Members of the 4th Catalyst Cohort – 2022

These 11 companies, in the one-year program, receive intensive growth management training along with the opportunity to connect with experienced mentors and receive access-to-capital support. They’ll also receive up-to $2,000 to use towards the cost of services such as marketing, legal fees, bookkeeping, accounting, HR, insurance, credit repair, and other business development services.

Contessa Aesthetics – offers on location hair and wedding makeup for weddings and special events.

Folk Saints – produces “dulce de leche”, a popular milk jam from South America. 

Healed Skin and Candle Co. – plant-based skincare company that specializes in making massage candles, body butters, and sugar scrubs & more. HSC uses earth derived natural ingredients that aim to nourish & help heal your skin.

Chill Cereal – catering company, providing a selection of cereals, milk, and toppings for clients to enjoy. 

Beginner’s Mind PLLC – online-based mental health service that assists adults on a journey toward emotional and relational health and wellness.

Black Bear Lock & Security – modern day Locksmith and Security Systems installer providing comprehensive security services that incorporate physical locks, security alarms, and cameras to protect your home or business property.

Black Mountain Cider + Mead – crafts dry cider and session mead from local apples and honey in an old furniture factory nestled among the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC. 

Moon Girl Glass glass artist focusing on hand blown glass tableware, ornaments, jewelry, hummingbird feeders and lighting.

cjLights – offers lighting and visual media design services. From theatrical, concert, and event lighting and projection/video design services; to visual media content.

Rock Your Notebook – provides quality hand-stitched notebooks for everyone to journal, plan, and document their lives in on a daily basis. 

Show and Tale Creative –  creative agency that provides unique, high-quality graphic design, photography, print, and blog writing services under one roof.

Get on the Interest List

Interested in participating in the next cohort? We’re accepting applications for the new cohort from February 19, 2024 – March 18, 2024. Click here to to apply!