Press Release: Mountain BizWorks Announces New Catalyst Cohort of Fast-Growing Companies Run by Entrepreneurs of Color in Western North Carolina
New inclusive entrepreneurship program provides networking opportunities and ongoing business and leadership skills-development ASHEVILLE, NC—October 27, 2020—Mountain BizWorks, a U.S. Treasury certified non-profit community […]
Press Release: Application Process Opens for Waypoint Accelerator, An Opportunity for Early-Stage, Outdoor-Focused Companies
First program of its kind in the Eastern U.S. offers its second cohort access to extensive outdoor industry network and learning opportunities ASHEVILLE, NC—October […]
Press Release: Buncombe County Tourism Jobs Recovery Fund Launch
$5 Million Grant Fund to Help Restart Local Tourism Businesses and Put People Back to Work Applications Open for the Buncombe County Tourism Jobs […]
Providing Access to the Paycheck Protection Program
Mountain BizWorks, Dogwood Health Trust Partner to Provide Access to Paycheck Protection Program for Nonprofits, Rural, Minority and Women-Owned Small Businesses in Western North […]
Press Release: Announcing the Members of the 2020 ScaleUp WNC Cohort
15 fast-growing companies selected for this highly competitive program ASHEVILLE, NC (March 5, 2020) – After a highly competitive round of over 40 applications, […]
Press Release: Founder of Portland’s Mudshark Studios to Headline Craft Your Commerce Workshop Series
Spring entrepreneurial program will focus on operations and finances to help WNC makers and creatives take their enterprises to the next level ASHEVILLE, NC […]
Media Advisory: Mountain BizWorks Appoints New Executive Director, Celebrates Retiring Leader
Matthew Raker assumes leadership role from retiring Executive Director Patrick Fitzsimmons, guiding Mountain BizWorks into the next era of empowering local entrepreneurs Asheville, NC […]
Client Success Story: Blue Dream Curry House Says No to Restaurant Status Quo
James Sutherland and Sean Park know the downsides of working in the restaurant industry all too well: low wages and that feeling you’re going nowhere fast. So when the two met at Doc Chey’s in Atlanta and decided to move here to open their own place, Blue Dream Curry, they committed to doing things differently.
Client Success Story: UGoTour Is On the Move
The Asheville-based tech company is scaling up and putting a better touring experience in everyone’s pocket.
16 Companies Selected for ScaleUp WNC Cohort 4
Cohort 4 kicks off on June 10th as our largest ScaleUp WNC group yet, with 16 businesses participating—all of which have strong potential for growth and job creation. Already, the companies in this new cohort provide more than 100 jobs, collectively, across five WNC counties!