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Welcome to the full calendar of events including business courses, classes, workshops, conferences and special events that we facilitate year-round in support of the entrepreneurial community of our region. Get a full overview of everything we offer at our next free orientation session. Also sign up to get updates in your inbox!

Virtual Legal Workshop: Legal Entity Choices  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

When is the right time to form an entity and which kind should I form? Some entrepreneurs exuberantly throw open their doors without much analysis, others research the start-up process to death. Both can end up paralyzed by the thought of forming a corporation or limited liability company. Contemplating risk and risk reduction can be

Free

Invested: Information Session  Free

Zoom NC

Interested in learning about the Invested Equity Crowdfunding program and possibly applying? If so, we invite you to join us and other area entrepreneurs at our virtual informational session where you'll a) get details on the program b) be introduced to the concept of investment crowdfunding and c) gain an understanding of whether this program

Free

ScaleUp: Trailblazing Workshop #1  Free

Virtual Online — Zoom

This workshop is part of Mountain BizWorks ScaleUp program to support growth-oriented businesses. 2021 will be a critical year for our region's small businesses that have resiliently weathered the ongoing challenges of the pandemic. There is no doubt that you had to blaze a trail somewhere in your business or your mindset to get through

Foundations: Business Planning Class  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Our Foundations business planning class helps guide ideas from concept to reality in a participatory, supportive learning environment. Join a cohort of aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to gain an aerial perspective of your vision and the comprehensive business skills necessary to help bring your visions into reality. Participants will gain a clear aerial perspective of

$375

QuickBooks Online: Part 2 (Virtual Class) 

Virtual Online — Zoom

QuickBooks Online: Part 2 is an intermediate class designed for those that are familiar with the basic functions of QuickBooks Online, or have taken the two previous classes in our Financial Series (QuickBooks Online: Part I; Financial Tools). When you complete this class, you’ll know the best ways to get around, enter day-to-day transactions, get

Foundations Business Planning Course  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Our Foundations business planning class helps guide ideas from concept to reality in a participatory, supportive learning environment. Join a cohort of aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to gain an aerial perspective of your vision and the comprehensive business skills necessary to help bring your visions into reality. Participants will gain a clear aerial perspective of

$375

Orientation Session  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Join us for an online, interactive information session to discover what resources are available at Mountain BizWorks that will help you start, grow, and thrive in your business. Hosted by our Learning Services Associate, Millie Smith, this session is a great opportunity to learn more about Mountain BizWorks’ small business lending and learning programs. 

Invested Course (Virtual): An Investment Crowdfunding Learning Journey 

Virtual Online — Zoom

The State of North Carolina recently passed legislation (called NC PACES) making it possible to take on non-accredited investors for your small business. This allows you to raise funds from your friends, family, and broader community and to offer them a stake in (and a return on) the success that they are helping you to

ScaleUp: Trailblazing Workshop #2  Free

Virtual Online — Zoom

This workshop is part of Mountain BizWorks ScaleUp program to support growth-oriented businesses. 2021 will be a critical year for our region's small businesses that have resiliently weathered the ongoing challenges of the pandemic. There is no doubt that you had to blaze a trail somewhere in your business or your mindset to get through

ScaleUp: Trailblazing Workshop #3  Free

Virtual Online — Zoom

This workshop is part of Mountain BizWorks ScaleUp program to support growth-oriented businesses. 2021 will be a critical year for our region's small businesses that have resiliently weathered the ongoing challenges of the pandemic. There is no doubt that you had to blaze a trail somewhere in your business or your mindset to get through

Virtual Legal Workshop: Getting Started for Entrepreneurs  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

The interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. Starting a business requires understanding of many issues: legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. In this seminar, you will receive many of the key steps for entrepreneurs who are starting a business, with additional information to help start

Free

ScaleUp 2021 Application Deadline 

Mountain BizWorks Asheville Office Asheville

ScaleUp 2021 Realize your business potential. ScaleUp provides intensive growth strategy development and implementation assistance to cohorts of Western North Carolina small businesses with strong potential for growth. This course is typically offered twice annually. With now over 125 alumni companies, ScaleUp is supporting a diverse and distinguished group of entrepreneurs that will drive innovation and

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Orientation Session  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Join us for an online, interactive information session to discover what resources are available at Mountain BizWorks that will help you start, grow, and thrive in your business. Hosted by our Learning Services Associate, Millie Smith, this session is a great opportunity to learn more about Mountain BizWorks’ small business lending and learning programs.   

Free

Craft Your Commerce Spring 2021 Workshops 

Virtual Online — Zoom

Craft Your Commerce is a Mountain BizWorks entrepreneurial program designed to connect, elevate and advance creative and craft-centered companies through a series of business training workshops and classes designed by makers for makers. The program is offered in partnership with Center for Craft, UNC Asheville, and area creative entrepreneurs. We will return in the Spring of

Foundations Business Planning Course  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Our Foundations business planning class helps guide ideas from concept to reality in a participatory, supportive learning environment. Join a cohort of aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to gain an aerial perspective of your vision and the comprehensive business skills necessary to help bring your visions into reality. Participants will gain a clear aerial perspective of

$375
Mountain BizWorks orientation sessions

Orientation Sessions Free

Get a full picture of what Mountain BizWorks can offer, from foundational tools, finance expertise and learning to scale. RSVP using dates below.

Wed, February 10
Fri, February 26
Mon, March 8

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