#GivingTuesday (December 3) is a global day of giving and #GivingTuesdayCLT (presented by Wells Fargo and powered by SHARE Charlotte) is the QC’s local response to this global movement. Join the Croixstone team in donating, giving your time and/or shopping for good to support more than 400 nonprofits across the greater Charlotte region.
Recently, our Managing Partner, Mark Weber, had the opportunity to tour a former textile mill just north of Uptown Charlotte where Duke Energy is accelerating innovation. Learn more about Duke Energy’s Innovation Center at Optimist Hall.
Recently, Fortune magazine profiled Charlotte and the city’s impressive economic renaissance and exploding startup scene (the Queen City can now boast that it has birthed three “unicorns” including Tresata, Red Ventures and AvidXchange). Learn how Charlotte became the south’s capital of capital.
The Carolina Fintech Hub was formed in late 2017 with the mission of fostering collaboration between the world’s leading financial services firms and innovative Fintech startups. View Carolina Fintech Hub’s new “Pitchbook” to learn about this unique organization’s focused efforts to fuel the future of Fintech in the Carolinas.
WFAE in Charlotte recently aired and published a story that caught many by surprise. The story revealed that Charlotte is on pace to surpass Raleigh-Durham in the number of tech jobs that each metro area holds. Seven days later, Lowe’s announced that they will be building a new 23-story global technology hub in Charlotte’s South End and adding as many as 2,000 new tech jobs to the Queen City. Read WFAE’s story here.
LinkedIn publishes a monthly report on employment trends in the U.S. workforce. The report provides helpful insights into hiring, skills gaps, and migration trends across the country, From a migration perspective, LinkedIn captures insights tied to members who change their locations on their profiles. In the June 2019 report, Charlotte was among the top three USA cities (behind Austin and Denver) that gained the most workers. Read LinkedIn’s June 2019 Workforce Report here.