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WTEC Begins Upgrades for Incubator Program, Moves SBDC to Central Facility

Contact: Brian Enevoldsen, 806-651-8500, Copy by Adam Jiwa, 806-651-8503,   AMARILLO, Texas — Key upgrades now underway at the WT Enterprise Center will offer new opportunities for entrepreneurs to grow their business. WTEC upgrades include expanded three-phase electrical capacity, new programs, partnerships to increase community impact and new services for established manufacturing companies within the 31,000-square-foot… Read more »

WTEC Recognizes Entrepreneurs, Releases 2023 Economic Impact Data

AMARILLO, Texas — The WT Enterprise Center recognized the Amarillo business community’s achievements at its annual Entrepreneur Excellence Awards on Feb 6. The evening featured awards honoring local businesses, as well as the release of 2023 economic impact data from WTEC—which, as an Entrepreneur Support Organization, provides programs, resources and facilities to startup businesses and… Read more »

2022-23 Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge Finalists Award Totals $500,000

Contact: Brian Enevoldsen, 806-651-8500, Copy by Adam Jiwa, 806-651-8503,   AMARILLO, Texas—Five Amarillo-area businesses were awarded a total of half-million dollars in business capital funding during the 26th annual Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge award ceremony. The Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge is a program of the WT Enterprise Center and funded by the Amarillo Economic Development assist entrepreneurs in expanding an existing… Read more »

Kyla Frye Farewell

Kyla Frye, Executive Director, Leaving the WT Enterprise Center Following Almost A Decade of Dedicated Service

Kyla Frye, Executive Director of the WT Enterprise Center, has dedicated the better part of a decade to the WT Enterprise Center, its staff and clients, and the economic growth of the Texas panhandle. Please join us on Tuesday, December 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a reception honoring Kyla and her achievements, as… Read more »

In the Light of Mentorship

In the Light of Mentorship Running In The Dark Making the jump into entrepreneurship is like running in the dark, morning hours. The experience is rewarding as you propel yourself forward to reach a new goal of distance or speed. With no sunlight to illuminate your next steps, there is a calculated, blind trust between… Read more »

The Growth Academy FAQs

  Why 18 months? The WT Enterprise Center has provided incubation services for 20 years. Based on previous experience in helping clients grow their businesses, 18 months has become the average timeframe for a client to achieve growth goals and learn the ins and outs of running a successful business.  Who is this program for?… Read more »

Growth Academy

Introducing the Growth Academy

Introducing the WT Enterprise Center Growth Academy! The WTEC team has been working on a big project since fall of last year and we are excited to finally roll it out to the public! The entrepreneurship industry is one that is constantly evolving. Change, innovation and pivots are necessary for the long-term success of a business and the Enterprise Center is… Read more »

Take a Break: Mindful Meditation

Here is a guide with 4 easy steps you can follow to start your own meditation practice. You can even do these while sitting at your desk…or your work-from-home desk (a.k.a your couch). 1. Set the Atmosphere Create your meditation atmosphere by using your senses: see, hear, smell, and touch. I know I’m leaving out… Read more »