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

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

Accelerator Alums in NY Times!

Creative Startups alumni are making major moves- NY Times Style! Read Meow Wolf and Sydney Alfonso‘s features in these recent New York Times Style Magazine articles.


Swerve, the new hub for creative industries launches its 2016 schedule for Triad creative enterprises.  The next Swerve Meetup will take place on January 21st at Flywheel, 525 Vine St., in Winston-Salem.  Speakers, Diane Reinhold & David Horth, of the Center for Creative Leadership, will present “Crafting Your Pitch.”  Presenting your fertile and even earth… MORE

Swerve featured in WSJ & TBJ!

CCE was recently featured in the Winston-Salem Journal, as well as the Triad Business Journal! Both articles go into detail about Swerve, a new hub for creative businesses in the Triad. “Creative entrepreneurs live locally, hire locally and jobs their businesses create are not easily shipped overseas,” said Margaret Collins, executive director of the Center… MORE