Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation Receives Funding for Minority-Led Entrepreneurship Access Center

Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation (Cabarrus EDC) is among seven entrepreneur support organizations in North Carolina to be selected for an ECOSYSTEM grant through NC IDEA. The funding comes from a partnership between NC IDEA and the Research Triangle Foundation (RTF), who announced a $250,000 initial commitment to support the grant program. Cabarrus EDC will use the grant funding to support the development of a minority-led Access Center at the Cabarrus Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in downtown...

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Cabarrus Center Provides a “Spark” Through New Grant Program

Meet the Recipients at the Cabarrus Center Spark Grant Celebration on May 6 The Cabarrus Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship may have just opened in March, but the first big “spark” of activity has already been underway for several months as aspiring entrepreneurs worked to secure grants through a new program, funded by the Flywheel Foundation and Truist Bank. Back in December, the Cabarrus Center launched the first cycle of its Spark Grants program. Entrepreneurs located in or adding jobs in Cabarrus County...

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The Cabarrus Center Opens in Downtown Concord

Flywheel to Host Tours for Meeting Space, Private Offices, and Memberships CONCORD, NC, March 2021 – After months of planning and construction, the Cabarrus Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has opened in downtown Concord, North Carolina in the former Cabarrus Savings Bank Building, with a ribbon-cutting held on March 2nd in partnership with the Cabarrus Chamber. Flywheel, a leader in creating coworking communities committed to growing businesses, has designed and is now managing this historic space. “Cabarrus...

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A Recap of Our Hard Hat Tours

We hosted another day of Hard Hat tours earlier this month as more and more progress is made on the Cabarrus Center. If you are just now learning about this exciting new venture coming to downtown Concord on Feb. 12th, here is what it’s all about! The Cabarrus Center is designed to support the creation of new businesses and the growth of existing small businesses in Cabarrus County. The space includes: 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space Private offices and coworking innovation stations Flexible...

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