Posts archive for 2018

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 […]

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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 […]

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The One Relationship Every Entrepreneur Needs

  For most entrepreneurs, the hardest part about running a business isn’t starting it, but keeping it going. Entrepreneurship is a social career path, but it can also be lonely when working by yourself or with just a few others. As a result, the initial rush of starting a business […]

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CCE New Team Member Alert | Meet Jack

    We are pleased to welcome Jack Hupper as our summer intern for CCE!  He is a fortunate addition to our growing team and in just a few short weeks has already jumped in and started creating a real impact! Jack is a rising senior at Wake Forest University […]

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How are creative industries impacting the economy?

At the Center for Creative Economy, we define creative enterprises as companies and individuals that combine design, arts, and technology to create a product or service that gets created, made, and distributed into the economy. According to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis,  creative industries contribute $700 billion to the US Gross Domestic Product and $26 billion in revenues […]

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Center for Creative Economy awarded Parsec Prize

  May 3, 2018 Asheville, N.C. Parsec Financial, an independent fee-only wealth management firm, announced today it has awarded The Center for Creative Economy (CCE) a Parsec Prize for 2018. The CCE will receive $20,000 to connect and promote the creative industries in the Piedmont Triad. Founded in 2011, the […]

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Center For Creative Economy receives $25,000 grant!

The Center for Creative Economy is one of five nonprofits to receive a $25,000 grant from The Ovation Foundation, an arm of Ovation TV. The grant is part of Ovation’s 2017 Creative Economic Innovation Grant Awards program, which focuses on nonprofits that work with artists and enterprises in creative industries through […]

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Meet Our New Marketing Manager: Andrew Hewitt

Andrew is a designer, musician, and entrepreneur. In 2014, Andrew was offered a promotion as a District Sales Manager with his previous employer. The promotion would include relocating from New Jersey to Winston-Salem, NC. Even though he enjoyed his new position, he wasn’t truly doing what he felt he was […]

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