December 17, 2018

Some people say we’re dreamers, but we’re not the only ones

At Mountain BizWorks, we have a vision of what our economy can do for our community. This is because of the innovative, tenacious, and […]


October 13, 2018

ARC Unveils New Research and Resources to Support Regional Entrepreneurship

The Appalachian Regional Commission has released Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Appalachia, a suite of new research reports and resources to support entrepreneurial development in Appalachia. The […]


August 22, 2018

Mountain BizWorks Clients Continue to Make Significant Impacts in Western North Carolina

555 jobs created and an additional 809 jobs retained in 2018 The data collected in this year’s Mountain BizWorks Local Business Impact Survey demonstrates […]


August 20, 2018

NEW ECONOMY COALITION RELEASES ITS LOCAL ECONOMY GAP ANALYSIS TO PUBLIC

The Western North Carolina New Economy Coalition (WNC NEC) has recently released an online resource (wncnec.org) which provides public access to data from their […]


January 31, 2018

Mud to Money Report: Lessons from 15 Leading WNC Local Farms

New report identifies opportunities and challenges for improving the profitability and sustainability of WNC local food farms (Asheville, NC): Over the last decade, Asheville […]


December 27, 2017

2017 Year In Review

A Review of 2017 This year has been another record breaker for Mountain BizWorks as it accelerates towards its vision of a thriving Western […]


November 1, 2017

Finding Funding for a Memorial Chapel

“June 12th was the day that Ryan called me and told me I was approved for a loan. That day I knew I had […]


April 27, 2017

Mountain BizWorks Coach, Emily Breedlove, Tells it Like it Is

Emily Breedlove is going to tell it to you straight. Sugar coating what she thinks about anything is just not her style. It is […]


March 22, 2017

ScaleUp WNC Launches in the High Country

Fifteen growing WNC small businesses selected for first cohort in Boone (Boone, NC):  Quickly on the heels of Asheville’s entrepreneurial success, Boone is emerging […]


February 20, 2017

Mountain BizWorks Announces the Fifth ScaleUp WNC Cohort

Fifteen high-potential WNC small businesses accepted into the intensive growth planning and mentorship program (Asheville, NC): Mountain BizWorks is very pleased to announce 15 […]