Category: Economic Development

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces New Economic Development Analyst

 Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is pleased to welcome JT Warren in the role of Economic Development Analyst, a new position on our team. In this role, JT will implement strategies for business and industry growth with a primary focus on lead generation and economic research functions. This integral role serves to develop insights and data on… Read More »

Specialty Textile Manufacturer Tex-Tech Industries Expands in Forsyth County 

Tex-Tech Industries, a manufacturer with an existing company headquarters and facilities in Kernersville, is announcing plans to build an additional manufacturing site in Winston-Salem. Tex-Tech will construct a 170,000 sf build-to-suit facility on Old Lexington Road in an expansion that will generate $41.7 million in investment and create 59 new jobs over 5 years.  Tex-Tech… Read More »

Healthcare Startup Accelerator Nordic AMPlify Launches Third Cohort 

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc., Winston Starts, and Flywheel to Host US Discovery Tour for 14 Companies in June  The Nordic AMPlify program, an accelerator for Nordic digital healthcare and medtech startups, is announcing its third cohort of 14 companies. Nordic AMPlify is a partnership between Trade Promotion Offices (TPOs) in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden,… Read More »

MBE Grants Awarded to 21 Businesses

 In the 2022 cycle of the MBE Grant program, the Entrepreneurial Advisory Committee has distributed a total of $223,000 in funding to 21 locally-owned small businesses. The MBE Grant fund was established in 2020 through private donations to promote sustained economic recovery from the pandemic and job retention for Black and Latinx-Owned small businesses in… Read More »

WFU Center for Entrepreneurship Wins National Innovation Award

Wake Forest’s Entrepreneurship Center startups have been recognized on Shark Tank and featured on Oprah’s Favorite Things list. Now a Wake Forest teaching method that helps students discover their best startup ideas, called IDEATE, has earned a national innovation award.  The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) awarded the 2023 Excellence in… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces New Roles for Two Team Members

As Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. continues to impact local workforce and economic development, it is announcing new staff roles for two team members.   Alesia Hilton, who has served as the Director of Internship Programs since 2021, has been named the Director of Career Readiness. Since joining Greater Winston-Salem, Inc., Alesia has led the creation and development… Read More »

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