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1. Entrepreneur Support Organizations

1.1. Strategy & Coordination

1.1.1. Charlotte Entrepreneurial Alliance

1.1.2. Ventureprise

1.1.3. Business Innovation & Growth

1.1.4. Packard Place's The Garage

1.2. Local Entrepreneurship Networks

1.2.1. Social Entrepreneruship

1.2.1.1. Queen City Forward

1.2.1.2. City Start Up Labs

1.2.1.3. Social Venture Partners Charlotte

1.2.2. Meet Ups

1.2.2.1. Hackers & Founders

1.2.2.2. UX Users Group

1.2.2.3. Skookum Tech Talk

1.2.2.4. Misc Other Tech Meetups

1.2.3. Networking & Education

1.2.3.1. CRTEC

1.2.3.2. Ventureprise

1.2.3.3. The Garage at Packard Place

1.2.3.4. BIG

1.2.3.5. Charlotte Entrepreneurial Alliance

1.2.3.6. Entrepreneurs Organization

1.2.3.7. Vistage

1.2.3.8. Afribiz.com

1.2.3.9. Bar Camp

1.2.3.10. TedX Charlotte

1.2.3.11. Hackathon

1.2.3.12. Southeast Venture Conference (regional)

1.2.3.13. Tech Breakfast

1.2.3.14. Tech After Five

1.2.3.15. Charlotte EO

1.2.3.16. Launch Pad Technology Training

1.2.3.17. North Carolina Technology Association

1.2.3.18. World Affairs Council

1.2.3.19. Start Up America/North Carolina Partnership

1.2.4. Business Plan Competitions

1.2.4.1. Charlotte Shapers

1.2.4.2. Charlotte Chamber Power Up

1.2.4.3. Charlotte Venture Challenge

1.2.4.4. Seed20

1.2.4.5. NC Idea

1.2.4.6. Start Up Weekend

1.2.5. Business Counseling

1.2.5.1. SBTDC

1.2.5.2. SCORE

1.2.5.3. Small Business Center (CPCC, GCC, RCCC)

1.3. Incubators/Accelerators, Coworking

1.3.1. Incubator/Accelerators

1.3.1.1. PiES

1.3.1.2. CLT Joules

1.3.1.3. Innovo Labs

1.3.1.4. RevTech Labs

1.3.1.5. Ventureprise/Ben Craig Center

1.3.1.6. Packard Place

1.3.1.7. Rock Hill Incubator

1.3.2. Co-working

1.3.2.1. Area 15

1.3.2.2. Packard Place

1.3.2.3. Enjoy Life

1.3.2.4. Citispace

1.3.2.5. Industry

1.3.2.6. McAllister

1.3.2.7. Co-work Uptown

1.3.2.8. Rock Hill Co-working

2. Government/Quasi Government

2.1. Policy Makers

2.2. Federal Departments

2.2.1. SBA

2.2.1.1. Office of Entrepreneur Education

2.2.2. Department of Labor

2.2.2.1. Employment & Training Administration

2.2.2.1.1. WIRED

2.2.2.1.2. Project GATE

2.2.3. National Science Foundation

2.2.3.1. Innovation Corps

2.2.4. Department of Commerce

2.2.4.1. Office of Entrepreneurship & Innovation

2.2.4.1.1. i6 Challenge

2.2.4.2. Economic Development Administration

2.2.5. Appalachian Regional Commission

2.3. State Departments

2.3.1. Department of Commerce

2.3.1.1. Science and Technology Grant Programs

2.4. Local Departments

2.4.1. Small Business

2.4.2. Centralina Council of Goverments

2.4.2.1. Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

2.5. Research Institutions

2.5.1. NC Biotech

2.5.2. Charlotte Research Institute

2.5.3. NC Research Campus

2.6. Workforce Boards

2.6.1. Charlotte Works

2.6.2. Rowan Works

2.6.3. Centralina Workforce Development

2.7. Economic Development Organizations

2.7.1. Charlotte Chamber

2.7.2. Charlotte Regional Partnership

2.7.3. City of Charlotte

2.7.4. Centralina Economic Development Commission

2.7.5. Center City Partners

2.7.6. Mecklenburg County Economic Development

2.7.7. Centralina Economic Development Commission (see COGS in Local Govt also)

2.7.8. Catawba Regional Council of Governements

2.7.9. Mooresville/South Iredell Economic Development Corporation

2.7.10. Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation/City of Rock Hill

