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Center for Creative Economy Announced as Grantee of the 2018 NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM Grant

“NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization is awarding thirteen grants, totaling over $1.5 million to organizations throughout the state that support the Foundation’s vision to empower North Carolinians to achieve their entrepreneurial potential. “Today’s announcement is the Foundation’s largest single… MORE

Three Creative Startups Are Winners of $50,000 From The Center For Creative Economy

 The 2018 Creative Startups Winston-Salem Winners Margot and Trevor Toppen of Edumotion, Wendy Hickey of ArtPop Street Gallery, and Kevin Clark of Point Motion   “During the past two months, ten creative enterprises completed an 8-week business educational program and came to Winston-Salem, NC, to compete for a split of $50,000 in seed stage investment… MORE

Triad Business Journal names Margaret Collins, of CCE, Triad Power Player

Founding Executive Director for Center for Creative Economy, Margaret Collins, is named Triad Business Journal’s 2017 Power Player! “These are the individuals who have taken the baton, if you will, to champion truly catalytic efforts, to put their reputations and dollars at risk and to execute plans that move game-changing projects — and our region… MORE

Center for Creative Economy Announces Accelerator Finalists and Awards Funding

The Center for Creative Economy announced the three Winston-Salem based companies that have taken the top prized in the Creative Startups’ Southeastern Accelerator Program. Read the full press release here. Recent news articles: www.bizjournals.com – “Three Winston-Salem companies receive funding from Creative Startups accelerator” Want to learn more about Creative Startups Winston-Salem? Learn more here…. MORE

CCE Announces Creative Startups Winners

Embodied Labs, The Feeling Friends, and Muddy Creek Cafe and Music Hall were the top 3 finalists for the 2016 Winston Salem cohort! Read the full article here

Creative Startups Winston Salem Announces Competitors

Creative Startups Winston Salem Announces Competitors for $50,000 in Venture Funding  — CREATIVE STARTUPS ANNOUNCES COMPETITORS FOR $50,000 IN VENTURE FUNDING Winston Salem, NC – August 8, 2016 – Ten creative entrepreneurs, from Asheville, Atlanta, Chicago, Mexico City, Nashville, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, will compete for $50,000 in venture funding as part of Creative Startups’ newest… MORE