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Winston Salem Partners Roundtable

WSPR provides seed-stage funding to companies based in, or committed to relocating to, the greater Winston-Salem area.

Investment Profile

  • Typical investment size of $100K – $300K

  • Convertible notes or preferred stock

  • Will lead, co-lead, or follow

  • Board seat: in some cases where WSPR is leading an investment round, WSPR may request a board seat or observer seat.


  • Companies must be based in, or committed to relocating to, the greater Winston-Salem area of North Carolina

  • Compelling customer problem

  • Compelling and defensible solution

  • Large addressable market; regional, national, or global in scope

  • Business model scalable with speed and capital efficiency

  • Focused go-to-market strategy

  • Led by talented, trustworthy, determined and resourceful management team

  • Industry agnostic, with preference for industries in which WSPR membership has expertise. This includes healthcare, IT, data analytics, apparel, education, virtual reality, automotive technology, and unmanned aviation, among others.

  • Credible exit opportunities within 5 year time horizon

  • C-corporation entity type


  • Contact for information regarding application submission.

  • Qualified applicants are screened by the WSPR leadership team.

  • Selected companies are then invited to pitch in person to the entire WSPR membership.

  • After due diligence, WSPR makes a final investment commitment, and participates in the investment as a single entity on the company’s cap table.

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