Don't just get over the midweek hump. Crush it!

FlyWednesday is your weekly  FREE gathering of ideators & innovators.
Launch every Wednesday morning with a power-packed hour of learning, community, & connection + a unique tech spin.

Day:      Every Wednesday
Time:    7:30am—8:45am
Place:   Flywheel Coworking,450 Design Avenue
Fuel:     Breakfast begins at 7:30. Juice. Caffeine!

All FlyWednesday sessions are led by a selected Flywheel Members. Interested in presenting? Email FlyWednesday Coordinator, Fay Horwitt –fayh@innovateher.org

 

5|3 – Creative Startups Accelerator: Info Session

Hear from Margaret Collins at FlyWednesday about Creative Startups: An Accelerator For Creatives By Creatives! Accelerator programs are not all the same and we like it that way! The Creative Startups Accelerator has been carefully designed to support creatives, which means it is a bit unique compared to the rest of the startup ecosystem. To help determine if the Creative Startups model matches the needs of your startup attend the first info session of 2017 on May 3rd. 

 

Center for Creative Economy

The Center for Creative Economy hosts Creative Startups Accelerator and is the lead partner for Creative Startups across the Southeastern U.S.  CCE is the home of Swerve, a new hub for the creative community. CCE and has city-wide partnerships dedicated to developing creative enterprises and successful entrepreneurs. 

5|10 – Digital Strategies for Turning Your EXpertise Into EXtra Profit

If you have a service-based venture based on your skills and knowledge, it can be hard to scale. Every successful solopreneur eventually reaches this crossroads. There is only one of you and only so many hours in the day; so many times there is misperception that the only way to grow is to hire employees. This session will explore strategies and web tools you can use to scale your business by transforming your expertise into digital content, information products, and automated revenue. 

 

Presenter - Fay Horwitt

Fay has turned ideation and social innovation into a lifestyle. As the Founder of innovateHER and Lead Organizer of TEDX Winston-Salem Women, Fay’s passion for empowering others and building community has opened new doors for women entrepreneurs and thought-leaders throughout the city. She’s since carved out a local profile as an advocate for inclusive entrepreneurship, most recently serving as project lead for HUSTLE Winston-Salem. 

5|17 – Event Planning for Small Businesses & Nonprofits

Memorable events don’t just happen.  Organizing and holding an event takes planning. Whether it’s a conference, seminar or a customer appreciation day, and whether you have three weeks to plan or an entire year, your event’s success is in the details. Learn from local event planner and owner of YES, Magalie Yacinthe, on how small businesses and nonprofits can make events work for them.

 

Presenter - Magalie Yacinthe, Yacinthe Event Services

Magalie is an experienced event coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the events services industry. Her areas of expertise include in event planning, customer service, advertising, strategic planning, and marketing strategy.

 

5|24 – Avoiding Legal Pitfalls for Startups

There are many legal pitfalls that can threaten the success of small business owners.  The best way to avoid them is to know what to look for, and how to avoid them.  Let me show you the most common legal issues that effect startups, and show you how to address them before they become expensive.

 

Presenter -Jon Mayhugh, Erdos Intellectual Property Law + Startup Legal

Erdős Intellectual Property Law + Startup Legal seeks to protect those who dare to innovate.  Erdős Intellectual Property Law + Startup Legal champions entrepreneurs, individuals, innovators, and creatives.  The Practice anchored its presence in the Arts District and the Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to bolster the city's campaign to be The City of the Arts and Innovation.