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This local boutique is a top 100 Etsy vendor bringing in nearly $1 million annually

28-year-old Kayla Godfrey launched her Etsy shop Rose Gold Rebel on a whim in February 2016. Her goal was to bring in an extra $200 a month for groceries by...

How much do Charlotte influencers actually make?

Behind the scenes of their perfectly curated social feeds, Instagram influencers are flipping traditional advertising on its head and revolutionizing the way...

Charlotte doesn’t have enough tech workers to go around

Tech companies need skilled tech workers. But as Charlotte tries to build credibility as a hub for startups and entrepreneurship, its budding companies are...

The #1 employer that people want to work for in Charlotte

Bank of America is the #1 most desirable place to work in Charlotte, followed by the Carolina Panthers and Red Ventures. In a recent Agenda survey to our...

The 23 largest companies headquartered in Charlotte

Charlotte is a corporate town, and our city is home to outposts of most of the nation’s largest companies. But there’s still prestige attached to...

What do you have to earn to be considered “rich” in Charlotte?

How much money do you have to earn to be considered rich in Charlotte? Everything in life is relative — and it turns out that here in Charlotte, you’ve...

3 lessons we can learn about investing from the DealCloud acquisition

Greg Brown is the administrator of the Charlotte Angel Fund, Charlotte’s largest group of angel investors, and the founder of Cardinal Finance. It was...

Gaston County’s development is poised to explode

Charlotteans have historically made their neighbors to the west the butt of many a cruel inside joke. Yes, Gaston County has developed more slowly than the...

52 Charlotte companies made this year’s Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing businesses

Once again, Charlotte is home to several dozen companies that rank among the nation’s fastest growing. A total of 52 local companies made this...

Rachel Roff built a multi-million dollar skincare empire in Charlotte by filling a hole in the market for people of color

One week after graduating from UNC Charlotte, Rachel Roff enrolled in the National Aesthetics Institute where she was disappointed to find a lack of diversity...

Building on early success, Girl Tribe Pop Up looks to expand nationally this year

This weekend, Girl Tribe Pop Up will host its largest pop up shop yet. In just its 3rd year, the event, focused on creating a community of local, female-owned...

LendingTree and Red Ventures are on a collision course

Two of the Charlotte area’s most successful companies are starting to look a whole lot like each other. Just five miles apart, LendingTree and Red...