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King of Kings

Alejandro Herrera had always wanted to open his own business but didn't know how to get started. Thanks to a close friend, he heard of Carolina Small Business Development Fund and applied for a loan that would help to provide transportation equipment. By September 2015, his business, King of Kings, was up and running.

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King’s Sandwich Shop

TJ McDermott brings passion and perseverance to the city of Durham by bringing back to life the historical icon and popular sandwich shop, King's Sandwich Shop.

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The Cloth Mill at Eno River

Hillsborough, NC | Nicole is the owner of a beautiful, chic and unique wedding and event venue. Inspired by the bartending jobs she held through her college career, she decided to open a mobile bar service company.

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Smallcakes of Huntersville

Eve Craig started Smallcakes with a sweet tooth and decadent taste for cupcakes.

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Carolina Small Business Development Fund has helped in ways traditional lending sources could, or rather would, not. Carolina Small Business has helped me realize my dreams as a business owner—to expand, help my community grow in a positive direction and support my family. ” TJ McDermott, King's Sandwich Shop