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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

Are Millennials Disconnected From Hard News & Community? Not So Much

By Staff   People born between 1980 and 1997 are known by monikers from Millennials to the “First Digital Generation”. The conventional wisdom is that they are more disconnected from “news” and information than their predecessors and more focused on celebrity news, gossip, and their own Instagram feeds. As with […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Small Business Center at Forsyth Tech- Meet Some of Our Clients

By Allan Younger   Starting and operating a small business is hard work. The Small Business Center at Forsyth Tech provides: Confidential one-on-one business counseling Small business seminars, clinics, and roundtables Resource center for research and networking The objective of the Small Business Center Network is to help small businesses succeed […]

by · March 6, 2015 · 3 comments · Business, Innovation
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More Than 250 Chambers of Commerce Urge Congress to Fund Transportation

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce joined more than 250 local, regional and state chambers of commerce urging Congress to resolve the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and to pass a long term federal transportation authorization bill. To that end the Chambers sent a letter […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Triad Design Leadershop Returns to Winston-Salem March 4-5

By Staff The Center for Creative Economy will host the Triad Design Leadershop in Winston-Salem on March 4-5. This transformative keynote and workshop series, features the theme, “The Architecture of Experience: Designing for People. Designing for Profitability.” Two innovative thinkers, Joel Van Dyke and Marc Bolick of DesignThinkers Group, share […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation