Queen City Forward is a non-profit organization that aims to help increase the creation, scale, and impact of social ventures in Charlotte, NC. It is guided by the conviction that in purposefully encouraging, enabling, and scaling high-impact social ventures and socially driven entrepreneurs, Charlotte can create a robust cluster of innovation for the region that spurs economic development, improves the lives of citizens, and drives a new model of sustainable growth.
Creating the Ideal Economy
July 20 · 12:00 PM
Lucey Fund Investing in Early Stage Tech Start-ups
Join us for lunch, and pick the brain of a new startup Angel Investor here in Charlotte.The Lucey Fund is leading the wave of very early stage Tech Angel investing and... Learn more
April 6 · 5:30 PM
QCF Talks: B Corps
QCF Talks is a new mini speaker series from Queen City Forward. We want to engage and educate the community on topics that are near and dear to the heart of our misson.... Learn more
Nov 12, 2015 · 5:30 PM
Innovation Challenge Finale
Join us for the Innovation Challenge Finale!
The Innovation Challenge Finale is the culmination event of Innovation Challenge: Plenty, a 3 phase initiative to identify... Learn more
Oct 8, 2015 · 6:00 PM
Knight Cities Challenge Info Session
Looking for an overview of Knight Cities Challenge? Join the Knight Foundation and QCForward this Thursday for an info session and pizza at @809 West Hill St, Suite D.... Learn more
Sep 29, 2015 · 10:00 AM
Is your business ready for the liability shift?
New rules for credit card processing are going into effect on 10/1/15. It is widely estimated that 1/2 of all businesses and 3/4 of small businesses are not prepared for... Learn more