Have you ever dreamt of starting or growing your own business? The city can help.
Charlotte Business Resources,
CBRbiz.com, is an online portal designed to connect you with free resources available to help you achieve your goals. Boasting a network of over twenty-five resource partners, CBRbiz provides educational, networking, and mentoring services to Charlotte-area entrepreneurs, including those starting from scratch.
Consolidated information about starting, growing, financing and locating a business as well as information about government contracting
Communal blog posts where peers and leaders address business challenges
An event calendar featuring networking events, classes, workshops and seminars
Podcasts with local business experts
Social media contests for free services and event scholarships.
"CBRbiz.com is a network of organizations dedicated to working together to save businesses time and money by providing free resources and information," says Senior Economic Development Specialist, Christi Floyd.
The dedication of resource partners provides Charlotte-area small businesses with thousands of hours of free training and millions of dollars in funding. Here are a few of their achievements:
Charlotte Regional Business Alliance created 5,858 jobs for Charlotte residents.
U.S. Small Business Administration provided $127,453,600 of loans for entrepreneurs.
Small Business & Technology Development Center provided 3,902 hours of counseling and coaching services.
At CBRbiz, the goal is to connect your business idea to the resources you need to start and grow your entrepreneurial dream.