3. Educational Institutions

3.1. K-12

3.1.1. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

3.1.1.1. Morehead STEM Academy (K-8)

3.1.2. Private Schools

3.2. Colleges

3.2.1. UNC CHarlotte

3.2.1.1. Center for STEM Education

3.2.1.2. Center for Tech Commercialization

3.2.1.3. Data Science and Business Analytics Initiative

3.2.1.4. Charlotte Research Institute

3.2.1.5. Certificate of Entrepreneurship Program

3.2.1.6. Center for Lean Logistics and Engineering Systems

3.2.1.7. Laboratory of Information Integration, Security and Privace

3.2.1.8. Center for Optoelectronics & Optical Communications

3.2.2. CP & Other Community Colleges

3.2.2.1. The Geek Fest

3.2.2.2. Small Business Center

3.2.2.3. Advanced Mechatronics Manufacturing Lab

3.2.3. York Technical College

3.2.3.1. 3D Systems University

3.2.3.2. Institute for Manufacturing Productivity

3.2.4. South Piedmont Community College

3.2.4.1. Advanced Manufacturing Center

3.2.5. Catawba Valley Community College

3.2.5.1. Manufacturing Solutions Center

3.2.6. Rowan Cabarrus Community College

3.2.6.1. Small Business Center

3.2.7. Johnson & Wales University

3.2.8. Davidson College

3.2.9. Queens University

3.2.9.1. Center for Enrepreneurial Leadership

3.2.9.2. Entrepreneurship Leadership Circle

3.2.9.3. Executive MBA Business Plan Competition

3.2.10. Johnson C. Smith University

3.2.10.1. Innovo Labs

3.2.11. Winthrop University

4. Capital Resources

4.1. Financing

4.1.1. Commercial Banks

4.1.1.1. B of A

4.1.1.2. Certus Bank

4.1.1.3. Wells Fargo

4.1.1.4. BB & T

4.1.1.5. Community Banks

4.1.2. Venture Debt Funds

4.1.2.1. Escalate

4.1.2.2. LIghthouse

4.1.2.3. Many More

4.1.3. Venture Debt Banks

4.1.3.1. Silicon Valley Bank

4.1.3.2. Square 1 Bank

4.1.3.3. Bridge Bank

4.1.3.4. Comerica

4.1.4. Asset Based Lenders

4.1.4.1. Business Alliance Capital Corp

4.1.4.2. CIT Business Credit

4.1.4.3. Many Others

4.1.5. Microloans

4.1.5.1. Michael Scott Mater Foundation

4.1.5.2. USDA's Farm Service Agency

4.1.6. CEDC

4.1.6.1. Centralina Regional Revolving Loan Fund

4.1.7. SBA Financing

4.1.7.1. Business Expansion Funding Corp.

4.1.7.2. Self-Help Ventures

4.2. Investors

4.2.1. Venture Capital

4.2.1.1. Southern Capitol Ventures (Raleigh)

4.2.1.2. NC Idea Partners Fund (Raleigh)

4.2.1.3. Sunbridge Partners (California)

4.2.1.4. Noro Moseley (Atlanta)

4.2.2. Angel Investors

4.2.2.1. IMAF

4.2.2.2. Individual Angel Investors

4.3. Foundations

4.3.1. The Foundation for the Carolinas

4.3.2. Charlotte Regional Foundation for Entrepreneurs

4.3.3. The Leon Levine Foundation

4.3.4. Kauffman Foundation

4.3.5. Knight Foundation

4.3.6. Duke Endowment

4.3.7. Belk Foundation

4.3.8. Michael Scott Mater Foundation

4.3.9. Multiple Corporate Foundations

5. Business

5.1. Corporations

5.1.1. Financials

5.1.1.1. Bank of America

5.1.1.2. Wells Fargo

5.1.1.3. BB&T

5.1.1.4. TIAA-CREFF

5.1.1.5. Community Banks

5.1.2. Healthcare

5.1.2.1. Carolinas Healthcare System

5.1.2.2. Edison Nation Medical

5.1.2.3. CaroMont Healthcare

5.1.3. Manufacturing

5.1.3.1. Daimler Trucks

5.1.3.2. Ingersoll Rand

5.1.3.3. Goodrich

5.1.3.4. Carlisle Companies

5.1.4. Energy

5.1.4.1. Duke Energy

5.1.4.2. SPX

5.1.4.3. Siemens

5.1.4.3.1. STEM Academy

5.1.4.4. Areva

5.1.4.5. Piedmont Natural Gas

5.1.5. Retail

5.1.5.1. Belk

5.1.5.2. Lowes

5.1.5.3. Family Dollar

5.1.5.4. Delhaize/Food Lion

5.1.5.5. Cato Corp

5.1.5.6. Ruddick Corp.

5.1.6. Technology

5.1.6.1. Premier Healthcare Alliance

5.1.6.2. MIcrosoft

5.1.6.3. Large Banks

5.2. Industry Support Organizations

5.2.1. Energy

5.2.1.1. Center for Energy/CPCC

5.2.1.2. E4

5.2.1.3. EPIC

5.2.2. Info Technology

5.2.2.1. IT- oLogy

5.2.2.2. Charlotte Regional Technology Talent Force

5.2.2.3. Charlotte Regional Tech Execs Council

5.2.3. Advanced Manufacturing

5.2.3.1. Center for Motorsports/UNCC

5.2.3.2. Advanced Mechatronics Center/CPCC

5.2.3.3. NC State University Industrial Extension Services (IES)

5.2.3.3.1. The Network

5.2.3.4. CEDC/Minds That Manufacture

5.2.3.5. Community College Labs (see Education)

5.2.4. Health & Life Sciences

5.2.4.1. NC Biotech

5.2.4.2. UNCC Bioinformatics Research Center

5.2.4.3. North Carolina Research Campus

5.2.4.3.1. David Murdock Research Institute