Flywheel Foundation Announces Holly Sloop as Program Manager

The Flywheel Foundation announced the selection of Holly Sloop as program manager. Holly Sloop joins the Flywheel Foundation with over ten years of community development experience working with local small businesses in both government and nonprofit settings. Holly is a native of Cabarrus County and graduated from UNC Charlotte with a degree in Communications. She has received training form the NC Main Street and Rural Planning Center to facilitate the Main Street program for Downtown Concord providing programming...

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Cabarrus Center Launches Team-Based Entrepreneur Mentorship Program

10 local ventures and 25 mentors join the pilot of Cabarrus Center VMS, licensed by MIT After months of planning, training, and recruiting, the Cabarrus Center Venture Mentoring Service (VMS), licensed by MIT, has launched its pilot program with 25 local mentors and 10 new ventures and existing small businesses. The Cabarrus Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, located in historic downtown Concord, has been the hub of entrepreneurial development since it opened in March of 2021. However, key stakeholders in...

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