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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 »

Do What You Want

Do What You Want By Adelyn Hokanson, WTAMU 1910 PR  Featuring: Kent Harris, Blue Sage Pottery Founder & Owner A large part of life is figuring out what you want to do with it. Many people choose the route they think will guarantee security: status, wealth, etc. There are a few people in this world… 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 »

2019 Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge Recipients

2019 Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge Recipients The Amarillo Community came together on Thursday, July 18th to celebrate the growth of five local entrepreneurs at the 24th Annual Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge Awards Ceremony. These entrepreneurs were selected as the 2019 recipients of the Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge by five independent judges based on their professional business plans and… Read more »