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The City of Raleigh is a proud supporter of Black Entrepreneurship Week! The week kicks off September 16 to celebrate Black entrepreneurship and small businesses in North Carolina! Learn where you can get involved to unlock your potential. This event is held by the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, a partnership between Carolina Small Business Development Fund and Shaw University.

The City of Raleigh will host the 2nd Annual Raleigh Small Business Connect, on May 7, 2019, in partnership with Carolina Small Business Development Fund, Women’s Business Center of NC, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and Wake Technical Community College. Registration is free and open until May 5. 

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On Wednesday, March 20, City of Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane​ welcomed local, regional, state, and national leaders to an event where the report Want to Grow North Carolina’s Economy? Fix the Child Care Crises was released. The report was written by ReadyNation, a global nonprofit that leverages the experience, influence, and expertise of more than 2,000 business executives to promote public policies and programs that build a stronger workforce and stronger economy. 

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On Saturday, March 9, members of Raleigh’s Office of Economic Development and Innovation team and area partner organizations head to Austin, TX for the annual South by Southwest Interactive Tradeshow and Festival. The purpose of the trip is to host a booth at the Interactive Tradeshow which will feature a new activation at SXSW, asking attendees to “Picture Yourself in Raleigh.” 

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Raleigh's Economic Development and Innovation Office are proud to present our FY18 Annual Report! Learn more about our team’s progress toward our goals over the past year of attracting new jobs and investment; encouraging existing industry expansion and retention; strengthening small business development; catalyzing entrepreneurship and innovation; advancing workforce development priorities – all to cultivate a place of prosperity for those who call Raleigh home. 

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