1,200 Entrepreneurs of Color Convene at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit [Recap]

Day 1 Recap:  BE is officially in the QC! And on day one of the Entrepreneurs Summit presented by Nationwide, we proudly welcomed 1,200 entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals to the event in downtown Charlotte. In the first hour of the summit, we kicked off the afternoon with the ultimate speed networking session with Social Entrepreneur, (more…)

Meet Patrick Hill- CMBCC Member and Nominee for BE “Techpreneur of the Year” Award

Patrick Hill, A Cultivated Mindset A Cultivated Mindset (ACM) focuses on bringing an end to difficulties regarding enterprise creation and businesses generally by using innovative technological applications. ACM has been a design and development marketing company that produces purpose driven websites & brands backed by full marketing support to give businesses the ability and confidence (more…)

23 Reasons to Attend the Entrepreneur Sumnit

by Lydia Blanco May 28, 2018 If you are an entrepreneur or small business owner of color, there shouldn’t be any reason that you don’t attend the 23rd annual Entrepreneurs Summit presented by Nationwide in Charlotte, North Carolina, from June 6–9. The Entrepreneurs Summit is the premier event for black entrepreneurs and small business owners. For (more…)

It Takes a Community

I was about 13 years old when I first read The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and much of what I had experienced in my community aligned with what I read. At that time, I decided to do something to better myself and my community. Today, as an attorney for the Department of Homeland Security, I am still inspired by the experiences of my youth, and focus my efforts on making sure people are treated right.

Value of Intellectual Capital

If you were to look at the national bank balance sheet, you’d realize that access to fixed capital has really gone down. To elaborate, while the intellectual capital is growing (college graduates), you will find young engineers and doctors who may not have the necessary balance sheet to acquire fixed capital. So, the challenge has become, How do you finance people like that?