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WIRE Accelerator Cohort Spotlight

In June 2019, WT Enterprise Center launched the WIRE Accelerator program for start-up technology company founders looking to grow their businesses through mentorship, access to capital, industry connections, and training. “I joined the WIRE Accelerator program because I realized that I got to a point with my business that I couldn’t go any further myself,”… Read more »

What is Demo Day?

Demo Day is an accelerator industry term that equates to “showcase”. Startup companies participating in an accelerator program have the opportunity to give their culminating pitch at the end of their program called Demo Day. Demo Day attendees vary depending on the accelerator program. Some are private invitation events held only for investors or corporate… Read more »

When the Teacher Becomes the Student

Last Tuesday, I had the opportunity to speak to a great group of ladies from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center on “Cultivating Culture” in the workplace. It was an interactive half-day training on fostering teamwork, developing a culture of service and communication tactics. I enjoy training and helping others think differently about a specific topic… Read more »

Stretching Yourself To The Limit

Stretching Yourself To The Limit   “The big challenge is to become all that you have the possibility of becoming. You cannot believe what it does to the human spirit to maximize your human potential and stretch yourself to the limit.” – Jim Rohn Entrepreneurship is a challenging journey that can stretch a person to… Read more »

Why Do I Want a Mentor?

Why Do I Want a Mentor? BY MARK W. WINGATE The title of this piece comes from a question I hear time and time again from would-be entrepreneurs. The truth is you don’t wanta mentor, you needmentors to survive and become a successful entrepreneur. You read that right, not just one mentor — it will… Read more »

The Revolution is Coming…

You might have heard the rumblings that The Revolution is Coming…. It is indeed coming, on August 1stto 800 S. Polk! Revolution at 800 is Amarillo’s newest coworking space that will be located in the historic Levine’s Department store in downtown Amarillo. In partnership with 800 S. Polk, LLC., the WT Enterprise Center will be managing… Read more »

Announcing the launch of WIRE Accelerator!

The WT Enterprise Center is launching the Texas Panhandle’s first technology accelerator program – WIRE Accelerator. WIRE stands for Workforce, Innovation, Regional Connectivity and Entrepreneurship, with the accelerator having an impact on each of these. The development of an accelerator program is part of a strategic initiative of the Enterprise Center to offer more technology… Read more »