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Average $50k
Per Startup

Applications Open through June 30, 2021

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New Ventures Accelerators

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Health, Wellness & Nutrition

The Health, Wellness and Nutrition accelerator leverages Flywheel’s interaction with the major healthcare systems and academic medical centers in the core region North Carolina and our partnership with the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. We are specifically interested in digital health and wellness software, nutraceuticals, and other wellness products focused on nutrition and the social determinants of health.

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AgTech
 

The AgTech accelerator is powered by Flywheel, Greenworks and the NC Food Innovation Lab. We are looking for innovative and commercially scalable ideas in the plant sciences arena. We are specifically interested in sustainability, plant extracts and processing for commercial application in food, health, nutrition and wellness products, cultivation processes, vertical grow process, and other applications that leverage the regional AgTech knowledge assets. Companies will receive the support of the Greenworks facility in Lexington, NC opening in 2022 which Flywheel will design and operate in partnership with SouthX Capital and anchor tenant SIGS.

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B2B
Software

The New Ventures B2B Accelerator looks for the intersection of software startups that intersect with our regional verticals including but not limited to the future of Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain, Financial and Insurance Services, Textiles, Buildings, Healthcare, Aviation, Food, Agriculture, and Automotive.

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For Minority
Founders

The Come Up Accelerator is an industry-agnostic startup accelerator for Black and Brown founders. New Ventures has partnered with HUSTLE to bring in investors, subject matter experts, and mentors who know what it’s like to build a company as a minority.

New Ventures Mentors

Health, Wellness & Nutrition

Bill Aimutis

Tom Hearn

Partner
FCA Venture Partners

Bill Aimutis

Cam Cruickshank

President
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

John Quinn

John Quinn

CEO/Founder
Wellnecity

Adam Orsborn

Adam Orsborn

CEO/Founder
Orbital RX

Bill Aimutis

Bill Aimutis

Executive Director
North Carolina Food Innovation Lab

AgTech
 

Bill Aimutis

Bill Aimutis

Executive Director
North Carolina Food Innovation Lab

Bill Aimutis
Bill Aimutis

Ricardo Hernandez

Assistant Professor of AgTech
NC State University
CoFounder
Sustainable Indoor Growing Systems Inc.

Bill Aimutis

William Fusselbaugh

Founder & Managing Director
Greenworks, LLC
Director and President
Southern Cross Management Inc.

Bill Aimutis

Richard Delmerico

President and Owner
RD Consulting Associates

B2B
Software

Bill Aimutis

Ben Gilman

Principal
Dualboot Partners

Bill Aimutis

Mike Buckovich

Founder
VerticalCurve LLC

Bill Aimutis

Barrett Pack

VP Client Development
Dualboot Partners

Bill Aimutis

Patrick Turner

Fractional CTO
Concord CTO

Bill Aimutis

Ken Brower

Interim CEO
Next

The
Come Up

Kasem Mohsen

Kasem Mohsen

Founding Partner

Equilibrium Impact Ventures

Bill Aimutis

Magalie Yacinthe

Interim Executive Director
Hustle WS

Doug Speight

Doug Speight

Founder & CEO
AnnexTech Partners

Bill Aimutis

Dr. Shante Williams

CEO
Black Pearl Global Investments

Bill Aimutis

J Matthew Williams

Chief Diversity Officer
Hudson River Trading

New Ventures is running four accelerators with subject matter experts supplementing each industry vertical.

Twelve weeks of focused growth in full stack startup communities.

Are You Ready?