social-mobility problem. Rock is the executive director of City Startup Labs, a program focused on helping black male millennials see their potential and learn what it takes to launch a company — or to […]
IS ENTREPRENEURSHIP THE ANSWER TO BLACK UNEMPLOYMENT?
Editor’s Note: This column by Qcitymetro editor Glenn H Burkins was first published in the Shop Talk section of The Charlotte Observer. Henry Rock, founder and director of City Startup Labs, say more young black males should be groomed to launch and run their own businesses. Click the link below to listen to our […]
WATCH THIS TEDX TALK ABOUT CITY STARTUP LABS
“Re-imagine young black men as a new class of entrepreneurs, capable of great things – helping in our country’s economic recovery.” https://youtu.be/8l8HiajVJDs
HOPE FOR US ECONOMY: YOUNG BLACK MEN AS ENTREPRENEURS
The Christian Science Monitor – CSMonitor.com Lawrence Carpenter knew he always had an entrepreneurial spirit, but he was in the wrong business – the business of selling drugs. After his second stint in prison, it became clear to him: “I made mistakes in my life, and I didn’t want to spend the rest […]