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

Media Spotlights: Creative Startups Winston-Salem Features

Bloomberg News- Read the full article here American Entrepreneurship- Read the full article here MarketWatch- Read the full article here Triad Business Journal- Read the full article here Winston Salem Journal- Read the full article here Startup Beat- Read the full article here

Winston-Salem Ranked as Top City to Start a Business!

Camel City Dispatch recently released an article on a study completed by Wallethub naming Winston-Salem, NC as a great place to open up shop. ” Winston-Salem came in 11th overall out of 150 cities, and came in 3rd for the highest average growth of number of small businesses.”  Read the full article here

Swerve’s New Members

CCE would like to welcome it’s newest Swerve members: Devora Black Owens Daniels Sonjy Daniels Angel Fant Edward Garcia Ben Hecht Ramona King Corey Madden John Moore Robert Moyer Tommy Priest Franklin Terry Shana Whitehead Allan Younger The Kenan Institute for the Arts Visit the Swerve Directory to see the full list of members and check out their bios!


  On April 4th, the Center for Creative Economy officially bid farewell to Brittany Mashburn and welcomed Magalie Yacinthe into our creative family! Magalie serves as the newest Project Management Assistant alongside Executive Director, Margaret H. Collins. Magalie comes to the Center for Creative Economy with experience working with a Winston-Salem nonprofit, Delta Arts Center,… MORE