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Category: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. News

International Collaboration Fosters Healthcare and MedTech Company Acceleration in Winston-Salem

A new business development program launching in Winston-Salem will bring the most promising healthcare IT and digital health companies from Sweden, Iceland, and Finland to the Triad to plan their US market entry strategies. The program, called Nordic AMPlify, has selected 12 growth-phase companies from more than 100 companies who expressed interest. The program will… Read More »

Wake Forest and the New Museum Present ‘IdeasCity Winston-Salem’

Year-long partnership to focus on thriving mid-sized cities Wake Forest University, New Museum’s NEW INC in New York City, and more than a dozen local businesses and organizations, are engaging in a unique year-long partnership under the banner “IdeasCity Winston-Salem.” Throughout the 2020-21 academic year, community partners will host events to explore creative approaches to… Read More »

Minority Business Enterprise Grant Program Provides Funds for COVID-19 Relief

 A new grant program will offer funding for COVID-19 relief to Black and Latino-owned small businesses in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. The Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) grant fund will provide businesses with up to $25,000 and is focused on improving business success, job retention, and job creation for Black and Latino-owned businesses. $1.2 million has… Read More »

5 Reasons Collaborative Law is Good for Business

The new Uniform Collaborative Law Act was recently signed into law in North Carolina and takes effect on October 1, 2020. What is in this new law and why is it good for business? Collaborative law, a type of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), offers parties in a dispute a new alternative to lengthy, public, and… Read More »

Terri Cummings Named Vice President of Talent and Workforce for Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.

 Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. has named Terri Cummings as Vice President of Talent and Workforce. In this role, Terri will serve on the organization’s leadership team and advance efforts to promote education and workforce alignment throughout Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Working closely with industry partners, higher education institutions, and Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, Terri will draw together… Read More »

Employee Deferral of Payroll Tax

In August President Trump signed an Executive Order providing additional relief to Americans during COVID-19. The Executive Order provides an optional payroll tax deferral of the employee’s portion of social security withholdings from September 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Employers have been able to voluntarily defer their portion of the Social Security since April… Read More »


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