UpStart Live!

UpStart Live! Feb. 5th – 7th, 2016 UpStart Live is an event like no other. It is collaborative approach to taking a startup through conception to market in just 48 hours. This event will focus on a creative industry, The Olio, Winston-Salem’s own glassblowing studio, and will create a sustainable revenue model for a new product line…. MORE

Local Creative Industries Inform the Tech Council

The Importance and Impact of Creative Enterprises in Forsyth County  Margaret Collins presented at the recent Tech Council Briefing hosted by the Winston-Salem Chamber on December 2nd. Collins provided an overview of the Creative Economy in NC and the Triad, sharing definitions, numbers and statistics. She sited Fast Company magazine’s June 2015 story, U.S. Creative… MORE

Creative Startups Accelerator

Creative Startups Accelerator While most accelerators focus on tech companies, Creative Startups is an accelerator built from the bottom up with creative entrepreneurs in mind. Creative Startups help artists and creative businesses overcome the challenges and ricks associated with a startup by providing a world-class intensive course in Creative Entrepreneurship built, in partnership, with leading… MORE

Blog November 12

November 12, 2015 Swerve, the cool new hub connecting creative enterprises for networking, collaboration and learning new skills launched on November 5th! Check out this video to learn more! Fifty creative individuals joined the Center for Creative Economy to participate in the launch of Swerve. Each joined in conversations around the challenges they are facing… MORE