Category: Work Together


Flywheel is Accepting Applicants to New Ventures Startup Competition

The New Ventures Challenge is a business idea competition that offers startup teams the opportunity to win seed funding and enter the Flywheel New Ventures Accelerator. Winning teams will be awarded cash prizes and follow-up investments with an average $50,000 investment per team in return for a 7.5% equity stake. Applications are open through March… Read More »

Forsyth Tech President Selected for National Fellowship

Dr. Janet N. Spriggs identified as one of the nation’s top 25 most promising community college leaders Janet N. Spriggs, president of Forsyth Technical Community College, has been selected by the Aspen Institute to join the 2020-21 inaugural class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship, a new initiative designed to support community college presidents in… Read More »

Startup Accelerator for Creative Companies Launches in Winston-Salem

Entrepreneurial ecosystem partner Center for Creative Economy is introducing a new accelerator program for creative startups. Kinetic Creative Boot Camp helps creatives get ready to launch their business idea. It’s a 4-week hands-on “learning and doing” experience for creatives who are ready to turn their idea into a business. Workshops will take place in Winston-Salem, NC… Read More »

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Working Together for Winston-Salem

Our goal is to make Winston-Salem and Forsyth County the best place to start and grow a business – nationwide. It’s a common goal shared by many partners working together to make it happen, as you heard from Inmar CEO, David Mounts, at the Chamber’s 134th Annual Meeting.  The vehicle for achieving the goal is our Entrepreneurial… Read More »

New Startup Tier Includes Access to WellQ Healthcare Services

The Winston Salem Chamber and WellQ are partnering to offer healthcare services to local startups. Businesses that are formally engaged in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, such as members of Winston Starts and Flywheel Coworking, can join the Chamber’s Startup Tier to access this new offering. WellQ provides access to doctor’s office visits, virtual visits, pharmacy services,… Read More »

2019 Awards Presented at the Annual Meeting

The Chamber’s 134th Annual Meeting included the presentations of our 2019 awards. Here are the honorees: Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award: Mrs. Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin exemplifies citizenship and service through her life-long dedication to giving back to the citizens of Winston-Salem. As the executive producer for the National Black Theatre Festival for many years,… Read More »


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