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WSPR Fund Seeks to Invest in Promising Startups

Winston-Salem Partners Roundtable Fund is now accepting applications from early-stage companies to help accelerate their growth  The Winston-Salem Partners Roundtable (WSPR) Fund is announcing that its application for funding is now live. The fund is looking for companies that are seeking seed-level investments, which will typically range from $100,000 and $300,000 but have the potential to be larger.   Companies must be based in or committed to relocating to Winston-Salem/Forsyth County to be eligible. The fund… Read More »

Meet the Semi-Finalists for The Come Up, an Accelerator Focused on Black and Brown Entrepreneurs

Approximately twenty entrepreneurs have been named as semifinalists for The Come Up, an industry-agnostic startup accelerator for Black and Brown founders. The accelerator is an expansion of Flywheel Foundation’s early-stage investment program, New Ventures, in partnership with HUSTLE Winston-Salem. The program offers a world-class curriculum, investors, subject matter experts, and mentors who know what it’s like to build a… Read More »

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Begins Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines via Drone with UPS Flight Forward

First Drone Deliveries of the COVID Vaccine in the Nation  Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and its healthtech business enterprise operated through the Innovation Quarter, iQ Healthtech Labs, are taking COVID-19 vaccination efforts to new heights with drone deliveries – the first COVID-19 vaccine drone delivery program in the country. This new initiative – operated by UPS and its… Read More »

Garner Foods Breaks Ground on New Facility Expansion in Forsyth County

Garner Foods, makers of Texas Pete® and Green Mountain Gringo® products, held a groundbreaking ceremony today at a new facility in the Winston-Salem, NC area.  This new facility has been an ongoing project for nearly four years and is a key part of Garner Foods’ growth plan.  “We are grateful to be finalizing the details to bring this… Read More »

Vitamin Manufacturer Announces Corporate Expansion to Forsyth County

Nature’s Value expands to Whitaker Park, investing $18 million and creating 250 jobs Winston-Salem welcomes a new corporate headquarters with the announcement that Nature’s Value, a manufacturer of vitamins and dietary supplements, will be expanding some of its operating headquarters here from Coram, New York. The company is in contract to purchase a 426,000 square… Read More »

UNCSA School of Filmmaking ranked among best film schools by The Hollywood Reporter

The School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) has been recognized by two leading publications of the film and television industry this month. The Hollywood Reporter (THR) ranked the school at No. 11 on its list of 25 top film schools in America, and MovieMaker magazine included UNCSA in its list of the best… Read More »


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