Accelerence is in-step with today’s entrepreneurial realities. Rather than offering a traditional consulting or venture-capital approach, Accelerence gives growth-stage companies what they truly need most: the ability to realize profitable growth quickly to foster as much self-funding as possible, with proven strategies and hands-on assistance for superior execution.
Our mission is to be considered the premier employee benefits consulting practice in the Carolinas. We will accomplish this through partnership with our clients, providing them with exceptional professional advice and guidance, superior customer service, timely responses and innovative ideas with a high degree of integrity, honesty and dedication to purpose. Benefit Controls conducts its business according to the highest standards of professional and personal ethics.
Charlotte Research Institute is the portal for business-university partnerships at UNC Charlotte. Regionally, CRI works with the community and the campus to accelerate technology commercialization, and champions the growth of entrepreneurial ventures. Globally, CRI develops intellectual capital through collaborations with industry, government and academia.
The City of Charlotte will be a model of excellence that puts citizens first. Skilled motivated employees will be known for providing quality and value in all areas of service. We will be a platform for vital economic activity that gives Charlotte a competitive edge in the marketplace. We will partner with citizens and businesses to make this a community of choice for living, working and leisure activities.
Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University in 1995. By 1996, they had built a search engine (initially called BackRub) that used links to determine the importance of individual webpages.
IDEA Fund Partners is one of the most active seed and early stage venture investors in NC and throughout the Southeast. We typically provide the first institutional money for the companies in which we invest. We like to make small initial investments and set aside plenty of follow-on capital for future rounds. We have invested as little as $100,000 and as much as $750,000 in a round, and can invest up to $1.5M over the life of a company.
Peak 10's people have a foundation and expertise in IT, but bring you more than technical knowledge. You get proactive and empowered professionals, at every level, focused on applying what they know to what you need. Our team delivers the enterprise-level solutions of a national data center with the trust, attention and focus of a local business partner. No red tape, fast approvals and local decisions mean you get 24/7/365 problem solving to save you time and money.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly fifty years.
Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 11,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System.
Ventureprise, Inc. is a venture development organization that evolved from the knowledge and experience gained over 25 years of operating as the Ben Craig Center (BCC) business incubator. BCC ultimately served 130 resident businesses and thousands of program participants.
Today, it is the region’s only non-profit innovation initiative enabling the formation and early stage growth of high potential business ventures.