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Sponsored by GOOGLE presented by City of Raleigh in partnership with Raleigh SCORE, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, SBTDC, The Women’s Business Center of North Carolina and Wake Technical Community College 

Are you in business? Need to grow your business? Entrepreneurial-minded? 

This event brings small business owners together to find the best resources that they do not know about and how they can improve their business. Raleigh's Small Business Connect will feature a variety of local, county, state and federal resources available to assist businesses at all stages of their life cycle. Information sessions include: “How to Grow Your Business Online” by GOOGLE and “Start and Grow Your Business”, “Connecting Business to Resources” and “ Veteran Resources” presented by local business resource providers. Keynote speakers include Brian Hamilton of Sageworks and Olalah Njenga of YellowWood Group. 
Sponsored by GOOGLE presented by City of Raleigh in partnership with Raleigh SCORE, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, SBTDC, The Women’s Business Center of North Carolina & Wake Technical Community College.

Are you in business? Need to grow your business? Entrepreneurial-minded?

Raleigh's Small Business Connect will feature a variety of local, county, state and federal resources available to assist businesses at all stages of their life cycle. Information sessions will include: “How to Grow Your Business Online” by GOOGLE and “Start and Grow Your Business”, “Connecting Business to Resources” and “ Veteran Resources” presented by local business resource providers. Keynote speakers will include Brian Hamilton of Sageworks and Olalah Njenga of YellowWood Group.

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iFundWomen, the crowdfunding platform for women-led startups and small businesses, and the Office of Mayor Nancy McFarlane has announced a partnership to launch a new, crowdfunding platform that directly supports the women-led small businesses and startups in the greater Raleigh area, including The Triangle and The Triad. iFundWomen Raleigh is a dedicated online hub that supports women in the region, who are early stage entrepreneurs working to raise money for all types of businesses. 

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DeShawn Brown
Lithios

"Raleigh has an awesome combination of young talents"

DeShawn Brown, CEO of Lithios Lithios is a Raleigh startup that is focused on developing functionally beautiful (and beautifully functional) 'mobile first' solutions for businesses. Mobile first simply means that Lithios approaches our client’s problems with solutions that work for today’s on-the-go, smartphone in hand society to deliver solutions people have come to expect. http://lithiosapps.com/

Watch the videos to see why Raleigh works for local businesses.

 

 

Jim Hansen
PNC Bank

"Raleigh has a ton of momentum"

Jim Hansen, Regional President of PNC Bank, talks about the positive momentum he sees in Raleigh and the importance of engaging new residents to help them become part of the community. He credits Raleigh for being a place where “entrepreneurs can come to build companies and have support and vibrancy around their workforce.” And in addition to its great weather, culture, and location, Jim appreciates that Raleigh offers access to a multitude of recreational activities which helps professionals balance work and family life.

Watch the videos to see why Raleigh works for local businesses.

 

 

James M. Whitehurst
Red Hat

"We see Raleigh as a strategic advantage"

James M. Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, explains why, after an analysis of several cities, Raleigh was selected for the company’s headquarters. He describes the City as providing an excellent quality of life, including easy commutes to downtown, low cost of living, abundant educational opportunities, and fantastic local talent. James also discusses Raleigh’s business culture, noting that Red Hat benefits from being in a place where other entrepreneurial companies are located.  He says that Raleigh “has a ton of momentum” as felt when walking down the streets, dining in restaurants, and talking to other business leaders who are considering locating here.

Watch the videos to see why Raleigh works for local businesses.

 

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