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Hatch, Inc. Expands its Winston-Salem Workforce

Hatch, Inc. Expands its Winston-Salem Workforce

by Staff Hatch Early Learning, the locally based provider of classroom materials and technology for early childhood, recently announced plans to expand its Winston-Salem workforce. The jobs will begin in early 2015, and will include almost 40 new positions. Recognized locally for its dog-friendly workplace, Hatch currently employs 100 people […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Innovation, Business, Innovation
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Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Innovation Quarter

By Staff   On Monday Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced plans for a new medical education building for its School of Medicine. Funding for this $50 million capital project is part of a larger capital campaign that will be publicly launched next summer. The medical education building will be […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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NCDOT Announces Additional Sections of I-74 to be Funded

By Staff   The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced today that three more sections of Interstate 74 rank high enough to be funded as regional projects. Funding has also been secured for the reconstruction of Business 40 through downtown Winston-Salem. This is a huge win for Forsyth County, and […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Winston-Salem Ranked As #1 Digital City For 2014

By Staff   After more than a decade on the board in the top ten, Winston-Salem has been named the most digitally savvy city of its size in America by the e.Republic Center for Digital Government. Winston-Salem was ranked No. 1 in the center’s 2014 Digital Cities Survey of cities […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Why Net Neutrality & President Obama’s Stance Matters

By Michael A. Wiseman   In what has been dubbed a political power play by some, President Obama released a statement Monday in support of net neutrality. A video uploaded to YouTube and WhiteHouse.gov outlined the President’s plan for keeping the internet free and open. “Ever since the internet was created, […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 2 comments · Business, Innovation
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Forsyth Tech Small Business Center Tips- Customer Service Essentials

By Allen Younger     Many businesses understand the importance of customer service. It is one of the most important aspects of any business. If customers are not satisfied with service, they may use another business in the future. They may also voice their complaints to others. This may result […]

by · November 11, 2014 · 15 comments · Business, Innovation
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NCDOT Awards Contract for First Section of the Northern Beltway

By Chad Nance “East bound and down, loaded up and truckin’ We gonna do what they say can’t be done We’ve got a long way to go and a short time to get there I’m east bound, just watch ol’ Bandit run…” – Jerry Reed   Winston-Salem/Forsyth County has received […]

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Piedmont Advantage Credit Union & Hanover Federal Credit Union Announce Merger

By Staff   Piedmont Advantage Credit Union and Hanover Federal Credit Union announced Monday that the two organizations have reached an agreement to merge their respective operations. The merger was approved by a vote of Hanover Federal Credit Union members on October 30, 2014. Piedmont Advantage Credit Union, based in […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Buy Local – BatteryVampire Treats itself to Kickstarter This Halloween

By Staff   Designer, Inventor, Educator and Entrepreneur David E. Smith is turning to the Internet to raise funds for his latest breakthrough technology, BatteryVampire – that extends the usable life of a battery by tapping into the remaining energy left in a ‘spent’ battery. At 5pm EST on Halloween […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation
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What Skills do 21st Century Entrepreneurs Need?

By Allan younger At the Forsyth Tech Small business Center we recently announced the opening of our new facility in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. This move not only represents an address change. it reflects a change in what is needed to be successful. We are often asked what it takes to […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 11 comments · Business, Innovation