The Charlotte Hornets hosted their annual Innovation Summit where entrepreneurs competed for a $15,000 investment in their business. Though everyone could not receive the monetary award, each applicant walked away with coaching from the Lonely Entrepreneur. It is important that entrepreneurs receive support and social capital needed to catapult their business. Hear the latest about The Lonely Entrepreneur from Michael Dermer on the Hornets Hive Podcast.

There are so many talented people in Charlotte. Brandi Long was presented with $15,000 and a jersey from the Hornets. She advised her peers and other entrepreneurs to “step out of their comfort zone”. You can do so by joining the Learning Community.

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