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.

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Recent Meetups

  • November 19, 2014 · 4:30 PM

    INNOVATION CHALLENGE > FOOD FINALE

    13 Entrepreneurs

    Join us for Queen City Forward’s Innovation Challenge > FOOD Finale! Can you change the world in 5 minutes? We have 7 innovators who believe their ideas can make us... Learn more
  • September 26, 2014 · 5:00 PM

    FoodThink "Unconference"

    3 Entrepreneurs

    Do you care about increasing access to healthy food in Charlotte? Bring your ideas to the table during a 48hour weekend "uconference" called FoodThink. Join a team and... Learn more
  • September 17, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    The Affordable Care Act - 2015

    2 Entrepreneurs

    Cut through some of the hype and confusion, and take a comprehensive look at the law, the changes, and what they mean for you and your business. Whether you are an... Learn more
  • August 6, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    ImpactU - DEMO DAY at Johnson & Wales auditorium

    6 Entrepreneurs | 5.00

    Have you saved the date? August 6, 2014 ImpactU Demo Day You are invited to Queen City Forward's ImpactU Accelerator Demo Day! Demo Day is the culmination of our first... Learn more
  • July 15, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    Lean Startup Group

    3 Entrepreneurs

    If you are interested in Lean Startup or just want to talk about the nuts and bolts of launching and running a company, we meet the third Tuesday of the month in the... Learn more
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  • Charles Thomas founded Queen City Forward

    on January 24

 
Founded Jan 24, 2012

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