May 31, 2017

Mast General Store Case Study: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

John Cooper, Founder of Mast General Store, shares his secret to success: common sense, trial and error, and giving back  Note: The following is a […]


July 25, 2016

NOC Case Study: A Rafting Business Reinvention

Sutton Bacon, CEO of Nantahala Outdoor Center, shares how he faced a declining market and waning employee enthusiasm head-on to remake a struggling rafting outfitter into the nation’s […]


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 26, 2016

Client Success Story: Organic Planet Cleaning Freshens Up a Dusty Business Model

With a little help from our classes and coaching, the company is conquering the cleaning industry and remaking it as a force for good.


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.


April 5, 2016

i play., Inc. Case Study: Building Around Brands

Becky Cannon, founder and president of i play., Inc—and author of Grow Healthy. Grow Happy. The Whole Baby Guide—shares how she took her company from a living-room operation to a thriving, family-owned business.


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 […]