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Secretary of Labor Perez Praises Forsyth Tech Programs

By Michael A. Wisemam Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and Congresswoman Virginia Foxx paid a visit to Forsyth Tech this week with a clear message: If the new post-recession economy is a Big Mac, institutions like Forsyth Tech are the signature gooey deliciousness that makes it come together. “You are […]

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Creative Corridors to Change the Face of Downtown

By Michael A. Wiseman The Creative Corridors Coalition was formed in 2007 with one important mandate: help transform the proposed North Carolina Department of Transportation Business 40 Project into a visually stunning showcase for life in Winston-Salem. While NC DOT made plans to replace 11 aging bridges leading into downtown, […]

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Forsyth Tech Small Biz Center: Meet One of Our Clients

By Allan Younger In my last article, I announced the events that we scheduled in celebration of National Small Business Week during the week of 5/4-5/8. Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions […]

by · June 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
Innovative Partnership Between Wake Forest and Forsyth Tech Yields New Technology

Innovative Partnership Between Wake Forest and Forsyth Tech Yields New Technology

By Michael A. Wiseman Innovation has become the foundation upon which Winston-Salem has found herself rebuilding. It’s not just the name of a section of downtown, or catchy city-wide tagline, but more a pervasive mindset that is changing the way things happen around town. And it’s what brought Forsyth Tech and […]

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$96 Million in New Investment Coming to the Brookstown District

By Staff “It is nice to see somebody come in from the outside and confirm what many of us have known all along.” Gayle N. Anderson, president & CEO of the W-S Chamber   The same week that hot retailer Mast General brought big time retail back to downtown, Winston-Salem […]

by · May 7, 2015 · 2 comments · Business, Innovation
Flywheel and Inmar Team Up to Host Business Idea Challenge with $25,000 Prize

Flywheel and Inmar Team Up to Host Business Idea Challenge with $25,000 Prize

By Staff The Inmar Digital Health Challenge 2015 powered by Flywheel will run from April 30 to July 20, 2015. Participants will submit innovative digital health-related business ideas for a chance to win a $25,000 cash prize and potential future funding. Participants in the Inmar Digital Health Challenge will propose […]

by · May 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
Global Organization Names Winston-Salem a Great City for Startups

Global Organization Names Winston-Salem a Great City for Startups

By Staff Winston-Salem has been recognized for being a hub for innovation, economic growth, and prosperity at the local level. It’s been named a Startup Grind city, joining a global community of 150 cities across 65 countries who excel at connecting entrepreneurs and fostering innovation.

Small Business Week at Forsyth Tech

Small Business Week at Forsyth Tech

By Allan Younger   We are very excited !!!  We have scheduled 21 events the week of 5/4-5/8. Please mark your calendars to make plans to join us at the Small Business Center.  Our sessions will include social media, credit, technology, digital marketing, and much more. Here is some important […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation
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The Importance of Business/Marketing Research – Start at Forsyth County’s Public Libraries

By Allan Younger   We cannot overstate the importance of business research prior to starting a business or spending money to grow or improve an existing business. We are often asked how to determine what customers want, how competitors are successful, and what the future may hold for a particular […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation
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WFBMC’s HEART Pathway Protocol Helps Emergancy Departments Efficiantly Evaluate Patients with Acute Chest Pain

By Staff A recently developed risk-evaluation protocol can help hospital emergency department personnel more efficiently determine which patients with acute chest pain can be sent home safely, according to a randomized trial conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study, published in the current online issue of the American […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation