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The Enterprise Center
For years it was a vibrant center of activity, serving as a Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club. Following the group’s move to a new facility, the multi-story building on South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive stood vacant and might have ultimately been condemned and dismantled. Fortunately, people of vision connected ...
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A Business Incubator…A Neighborhood Center…And More
The Enterprise Center offers start-up and emerging companies a low-cost office space and exceptional level of support from the business professionals and organizations as well as faculty from WSSU. Our associates have access to an array of services, including workshops and legal services, one-on-one mentoring and market support. On-site partners include WSSU Center for Entrepreneurship, Forsyth Tech Small Business Center, Wake forest University Community Law and Business Clinic, Microenterprise Loan Program and the North Carolina Central University.
The mission of The Enterprise Center is to be a catalyst for business and community collaborations and provide resources and support for “green” ventures in the triad. The center has a LEED Silver Certification and emphasizes sustainability in its practices and processes.
The first floor serves as a multi-purpose community learning center housing the WSSU School of Health Sciences featuring state-of –the-art simulation lab. And the former gym is being transformed into a high tech conference center and banquet hall to serve as an ideal venue for community and university functions.
• Newly renovated office suites from 100 to 500 square feet.
• A competitive lease rate, including utilities
• Access to microenterprise loans
• Full time receptionist; copy/fax/scan services
• High-speed and wireless internet built-in
• Access to large and small conference rooms with media capabilities
• On-site business workshops, counseling and legal services
• Attractive common areas and break room
• Free parking for associates and visitors
Welcome to the Enterprise Center
360 Ministries Inc. of Winston-Salem
360 Ministries Inc. of Winston-Salem is a community based organization that shows at-risk, young males, 9-24, how faith, foresight and future planning can lead them in life’s goals.
BETAA & Associates LLC
BETAA and Associates LLC focus on directing the concepts of individuals, agencies and organizations and educational institutions into completion and reality.
B. Jones Enterprises, Inc.
B. Jones Enterprises is a multifaceted organization providing childcare, car restoration services, as well as internet sales.
Wilkinson & Associates ERA
Wilkinson and Associates is an experienced real estate brokerage firm that provides high quality service to buyers and sellers throughout the Triad area.
Forever, The greatest Opportunity in the World
Helping people achieve their dreams, by providing them the opportunity to own their own business at no cost.
Providing digital media services like EPKs, YouTube videos, digital marketing content, website development and leader in developing customized digital solutions.
Providers of communications, networking and computer consulting services including configuration and repair for businesses and the non-profit sector.
GroMeds to Go Transportation
GroMeds to Go is a private transportation operator serving the medically challenged. Elderly and disabled persons in Forsyth County and neighborhood jurisdictions.
J. L. Redford, Inc.
J.L. Redford, Inc. gives top priority to enhance the quality of life for individuals with mental retardation and/or developmental disabilities.
Mary Kay Cosmetics
As an independent sales director, it is the mission of this unit to enhance women’s natural beauty while coaching and training aspiring Mary Kay consultants.
Mindsight Clinical and Consulting Services
Providing specialized counseling services to people in need and helping them through their times of need.
National Capital Investment Fund
NCIF is business loan fund that provides debt and equity financing to small businesses.
Open Door Home Healthcare & Community Services
Open Door provides quality home health care services
Phases of 3
Phases of 3 manages residential facilities for people recovering from substance abuse.
Salient Group LLC/ 5 Linx
Salient Group provides human services and the 5 linx group offers telecommunication and marketing sales.
Southside Community Church
As a faith based organization, we glorify God by establishing a diverse family which delights in God.
Ujima Community Development Corporation
Ujima CDC works to revitalize communities and enhance the quality of life for neighborhood residents. Future plans include the development of an independent living community for seniors in northeast Winston-Salem.
Zoe Behavioral Health Services
Zoe Behavioral Health Services provides CAP-MR/DD services to persons with mental and/or developmental disabilities.
To be eligible to lease space and become an Associate of The Enterprise Center, you must be a start-up or emerging for-profit business or not-for-profit organization. A subsidiary or franchise can be an Associate as long as it operates independently.
An applicant must submit a business plan for approval before being accepted as an Associate. Associates must continue to provide financial information to The Enterprise Center as requested on a quarterly basis. An Associate is expected to sign a one-year lease with option to renew.
An Associate Can Expect The Following:
◦Support from The Enterprise Center in business fundamentals and economic development tools
◦Mentoring by qualified professionals
◦On-site business workshops, counseling and legal services
◦Marketing support, including company description on S.G. Atkins CDC website
◦A competitive rental rate, including utilities
◦Furnished or unfurnished office leases
◦Free parking for Associates and visitors
◦Large conference/training room; small conference room
◦Receptionist on duty 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday
◦Access to administrative services at small cost; copier/fax/scanner
◦Attractive common areas and break room
◦High-speed internet access and phone lines
◦Mail box and weekday U.S. mail delivery and pick up
◦Internal mail box
◦FedEx and UPS deliveries and pick up
Business Support Groups
◦Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Small Business Economic Development Office
◦Winston-Salem State University Center for Entrepreneurship
ZOE: Behavioral Health Inc. & JL Redford Inc.
The Enterprise Center Featured in WS Journal
Enterprise Center: 'We look out for each other'
For someone starting a business, this might be the best deal in town.
The office costs between $180 and $630 a month, but it comes with free wifi, phone, fax, a receptionist, conference rooms, and parking. A lab for teleconferences is down the hall. You can get help with your business plan from Winston-Salem State University graduate students and professors. Workshops on taxes come to you.
Enterprise Center debuts new conference/banquet space
What was once a well-known neighborhood recreational landmark that bustled with the sounds of youth basketball and other community related activity has been reincarnated to create a contemporary conference and banquet event space.
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