Flywheel is located in the Center for Design Innovation Building in Winston-Salem's Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. We offer space to learn, connect, share, grow and start — whether you're a new business or an existing one, you can get things rolling at Flywheel. Founded by three local companies in 2014, we're committed to helping our startup community in the Triad. We  offer open and enclosed workspaces, meeting rooms and large event space. And we have all the educational and networking events you need to thrive. Check out the "Join", "Reserve" and "Events" pages for more info on those.

Innovation Services

Flywheel offers multiple programs and monthly events to help inception-stage and growth-stage startups. We host the New Ventures Accelerator, one of the only pre-revenue investment based programs in the state. We offer on-demand acceleration services to individuals and corporations through our Open Runway Accelerator including innovation workshops, sponsored innovation challenges and dedicated accelerator teams. The power of our community is harnessed in StartCart - the a la carte services startups need the most, when they need them. Monthly programs include Idea Tap and Startup Grind. Check out the "Services" and "Events" tabs to learn more.

Room to Grow

With 8,000 square feet of private offices, open-air work stations, event space and meeting rooms, you'll find everything you need for your ideas to gain energy and momentum. And with our extensive network of mentors and business coaches, accessible to all members at no additional fee, Flywheel has everything you need to propel your business forward.

Located in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem,Flywheel is a coworking innovation space, and the home of a thriving entrepreneurship community. Startups, small businesses, freelancers, consultants, investors and more come together to work side-by-side in a collaborative, non-competitive and encouraging space.

Work Space

Large individual work spaces offer plenty of space to spread out and furniture allows space for individual working or collaborative sharing. Open space members enjoy lockable storage options for monthly rentals. Individual enclosed private offices are available for those who need a more permanent space, storage, and room to grow. All members have access to private phone booth rooms for additional privacy and various soft-seating options for casual meetings or a place to get away from the desk. Our full kitchen space to prepare meals, eat lunch with others will make you feel like it's home, only better! 

Visit our JOIN page to learn more

Meeting and Event Space

...as few as 2, as many as 100

Enclosed meeting rooms with seating available from 2-24 ensures a unique venue for in-person meetings or teleconferencing. With integrated monitor displays, whiteboards, and teleconferencing capabilities—not to mention free Krankie's coffee and filtered water—all you have to do is show up. Our community manager is also on site to trouble shoot any other needs you have during your meeting or event.

The IQ Court is our event space perfect for company events, happy hours, networking, training, speaker events, and much more. The space is equipped with two ceiling mount projectors and two drop-down wall screens, house sound system, microphones, whiteboards, comfortable furniture with multiple floor plans.

Visit our RESERVE page to learn more

Flywheel is a community of energetic, intense and driven entrepreneurs, innovators and start-ups learning, growing and thriving together.

We're here to help.

Our staff spans backgrounds of many industries and are here to help you grow your business. With coaching in Marketing, Business Development and more from our extended network of mentors, we are happy to share our expertise and collaborate with you as your journey begins (or continues).

Peter Marsh

Co-founder, Flywheel
Vice President & Principal Project Manager, Workplace Strategies


Alicia Hardin

Co-Founder & CFO
President & Principal Designer, Workplace Strategies


Andrea Howell

Community Manager


Brad Bennett

Co-founder, Flywheel
Co-founder & Chief Firestarter, Wildfire