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An entrepreneurial hub for the city, in the city.

Packard Place is the hub of like-minded entrepreneurs sharing skills and business opportunities in Charlotte. Serving as a community center for entrepreneurial activity in the heart of the city, it allows access to technology, education, and hands-on assistance to help business partners and start-ups design, build, market, and deliver innovation and solutions.

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Upcoming events (5)

PitchBreakfast - Monthly Pitch Event

The Garage at Packard Place

Join us on Wednesday, March 11th as we feature 3 Charlotte startups. Each company will have 5 minutes (with slides) to pitch followed by 10 minutes of Q&A from our expert panel and audience. Audience members will find value in hearing how other startups pitch, what types of feedback (both positive and negative) they receive, and of course, seeing some of Charlotte's up-and-coming startups while networking with other entrepreneurs and startup community leaders over breakfast. Networking begins at 7:45 am and pitches begin at 8:15. Breakfast and coffee are provided by our sponsors. PitchBreakfast gives startups an opportunity to practice their investor pitch in a safe and supportive environment. Interested in pitching at PitchBreakfast? Apply on our website here (http://www.pitchbreakfast.com/pitch/). For startups looking to pitch, this is an amazing opportunity for: • Seed-stage and series A level tech startups looking to raise a round of funding • Early-stage tech startups looking for some feedback on their business model (must at least have MVP) This is NOT for: • Entrepreneurs with just an idea and no development yet • "Lifestyle" companies (ex. bars/restaurants, crafts, hobbyists, MLMs) -"A lifestyle business is a business that is set up and run by its founders primarily with the aim of sustaining a particular level of income and no more; or to provide a foundation from which to enjoy a particular lifestyle." Interested in pitching at PitchBreakfast? Apply on our website here (http://www.pitchbreakfast.com/pitch/).

VIRTUAL Packard Place Public House

Online event

Public Houses are where people used to gather to grab a pint and talk about events of the day. It was how people communicate, collaborate and shared ideas because they were public and open to everyone. Over time, they shorten the name to Pubs. Please join us every Wednesday from 4:30-6:30pm for Packard Place Public House - Virtual Edition. To register for our Public House, please visit: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJYsdeqqrT0ufhaj-sLUstFKb93fcfCKGw/success?user_id=15i7R4hCSz22c1JY4geIEQ&timezone_id=America%2FNew_York You will be placed into a Zoom 'waiting room' if you log in before 4:30pm. 4:30-4:50: Social Check-In​​ ​Bartender Madness - show off what you have brought to drink Photos of Keith Luedeman - a new crowd favorite segment where we see a few awkward photos from Keith's childhood. 4:50-5:20: Small Group Community Network One of the most popular segments of PPPH. We break attendees into groups of 6-7 folks so that everyone can share and you get to meet new folks in the community. Come see how we have 'cracked the code' for community networking in our virtual world.​ 5:20-5:40: Community Resources & Events We discuss new resources and key community events to make sure everyone is plugged in! We also do the weekly 'Charlotte Founder Pulse Check' survey as we track the trends week to week on how folks are feeling about managing their way through the crisis.​ ​ 5:40-6:20: Keg-Side Chat Latesha Byrd, Founder and CEO Byrd Career Consulting, is joining Dan Roselli, founder of Packard Place, for a Keg-side chat. ​ 6:20-6:30: Wrap up Please e-mail Jasmine Boyce at [masked] if you would like to use the Entrepreneurial Zoom Meeting Account we have set up for our community's use.

VIRTUAL Packard Place Public House

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Public Houses are where people used to gather to grab a pint and talk about events of the day. It was how people communicate, collaborate and shared ideas because they were public and open to everyone. Over time, they shorten the name to Pubs. Please join us every Wednesday from 4:30-6:30pm for Packard Place Public House - Virtual Edition. To register for our Public House, please visit: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJYsdeqqrT0ufhaj-sLUstFKb93fcfCKGw/success?user_id=15i7R4hCSz22c1JY4geIEQ&timezone_id=America%2FNew_York You will be placed into a Zoom 'waiting room' if you log in before 4:30pm. 4:30-4:45: Social Check-In​​ ​Bartender Madness - show off what you have brought to drink Photos of Keith Luedeman - a new crowd favorite segment where we see a few awkward photos from Keith's childhood. 4:45-5:15: Small Group Community Network One of the most popular segments of PPPH. We break attendees into groups of 6-7 folks so that everyone can share and you get to meet new folks in the community. Come see how we have 'cracked the code' for community networking in our virtual world.​ 5:15-5:30: Community Resources & Events We discuss new resources and key community events to make sure everyone is plugged in! We also do the weekly 'Charlotte Founder Pulse Check' survey as we track the trends week to week on how folks are feeling about managing their way through the crisis.​ ​ 5:30-6:15: CEO Panel Discussion What's Next? What do you see as the longer-term impacts of COVID-19?​ ​ 6:15-6:30: Wrap up Please e-mail Jasmine Boyce at [masked] if you would like to use the Entrepreneurial Zoom Meeting Account we have set up for our community's use.

Packard Place Public House

The Garage at Packard Place

Public Houses are where people used to gather to grab a pint and talk about events of the day. It was how people communicate, collaborate and shared ideas because they were public and open to everyone. Over time, they shorten the name to Pubs. Join us for our Monthly Packard Place Public House - for pints, networking, and sharing what's going on with you.

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