May 20, 2020

Press Release: Buncombe County Tourism Jobs Recovery Fund Launch

$5 Million Grant Fund to Help Restart Local Tourism Businesses and Put People Back to Work Applications Open for the Buncombe County Tourism Jobs […]


April 9, 2020

Providing Access to the Paycheck Protection Program

Mountain BizWorks, Dogwood Health Trust Partner to Provide Access to Paycheck Protection Program for Nonprofits, Rural, Minority and Women-Owned Small Businesses in Western North […]


March 5, 2020

Press Release: Announcing the Members of the 2020 ScaleUp WNC Cohort

15 fast-growing companies selected for this highly competitive program ASHEVILLE, NC (March 5, 2020) – After a highly competitive round of over 40 applications, […]


February 26, 2020

Press Release: Founder of Portland’s Mudshark Studios to Headline Craft Your Commerce Workshop Series

Spring entrepreneurial program will focus on operations and finances to help WNC makers and creatives take their enterprises to the next level ASHEVILLE, NC […]


December 12, 2019

Media Advisory: Mountain BizWorks Appoints New Executive Director, Celebrates Retiring Leader

Matthew Raker assumes leadership role from retiring Executive Director Patrick Fitzsimmons, guiding Mountain BizWorks into the next era of empowering local entrepreneurs Asheville, NC […]


August 1, 2016

Client Success Story: Blue Dream Curry House Says No to Restaurant Status Quo

James Sutherland and Sean Park know the downsides of working in the restaurant industry all too well: low wages and that feeling you’re going nowhere fast. So when the two met at Doc Chey’s in Atlanta and decided to move here to open their own place, Blue Dream Curry, they committed to doing things differently.


June 29, 2016

Client Success Story: UGoTour Is On the Move

The Asheville-based tech company is scaling up and putting a better touring experience in everyone’s pocket.


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!


April 25, 2016

Client Success Story: All Hail Cab Hound

The Waynesville-based tech company is poised for a total taxi industry takeover.


March 28, 2016

Client Success Story: The Tacoed Wheel Is Truckin’

MBW helps two bike-riding, taco-loving Ashevilleans launch their dream biz.