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Wilmington mentioned in national article on underrated tech startup cities

Wilmington and Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington (and 91omg.biz) get shoutouts in this national article about 10 underrated tech startup cities. We are included...

Wilmington Startups are Winning on Wall Street, Winning Awards, Attracting Investors (and Taking up Office Space) But When Will Wilmington Care ?

This is Global Entrepreneurship Week and today is the start of the NC IDEA Entrepreneur Ecosystem Summit where I will be presenting my work...

Pendo is Turning Downtown Raleigh the Color Pink While Rolling in the Green. What can YOU learn from CEO’snew book?

The 9th annual Innovate Raleigh conference last week was front loaded with the most successful local entrepreneurs that have achieved their wildest dreams and...

Find local and regional events to increase your SALES in our latest newsletter

Thanks to our sponsors such as Adam Shay CPA for the support of the Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington Here is our latest newsletter https://us16.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=f5eb8367ee68fe314a31856de&id=930a5ab9ec  

Congrats to Girard and Tracey Newkirk for Black Founders Exchange by Google selection

Last year, NEW helped Girard get involved in this program in Durham and he and Tracey were chosen again for KWH Coin and Genesis...


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A strong entrepreneur support organization is focused on serving the needs of the entrepreneurs through educational events around sales and marketing, aligning mentor options, communications through curating a frequent newsletter and preparing the companies to attract capital with investor pitch training. Additional training is often required around the pursuit of local and federal grants.

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This was a really good event with lots of solid advice from some great entrepreneurs. I do urge everyone to keep coming back. Jim is making these events better and better as the months go by.

Bill Warner


From the mountains to the sea, Jim Roberts has connected me with leaders and mentors across the wide variety of professions my business encompasses.

Steve Klem

Founder, Cape Fear Gear

Jim Roberts has been a tremendous catalyst to the startup community in Wilmington, NC. through his tireless efforts connecting individuals, startups, entrepreneurs, and existing businesses.

Edward Hall

CEO - Petrics

Latest News

Our NEWsletter with possibly the MOST POSITIVE article about Wilmington economy from Raleigh EVER

Here is our September 17th newsletter https://mailchi.mp/1a5e78acc75b/new-resources-for-entrepreneurs-in-southeast-north-carolina-5496779?e=  

More big news from Wilmington startup OpiAid with large Phase I grant from NIH

I have been emphasizing the need for Wilmington startups to apply for SBIR grants. SBIR is a Small Business and Innovation Research Grant. The federal government...

Our Startup entrepreneur newsletter from September 1

We put out newsletters about every two weeks https://mailchi.mp/c6a352386a94/validation-for-local-startups-to-find-investors-and-the-new-live-oak-bank-small-business-center-in-downtown?e=  

Live Oak Bank announces a new building for a small business center in downtown- Wilmington Business Journal

Here is an article and video interview between Live Oak Bank CEO Chip Mahan and Mayor Saffo from the Wilmington Business Journal . https://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/entrepreneurs/2020/08/27/live_oak_chief_downtown_project_could_help_create_jobs_boost_businesses/20806  

GREAT validation for Wilmington startup OpiAid ! Now part of NC RIOT accelerator cohort.

Ok Wilmington, we are looking for the entrepreneurs with the next big potential win. What is the next company with a MOONSHOT idea for...

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