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Chatter with BNC

Podcast dedicated to all things business in North Carolina. We talk to the state's leaders in healthcare, manufacturing, education and more about their business, passions and lives in an entertaining and informative manner.

Jun 16, 2021

Welcome to Business North Carolina's weekly podcast, serving up interviews with some of the Tar Heel State's most interesting people. Charlotte is attracting fast-growing financial technology companies including Credit Karma, Robinhood and to complement the city's big banks. Tariq Bokhari, the executive director of the Carolina Fintech Hub nonprofit, explains why the city is a hotspot and describes his group's unconventional efforts to boost the number of skilled tech workers in North Carolina. Universities won't be the answer to solving the tech worker job shortage, says Bokhari, who is on the Charlotte City Council.