Why Winston Starts? Our runway is crazy long, our resources are crazy plenty, and our rent is crazy low. We are a non-profit. We don’t ask for equity. We select companies carefully and then laser focus on their success...simply because their success delights us.


A long runway - up to 42 months


Intense, expert mentoring during your entire stay


A legal resource center with a significant level of pro bono support


Networking with potential/pilot customers


Introductions to angel and venture capital


Direct internship pipelines into 7 local universities


A low burn rate to run and grow your business


Nodes Of



Winston-Salem and the Piedmont Triad have concentrated expertise in some key industry areas that are considered best-in-class on a global scale. The areas below are ones in which we have global recognition for excellence and experience.


And The

Nominees Are





Automobile Retail

Automobile Retail

Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence



Financial Services

Financial Services



Sports Marketing

Sports Marketing


What Do

You Get?


35,000 square feet of beautiful, open and inspiring space with floor-to-ceiling windows


5 private phone rooms when you need some privacy


9 meeting rooms with video conference capabilities to keep you connected


Secure wifi and direct access to internet data lines for added security


Media production room


Two full kitchens and cafés (snacks and refreshments included!) plus recreation and relaxation spaces for well-earned downtime


All facilities are safe, secure (via key card) and accessible 24/7


Our low cost monthly rent starts at $138 per person. We’ll even defer payments to a later date if you need us to.


But wait, there’s more! Our building is still being renovated and will be even more incredible. Upcoming amenities include:


A 4,000 square foot fitness center


Vibrant event space with catering kitchen

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On-site restaurant

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Beautiful lobby and common areas to greet and entertain visitors


Imagine Your Start-Up

In This Extraordinary Environment


Our low-cost, monthly rent starts at just $138 per person.


We'll even defer payments to a later date if you need us to. Do they do that in New York and Cali?


 So… are you thinking we should give you a key?


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