New Ventures Expands in North and South Carolina

CONCORD, NC—April 22, 2021— Flywheel’s early-stage investment and accelerator program announced today it is expanding in regions ranging from the North Carolina Core to Upstate South Carolina. New Ventures opened applications this month to four separate application pipelines and areas of focus through June 7, 2021. The expanded accelerator program offering is coupled with a fourfold expansion of the corollary investment funds. “Our ability to replicate the New Ventures program as we expand our network of innovation...

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Cabarrus Center Provides a “Spark” Through New Grant Program

Meet the Recipients at the Cabarrus Center Spark Grant Celebration on May 6 The Cabarrus Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship may have just opened in March, but the first big “spark” of activity has already been underway for several months as aspiring entrepreneurs worked to secure grants through a new program, funded by the Flywheel Foundation and Truist Bank. Back in December, the Cabarrus Center launched the first cycle of its Spark Grants program. Entrepreneurs located in or adding jobs in Cabarrus County...

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Partner Spotlight: NCBiotech

Our primary focus at the Cabarrus Center is to support the creation of new businesses and the growth of existing small businesses through free or low-cost educational and networking programs, mentor networks, capital access, and events. We will be doing this in collaboration with a dynamic group of partners and we are very excited to introduce you to all of them! This week, we are shining the spotlight on our partner, NCBiotech! NCBiotech transforms life science in North Carolina. They nurture a community statewide...

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The Cabarrus Center Opens in Downtown Concord

Flywheel to Host Tours for Meeting Space, Private Offices, and Memberships CONCORD, NC, March 2021 – After months of planning and construction, the Cabarrus Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has opened in downtown Concord, North Carolina in the former Cabarrus Savings Bank Building, with a ribbon-cutting held on March 2nd in partnership with the Cabarrus Chamber. Flywheel, a leader in creating coworking communities committed to growing businesses, has designed and is now managing this historic space. “Cabarrus...

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