EO Charlotte graduates 7 startup entrepreneurs as companies surpass $1M in revenue


CHARLOTTE- The Entrepreneur Organization of Charlotte, EO Charlotteannounced this week that seven companies have recently completed the organization’s Business Accelerator program.

To qualify, the company must achieve or exceed $1 million in business revenue, the organization said in a statement.

In the Triangle, annual sales of over $1 million — or employing 10 or more full-time employees — would qualify a company to join the Triangle Tweeners List, the 2021 edition, released this morning.

The seven Charlotte entrepreneurs leading companies that have reached the $1 million revenue milestone are:

The Charlotte Accelerator program graduates 2 entrepreneurs after they achieve $1 million in sales

Sales growth makes sense

Bukolt said in a statement released by the organization that completing the program felt amazing after four years of participating in the program to grow her business.

“I don’t think I could scale without the support of my EOA trainers and colleagues,” Bukolt said. “Because of the extensive learning and accountability, my business revenue has increased almost 10-fold since the program started.”

Brian Delaneythe co-founder of Skookum, which was acquired by GlobalLogic in 2019 (which was acquired by Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd. in 2021 for $9.6 billion), is now Chair of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of Charlotte.

“It’s incredibly rewarding to see these companies take flight as they navigate the high-pressure world of entrepreneurship,” Delaney said in a statement released by the organization. “This program was created By entrepreneurs for entrepreneursgiving participants a unique perspective from personal experience not seen in other programs.”

The chapter’s website indicates that such exist 100 members from the organization. The association elected new board members last year. Two other Unternehmer members graduated last fall.


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