From a food-truck founder to a wedding photographer, Charlotte-area business owners and financial experts share tips on how business owners wrestling with irregular cash flow can manage their funds when times are tough.
Six months ago, Obie Chambers of Charlotte was let out of a federal prison camp in Edgefield, S.C., and quickly started a company he calls The Exigency Group, which provides counseling services to people facing time behind bars.
Facebook hosts all-night hackathons. Google has weekend laser tag retreats. Many startups have no parental leave policy at all, so the first employee to have a baby has to ask the company to create one.
Somewhere in Charlotte, 50 small-business owners are hoping for a phone call. They’ve all applied for a U.S. Small Business Administration education and mentoring program designed to help them grow their companies.