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Upcoming Events

Wed, Sep 25

Sep
25

SCALEUP WNC 2019 PITCH EVENT

Join 30 of the most recent ScaleUp Graduates as they go head to head in the 2019 pitch Event at Highland Brewing Company. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, September 25th from 5:30-8:30 p.m., where you and 250 others will cheer on WNC’s top Founders as they share their pitch.

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Sep
25

‘WHERE DO I FIT?’ WORKSHOP

Explore how your personality type clicks with some and not with others so you can build or join a successful team.

In this workshop, you will complete a personality assessment to learn more about yourself. Activities and discussion will help you discover how your interests and skills match with various roles within the startup world. Whether you want to build your own company or get hired at a startup someday, this workshop is sure to help you learn where you fit best.

Please come prepared to move your body. Please also bring a laptop or smart phones in order to complete the assessment.


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Thu, Sep 26

Sep
26

VENTURE CAFÉ THURSDAY GATHERING

The weekly Venture Café Thursday Gathering serves as a physical nexus for helping innovators and entrepreneurs find one another and collaborate to bring their dreams to reality. These Thursday evening gatherings provide a space for conversations and scheduled programs to inspire a wide range of attendees from around the Piedmont Triad to connect.

The Café is open to all members of the innovation community who have ideas, talent, resources and/or passion to contribute. Stop by to try it out.

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Tue, Oct 1

Oct
1

APPLICATION DEADLINE: CULTIVATE NONPROFIT INCUBATOR

Next Stage is seeking leaders of emerging nonprofit organizations passionate about their causes and wanting to take the steps necessary to build capacity, increase impact and achieve sustainability.

This incubator is offered to participants at no cost thanks to underwriting from local funders. It does require an investment of time, with the expectation that participants prioritize their involvement in CULTIVATE activities.

Requirements for participating organizations:

  • Must be 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations established in the last five (5) years
  • Be located in Mecklenburg County and able to participate in activities taking place near uptown Charlotte
  • Select one representative to serve as the primary participant (typically the founder)
  • Set aside 12-15 hours per month to participate in CULTIVATE, including regular coaching sessions and assigned activities
  • Prioritize participation, completing assignments and meeting milestones
Applications will be assessed according to the following criteria:

  • Commitment and leadership potential of participant
  • Mission and programs that are unique, innovative and differentiated from others in the local community
  • Alignment with local priorities, initiatives and current events
  • Opportunity for impact/organizational strengthening through CULTIVATE involvement
The deadline for submissions is October 1st, 2019.

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Wed, Oct 2

Oct
2

1 MILLION CUPS ASHEVILLE

Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth.

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Thu, Oct 3

Oct
3

VENTURE CAFÉ THURSDAY GATHERING

The weekly Venture Café Thursday Gathering serves as a physical nexus for helping innovators and entrepreneurs find one another and collaborate to bring their dreams to reality. These Thursday evening gatherings provide a space for conversations and scheduled programs to inspire a wide range of attendees from around the Piedmont Triad to connect.

The Café is open to all members of the innovation community who have ideas, talent, resources and/or passion to contribute. Stop by to try it out.

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Tue, Nov 5

Nov
5

Construction Career Days 2019

Tuesday, November 5 to Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The Chamber's Construction Career Days event puts high school students on the path to rewarding career opportunities by showing them the latest equipment and innovations in the skilled trades while they explore an interactive environment and meet employers.

1,500 students from Forsyth and surrounding counties are expected to attend.



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Tue, Nov 19

Nov
19

DigiMarCon World 2019 - Digital Marketing Conference November 19, 2019 - November 21, 2019

DigiMarCon World 2019 is your chance to ... - Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry. - Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level. - Network with thought leaders, collaborate with your peers and build your network in a beautiful atmosphere. DigiMarCon World 2019 Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition will be held Online from November 19th to 21st, 2019, available live stream and on-demand. It is the largest Digital Marketing Event in the World and will be attended by thousands of Digital Marketing Professionals. Whatever your goal is; reinforcing customer loyalty, improving lead generation, increasing sales, or driving stronger consumer engagement, the DigiMarCon World 2019 line up has been specifically designed to help you develop your audience. Immerse yourself in topics like digital strategy, programmatic advertising, web experience management, usability / design, mobile marketing & retargeting, customer engagement, user acquisition, social media marketing, targeting & optimization, video marketing, data science & big data, web analytics & A/B testing, email marketing, content marketing, conversion rate optimization, search engine optimization, paid search marketing, geo-targeting, predictive analysis & attribution, growth hacking, conversion rate optimization, growth marketing tools, marketing & sales automation, sustainable growth strategies, product marketing & UX / UI and much, much more! At DigiMarCon World 2019, you will receive all the elements you need to achieve digital marketing success! Conventional thought will be challenged, new ways of thinking will emerge, and you will leave with your head and notebooks full of action items and ideas to lead your agency / team / account to even greater success. Be a part of DigiMarCon World 2019 and discover how to thrive and succeed as a marketer in a rapidly evolving digital world. Secure your seat now and take advantage of our discounted super early bird registration rates. For more details visit https://digimarconworld.com.

Date: November 19, 2019 - November 21, 2019


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Thu, Nov 21

Nov
21

Southeast Fintech Venture Conference

The third annual Southeast Fintech Venture Conference is an all-day event showcasing the top fintech companies in the Southeast. From true startups to hometown fintech success stories, this day will serve as a demonstration of the latest and greatest in fintech innovation.
We bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and financial service executives. The Southeast Fintech Venture Conference is intentionally more intimate in size to create a contrasting experience to a thousand-person event. We understand that people are the driving force behind a company's success and want to be able to curate an environment that effortlessly facilitates conversation. 
Join us November 21, 2019 for this premier event hosted by Barings in Charlotte, NC.
2018 Event Stats:
Sold out with 230+ Attendees | 500 Brella Meeting Requests | 40+ Investors | 25 Startups Pitched | 30 Cities Represented | 47% of Attendees Senior Level or above
2018 Sponsors included:
Community Partners include:

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