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Q&A with Henry Rock

December 13, 2013 By Glenn Burkins,  QCityMetro When last we spoke with Henry Rock, the New York transplant was looking to start an “entrepreneurs academy” in conjunction with the Urban League of Central Carolinas. Since then, he has gotten some financial backing. The goal of the program is to ...

Rockefeller Grant to CSL

“The Rockefeller Foundation is happy to support organizations like City Startup Labs that seek to spur entrepreneurship in communities of color, which are so often under-represented in the current entrepreneurial ecosystem,” said Claudia Juech, Rockefeller Foundation managing director for ...
Kauffman Foundation

Kauffman Supports CSL

The City Startup Labs’ Entrepreneurs Academy is using training programs provided by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for its core curricula. These include: The Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program and the FastTrac New Venture Program.   Foundation Overview The Ewing Marion Kauffman ...
From Chained to Unchained

From Chained to Unchained

From Chained to Unchained: A New Paradigm to Employment – Self-employment. When most ex-offenders contemplate returning home, one of the first things they consider is getting a job. However, according to a Princeton University Study, “Discrimination in Low Wage Labor Markets,” which ...