• Clawguard Founder Tires of Dog’s Scratching, Creates Solution

    Those with pets also know that those furry friends can wreak havoc on your house. While living in Charleston, Kevin Dixon grew weary of losing rental deposit after rental deposit because his dog Foster liked to claw at his door and door frame. “There was...

  • TimeTap Helps You Keep Track of Your Time

    It’s safe to say the most precious commodity we all own is our time. We all have the same amount. But most of us struggle with managing our precious time. Software developer Addy Kapur saw a need for a product that allows companies and individuals...

  • League 704 Provides Boutique Short-Term Rentals to Charlotte Visitors

    Charlotte is quickly becoming a destination city. In fact, visitors are spending more money in Mecklenburg County than any other tourism-centered destination in the Carolinas, including Raleigh, Asheville, Charleston and Myrtle Beach. According to Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, Mecklenburg County led all North Carolina’s 100...

  • PeraHealth Grows Roots in Charlotte

    In April 2003, Florence Rothman died in a Sarasota, Fla., emergency room. It happened following undiagnosed complications after a routine surgery to correct aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the exit of the left ventricle of the heart. Florence’s sons, Michael and Steven Rothman—an engineer and...

  • Thoughtpost Simplifies the Way Businesses Communicate

    About a year ago, software developer Chris Dix had an idea, but wasn’t sure how to get started. Thankfully, he found help and support in Charlotte’s emerging startup community. “We joined the Charlotte Venture Challenge in Spring 2018 and they helped me realize it wasn’t...

  • Intercity Rideshare Wants to Make Your Commute More Productive

    Many out there know this problem all too well. You receive a call from your Charlotte office to attend an out-of-town meeting. But, rather than spend the night—racking up hotel expenses and time away from family—you plan to drive there and back in one day....

  • Insurance Agent App Improves Policyholder Experience

    Sometimes an idea for a new business venture develops over time. Other times it happens pretty quickly. For Matt Aaron, the idea for Insurance Agent came after he witnessed a minivan hit a tree on Providence Road. Aaron thought, if that had been him, he...

  • Bundle Brings Together Homebuyers, Lenders, and Real Estate Agents

    Many people dream of owning a home. But getting there can be a nightmare. Navigating the mortgage application process can be daunting, especially for first-time homebuyers. While working as Director of Financial and Performance Analysis at Movement Mortgage, Eric Mager often fielded questions about the...

  • Zome Carpool Saves Money and the Environment

    Charlotte is a rapidly growing city. From 2016 to 2017, the city of Charlotte grew by 1.8 percent, adding 15,551 residents — nearly 43 new people each day. But that’s nothing compared to neighboring Fort Mill, South Carolina which grew by 15.9 percent in the...

  • Tobu Discs an Ace for Disc Golf Players

    You’ve probably seen the courses at local parks featuring the iconic poles with the baskets and chains positioned strategically. We’re talking about disc golf, a game played much like traditional golf, but instead of a ball and clubs, players use a flying disc or Frisbee®....

  • The Secret Sauce to BatteryXchange’s Rapid Success

    Sometimes having a successful startup is all about being in the right place at the right time. For BatteryXchange CEO and co-founder, Desmond Wiggan, that rings especially true. Not only was his passion paramount to his success, but his ability to adapt and identify areas...

  • How Mamu Market Is Making Healthy Eating Convenient

    Charlotte-based Mamu Market launched in 2018 as a digital platform to connect consumers with food vendors. But here’s where they’re different: Mamu Market only offers fully prepared meals. There is no prep work involved, only heating.