July 25, 2018

Mountain BizWorks awarded $650,000 from Wells Fargo to Support Diverse Small Businesses

Mountain BizWorks is one of 13 organizations nationwide to receive funds as part of the Diverse Community Capital program Entrepreneurs posing with the newly […]


November 22, 2017

Success Story: Mountain BizWorks Coach and Long Time Client Cara Steinbuchel Expands Product Line

Cara’s entrepreneurial journey started in 2004 while working as the Co-Manager of Mud Hunter Pottery Gallery. The owner asked Cara if she could make […]


October 12, 2017

Start Grow Thrive during Global Entrepreneurship Week

Announcing the Start. Grow. Thrive. Conference A Global Entrepreneurship Week event in WNC (Flat Rock, NC): During one week each November, thousands of events […]


September 26, 2017

A Yummi New Addition to Burnsville’s Restaurant Scene

America Mauricio’s dream of owning a restaurant comes to fruition with Yummi’s opening (Burnsville, NC): As a young girl, America Mauricio’s friends were playing […]


May 26, 2017

Jodi Rhoden is Saving the World One Enterprise at A Time

Jodi Rhoden is a burst of energy spreading small business advice and innovation wherever she goes.  She’s been involved with Mountain BizWorks in one […]


May 26, 2017

Mic Drop in Hendo

Paul and Sarah Klassen have a Hit with Hendough Confession. I am not a donut person. I mean, it is sugar and yeast so […]


January 3, 2017

Thirty high-potential WNC existing small businesses to aim for growth through the 2017 ScaleUp WNC program

The deadline to apply to the competitive program is January 29 (Asheville, NC):  It is a well-known fact that small businesses have led new […]


May 25, 2016

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!


February 29, 2016

Announcing ScaleUp WNC Cohort 3

We’re thrilled to announce the 15 small businesses with strong potential for growth and job creation that will participate in the third cohort of […]