From money to local connections, coaching, spaces, tools, talent, and skills, the support programs you need to accelerate your business are right at your fingertips!
Backstage Capital has invested in more than 170 companies led by underrepresented founders.
IFundWomen is a funding marketplace for women-owned businesses and the people who want to support them.
Knowledge & Skills, Money
Piedmont Business Capital creates shared economic prosperity through equitable lending and investment.
Black Girl Ventures helps create access to social capital and financial capital for Black/Brown women founders.
Natural Capital Investment Fund funds and advises small and mid-sized businesses that create jobs, eliminate waste, and use natural resources responsibly.
Our program is formed to mentor necessity-driven entrepreneurs to ensure they can earn a fair living wage.
Coaching, Knowledge & Skills, Money
ACCESS is a program committed to helping minority-owned and woman-owned business enterprises.
Connections, Knowledge & Skills, Money
xElle Ventures is an early-stage angel investment network supporting women entrepreneurs.
A 3-month accelerator program that supports seed-stage startups.
We seek to support the NC State entrepreneurial community with an angel investing platform and co-investment fund.
The Wolfpack Investor Network is an angel investing group investing in the university's best and brightest alumni.
An annual grant competition open to Wilkes County entrepreneurs in a broad range of industries.
Actionable training on core business fundamentals created by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs.