December 28, 2016

5 ways to jump-start your 2017

Season’s greetings! As you’re thinking about the year ahead or perhaps just enjoying the last of the egg nog, here are 5 opportunities to […]


December 7, 2015

Announcing call for applications for the 2016 ScaleUp WNC program

Helping entrepreneurs take their ventures to new heights; Deadline to apply is January 31 (Asheville, NC):  Starting a business is hard work. Scaling a […]


October 19, 2015

InnovateHER Women’s Business Idea Contest – entries due Nov. 3

Mountain BizWorks invites local women in business to submit business plans for a chance to win $70,000. Interested applicants must submit a business plan for […]


June 17, 2015

Introducing: Child Care Business Training from Mountain Bizworks at Smart Start of Buncombe County

Mountain Bizworks, in partnership with Self Help Credit Union and Smart Start of Buncombe County, is pleased to offer a new, 8-week business planning course […]



October 28, 2013

Training Urban Farmers

Earlier this month, 10 participants from the Urban Farm School completed our Business Planning Foundations class.


September 5, 2013

Courageous Journey Toward a Healthy Business

For Kathy Stickler, owner of Healthy Traditions, starting a business wasn’t so much a choice, as a responsibility to other mothers – and a way to heal after the tragic death of her son. Now she’s gaining the courage to grow her business.


September 3, 2013

Healthcare Reform: Are You and Your Business Ready?

The owner of Trout Insurance helps us understand how the new health insurance laws will affect small business owners.


August 20, 2013

Scaling Up a Handcrafted Business

Brian Fireman produces gorgeous handcrafted wooden furniture, using locally sourced materials. He’s come to Mountain BizWorks to learn how to take his business to the next level by expanding it beyond himself.


August 16, 2013

Big Branding for Small Business

Pat Kappes, owner of Studio XP Branding & Communication Tools, recognized that the best way to serve her clients was to ensure that her business was as strong as possible.