Editor’s note: Jim Roberts is founder of Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington.
WILMINGTON – PBS TV show Start Up Filmed 5 episodes in Wilmington. We are going to have a viewing party and panel to celebrate. Join us October 14

How many times has Wilmington made positive national news in business?

The Live Oak Bank IPO?

nCino IPO on Wall Street?

UnTappd / NextGlass in the Wall Street Journal?

Freaker USA on Shark Tank?

And ?

We have been formally building the local entrepreneur ecosystem since 2013.

Now the rest of the country will know what they are missing at the coast of North Carolina as one of the top 100 GLOBAL Emerging Ecosystems.

See a video preview of all five episodes: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GF2S3W52ZRk&feature=youtu.be

We are hosting a viewing party for one of the episodes.

And we have partnered with local NPR radio station WHQR to market this event and their talented journalist Rachel Lewis Hillburn will moderate a panel of the entrepreneurs featured on the show.

  • Genesis Block – confirmed
  • Sea Love Sea Salt – confirmed
  • TRU Colors – Confirmed
  • End of Days Distillery – confirmed
  • Thom Ruhe – Executive Director of NC IDEA

WHY is the Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington hosting this event?

Because we are responsible for pitching the show to feature Wilmington startups!!!

Join us on October 14th

Event details here.