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Center for Creative Economy hosts SHINE, a Creative Showcase and 10th Anniversary Celebration Event at The Ramkat

Press Release- The Center for Creative Economy will host SHINE, a creative showcase and celebration to honor its 10th anniversary, on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022. The event will be held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at The Ramkat, 170 W. 9th St., in Winston Salem. www.ccetriad.com/shine. The Champion sponsor for this event […]

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Creative Entrepreneurs Receive $1,000 and numerous Awards from the Center for Creative Economy

Winston Salem, NC – March 22th, 2022 – Nine idea-stage entrepreneurs earned awards during the Center for Creative Economy’s Kinetic Creative Bootcamp’s final presentation.  CCE accepted nine creative teams all from Winston Salem, NC to participate in Kinetic, a 4-week cohort-based program that helps aspiring entrepreneurs workshop their early-stage creative […]

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The Basics of NFT Creation

The Center for Creative Economy thrives on the creativity of entrepreneurs, and at February’s Momentum meetup our panelist, Kevin Clark, and our moderator, Ryan Schmaltz, introduced a great way to do just that. Last month, in part one of this two-part series, Kevin introduced Web3 and the Metaverse. For part […]

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An Introduction to Web 3 and the Metaverse

A new year brings new possibilities and the Momentum January meetup provided the chance for our local audiences in Winston-Salem and new fans across the country to increase their knowledge of Web 3 technology and the Metaverse. The discussion was led by Kevin Clark, Founder of Point Motion, and a […]

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Creative Entrepreneurs Win Seed Funding and Resources for Growth at Velocity
Accelerator Demo Day

Winston Salem, NC – October 7, 2021 – Three east coast based startups will share $50,000 inseed-stage funding from the Center for Creative Economy’s Velocity Creative Accelerator basedin Winston-Salem.The Velocity Accelerator culminated in a pitch competition September 30th followed by anAwards Breakfast on October 1st. The organization’s sixth annual accelerator […]

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Four Creative Entrepreneurs Receive Awards from CCE’s Kinetic Bootcamp

Four idea-stage entrepreneurs earned awards during the Center for Creative Economy’s Kinetic Creative Bootcamp final presentation. CCE accepted four creative entrepreneurs from Winston Salem, NC and Berlin, Germany to participate in Kinetic, a 4-week intensive entrepreneurial program guaranteed to turn creative ideas into growing businesses. Throughout the program, participants showed […]

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Three Creative Companies Win Top Prizes from the Velocity Creative Accelerator

Three startups have earned the top seed-stage investment awards in the Center for Creative Economy’s Velocity Creative Accelerator. In the organization’s fifth annual education and seed funding program, ten creative entrepreneurs completed a 9-week entrepreneur education program that refined their business plans and pitches to investors to be one of […]

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2020. velocity demo day

10 finalists of the Velocity Creative Accelerator will be presenting their innovative businesses during this year’s virtual Demo Day on Thursday, October 1. This is the fifth creative accelerator hosted by the Center for Creative Economy (CCE) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  The 10 creative companies have been participating in a […]

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Announcing 10 Finalists for Velocity Creative Accelerator

2020 Velocity Creative Accelerator

Winston-Salem, NC (August 11, 2020) – The Center for Creative Economy has selected 10 creative entrepreneurs to participate in the organization’s fifth creative accelerator. Velocity is an intensive high impact program that helps creative entrepreneurs discover their target customers, develop business models, and develop a go-to-market strategy. Top startups in […]

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