Posts tagged “BIG Council”

Updated October 19, 2016

Premium Lock Advice to Charlotte startups: Go after mid-to-large sized companies

Terry Cox, who has helmed Charlotte's Business Innovation and Growth Council (BIG) for 12 years, has a piece of advice for Queen City startups: "Go in and re-engineer the business models and processes of mid-to-large market companies."

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September 18, 2015

Premium Lock What does Google Fiber mean for Charlotte?

GigWOW event in Charlotte Zach Cardias takes a look at what Google Fiber will mean to the Charlotte market following the GigWOW event in the Queen Ciity Thursday.

Updated March 12, 2015

Premium Lock Terry Cox: Giving Charlotte entrepreneurs a BIG boost

When Terry Thorson Cox, a world traveler, former ice cream entrepreneur in Atlanta and CPA with KPMG, came to Charlotte about a decade ago, the Queen City had no entrepreneurial community to speak of. Now it does, largely due to her efforts, primarily with the Business, Innovation and Growth council she founded.

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Updated December 14, 2012

Premium Lock Too many IT job openings, not enough talent? It's true

"Help wanted" signs for information technology workers remain up despite a tough economy. When you consider the unemployment rate, it's hard to imagine an industry that has significantly more open positions than there are qualified people to fill them. That is the case for the IT industry. Each year, 80,000 jobs are estimated to become available in the IT profession across the nation.

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October 17, 2012

Premium Lock SEVC coming to Queen City in spring 2013

SEVC 2013 The 7th annual Southeast Venture Conference will be held on March 13-14 at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte. The SEVC also is tag-teaming with Internet Summit in Raleigh next month to bring the entrepreneur-focused Startup Summit.

January 10, 2012

Premium Lock Will Charlotte erupt as a startup hub?

BIG council BIG ideas are in play in the Queen City with the Business Innovation and Growth council seeking data from companies to help create a bigger bonfire of entrepreneurship. Peak 10's top executive is helping lead the way.

September 7, 2011

Premium Lock Entrepreneur event to focus on SaaS opportunities

Laura Lederman Southern Capitol Ventures is taking a look at software as a service (SaaS) as it resumes its Entrepreneur's Series program on Sept. 19.

January 12, 2011

Premium Lock Global Business Development event set in Charlotte

BIG The Business Innovation and Growth Council and the NC Department of Commerce are putting on as conference to promote international business.

Updated October 8, 2010

Premium Lock 'Successful Exit' advice on tap for BIG event

BIG Council The Oct. 19 event in Charlotte will include a panel discussion on "Managing the Exit Process / Post Exit: Life after the Deal Is Done."

Updated April 22, 2010

Premium Lock Jigsaw’s $142M sale is BIG news for Charlotte entrepreneur

Garth Moulton, who recently moved to the Queen City and is an active member at the Business Innovation and Growth entrepreneurial group, is “the kind of serial entrepreneur that we need,” says BIG’s CEO.

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