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Copy of Charlotte Region Entrepreneurial Ecosystem by Mind Map: Copy of Charlotte Region Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

1. Entrepreneur Support Organizations

1.1. Strategy & Coordination

1.1.1. Charlotte Entrepreneurial Alliance

1.1.2. Ventureprise

1.1.3. Business Innovation & Growth

1.1.4. Packard Place's The Garage

1.2. Local Entrepreneurship Networks

1.2.1. Social Entrepreneruship Queen City Forward City Start Up Labs Social Venture Partners Charlotte

1.2.2. Meet Ups Hackers & Founders UX Users Group Skookum Tech Talk Misc Other Tech Meetups

1.2.3. Networking & Education CRTEC Ventureprise The Garage at Packard Place BIG Charlotte Entrepreneurial Alliance Entrepreneurs Organization Vistage Bar Camp TedX Charlotte Hackathon Southeast Venture Conference (regional) Tech Breakfast Tech After Five Charlotte EO Launch Pad Technology Training North Carolina Technology Association World Affairs Council Start Up America/North Carolina Partnership

1.2.4. Business Plan Competitions Charlotte Shapers Charlotte Chamber Power Up Charlotte Venture Challenge Seed20 NC Idea Start Up Weekend

1.2.5. Business Counseling SBTDC SCORE Small Business Center (CPCC, GCC, RCCC)

1.3. Incubators/Accelerators, Coworking

1.3.1. Incubator/Accelerators PiES CLT Joules Innovo Labs RevTech Labs Ventureprise/Ben Craig Center Packard Place Rock Hill Incubator

1.3.2. Co-working Area 15 Packard Place Enjoy Life Citispace Industry McAllister Co-work Uptown Rock Hill Co-working

2. Government/Quasi Government

2.1. Policy Makers

2.2. Federal Departments

2.2.1. SBA Office of Entrepreneur Education

2.2.2. Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration WIRED Project GATE

2.2.3. National Science Foundation Innovation Corps

2.2.4. Department of Commerce Office of Entrepreneurship & Innovation i6 Challenge Economic Development Administration

2.2.5. Appalachian Regional Commission

2.3. State Departments

2.3.1. Department of Commerce Science and Technology Grant Programs

2.4. Local Departments

2.4.1. Small Business

2.4.2. Centralina Council of Goverments Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

2.5. Research Institutions

2.5.1. NC Biotech

2.5.2. Charlotte Research Institute

2.5.3. NC Research Campus

2.6. Workforce Boards

2.6.1. Charlotte Works

2.6.2. Rowan Works

2.6.3. Centralina Workforce Development

2.7. Economic Development Organizations

2.7.1. Charlotte Chamber

2.7.2. Charlotte Regional Partnership

2.7.3. City of Charlotte

2.7.4. Centralina Economic Development Commission

2.7.5. Center City Partners

2.7.6. Mecklenburg County Economic Development

2.7.7. Centralina Economic Development Commission (see COGS in Local Govt also)

2.7.8. Catawba Regional Council of Governements

2.7.9. Mooresville/South Iredell Economic Development Corporation

2.7.10. Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation/City of Rock Hill

3. Educational Institutions

3.1. K-12

3.1.1. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Morehead STEM Academy (K-8)

3.1.2. Private Schools

3.2. Colleges

3.2.1. UNC CHarlotte Center for STEM Education Center for Tech Commercialization Data Science and Business Analytics Initiative Charlotte Research Institute Certificate of Entrepreneurship Program Center for Lean Logistics and Engineering Systems Laboratory of Information Integration, Security and Privace Center for Optoelectronics & Optical Communications

3.2.2. CP & Other Community Colleges The Geek Fest Small Business Center Advanced Mechatronics Manufacturing Lab

3.2.3. York Technical College 3D Systems University Institute for Manufacturing Productivity

3.2.4. South Piedmont Community College Advanced Manufacturing Center

3.2.5. Catawba Valley Community College Manufacturing Solutions Center

3.2.6. Rowan Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center

3.2.7. Johnson & Wales University

3.2.8. Davidson College

3.2.9. Queens University Center for Enrepreneurial Leadership Entrepreneurship Leadership Circle Executive MBA Business Plan Competition

3.2.10. Johnson C. Smith University Innovo Labs

3.2.11. Winthrop University

4. Capital Resources

4.1. Financing

4.1.1. Commercial Banks B of A Certus Bank Wells Fargo BB & T Community Banks

4.1.2. Venture Debt Funds Escalate LIghthouse Many More

4.1.3. Venture Debt Banks Silicon Valley Bank Square 1 Bank Bridge Bank Comerica

4.1.4. Asset Based Lenders Business Alliance Capital Corp CIT Business Credit Many Others

4.1.5. Microloans Michael Scott Mater Foundation USDA's Farm Service Agency

4.1.6. CEDC Centralina Regional Revolving Loan Fund

4.1.7. SBA Financing Business Expansion Funding Corp. Self-Help Ventures

4.2. Investors

4.2.1. Venture Capital Southern Capitol Ventures (Raleigh) NC Idea Partners Fund (Raleigh) Sunbridge Partners (California) Noro Moseley (Atlanta)

4.2.2. Angel Investors IMAF Individual Angel Investors

4.3. Foundations

4.3.1. The Foundation for the Carolinas

4.3.2. Charlotte Regional Foundation for Entrepreneurs

4.3.3. The Leon Levine Foundation

4.3.4. Kauffman Foundation

4.3.5. Knight Foundation

4.3.6. Duke Endowment

4.3.7. Belk Foundation

4.3.8. Michael Scott Mater Foundation

4.3.9. Multiple Corporate Foundations

5. Business

5.1. Corporations

5.1.1. Financials Bank of America Wells Fargo BB&T TIAA-CREFF Community Banks

5.1.2. Healthcare Carolinas Healthcare System Edison Nation Medical CaroMont Healthcare

5.1.3. Manufacturing Daimler Trucks Ingersoll Rand Goodrich Carlisle Companies

5.1.4. Energy Duke Energy SPX Siemens STEM Academy Areva Piedmont Natural Gas

5.1.5. Retail Belk Lowes Family Dollar Delhaize/Food Lion Cato Corp Ruddick Corp.

5.1.6. Technology Premier Healthcare Alliance MIcrosoft Large Banks

5.2. Industry Support Organizations

5.2.1. Energy Center for Energy/CPCC E4 EPIC

5.2.2. Info Technology IT- oLogy Charlotte Regional Technology Talent Force Charlotte Regional Tech Execs Council

5.2.3. Advanced Manufacturing Center for Motorsports/UNCC Advanced Mechatronics Center/CPCC NC State University Industrial Extension Services (IES) The Network CEDC/Minds That Manufacture Community College Labs (see Education)

5.2.4. Health & Life Sciences NC Biotech UNCC Bioinformatics Research Center North Carolina Research Campus David Murdock Research Institute