From dreamer to entrepreneur.
We offer resources—and have organized them—for every stage in the business life cycle. Click Make it happen below to find your path.
After identifying where you are, take advantage of all the resources there. Start enrolling, applying, RSVPing and showing up.
Watch yourself go from the isolated dreamer, feeling stuck to having all the tools, resources, and connections you need to make it happen!
Our orientation sessions are a great way to get the lay of the land at Mountain BizWorks before you set off to create all that you dream!Save your spot
Get what you need–learn with a group of peers in practical business classes or get matched and work 1-on-1 with an expert
Get the small biz funding you need when you need it most–we fund many that'd normally have trouble securing funding
The money you invest, combined with our own capital, creates the pool of funds from which we lend to help small businesses start, grow, and create jobs
We're anything but traditional.
We believe in the ideas of local entrepreneurs earlier than most— when they're still what others would call dreamers.
Funding to small businesses in WNC
New Loans in 2022
Change the landscape of the local economy—invest in our work for entrepreneurs. You shop local and buy local—but now you can be invested in local. See how it works to invest in Mountain BizWorks.
We believe in the capacity and tenacity of our local economy–and that is our core focus.