Why the mayor of bank town is high on startups

CHARLOTTE—Mayor Jennifer Roberts has made building Charlotte’s startup community a priority. Having an innovative community makes it easier to attract talent, companies and to compete globally.

“We are building something incredible here in Charlotte,” Roberts said at the Next Bank Charlotte conference on June 1.

She meets with entrepreneurs and other players in the startup community to learn about their needs and goals. Roberts is also prepared to offer assistance when local entrepreneurs Dan Roselli and Louis Foreman are ready to invest in an innovation campus.”

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