Map Your Trail to Business Success

Map Your Trail to Business Success

Bulk up with the knowledge to build smart for this year.

Bulk up with the knowledge to build smart for this year.

Mountain BizWorks has a robust lineup of lending and learning opportunities to help WNC entrepreneurs – like you – prepare for success. Scroll down for details and create your personalized trail map.

Mountain BizWorks has a robust lineup of lending and learning opportunities to help WNC entrepreneurs – like you – prepare for success. Scroll down for details and create your personalized trail map.

Main Trek

Main-Trek-Map

Peer Cohort Courses to Support You from Startup to Scale-Up

Foundations

Business planning course for new and aspiring entrepreneurs

Alpine

Purpose and profitability tune-up for existing entrepreneurs

ScaleUp

For existing businesses at a growth inflection point

Financial Tools

An introduction to the basics of managing small business finances

QuickBooks

How to use QuickBooks Online for bookkeeping, reporting, and more

Side Trails

Special Topic Workshops, Innovation Labs, New Research, and More

Invested

How to launch an investment crowdfunding campaign

Craft Your Commerce

Tailored workshop series for crafters, makers, and creatives

Orientation

Biweekly introduction class to our offerings

Waypoint Accelerator

Outdoor entrepreneurship and innovation accelerator

Marketing & Branding

Introduction to marketing and branding essentials

Programs en Español

Ofrecemos Muchas de Nuestras Clases Principales en Español Incluyendo Fundaciones, QuickBooks, y Más

Main Treks

Foundations

Business planning course for new and aspiring entrepreneurs

Aug 18
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
FULL- Registration Closed- Foundations Business Planning Class
Aug 31
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Foundations Business Planning Class
Sep 07
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Foundations for Outdoor Businesses
Sep 27
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Foundations Business Planning Class
Oct 06
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Foundations Business Planning Class
Nov 02
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Foundations Business Planning Class

En Español

Ofrecemos Muchas de Nuestras Clases Principales en Español Incluyendo Fundaciones, QuickBooks, y Más

Sep 15
September 15 - October 27
Fundaciones Planeación de Negocios

Alpine

Purpose and profitability tune-up for existing entrepreneurs

Oct 04
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alpine
Nov 01
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alpine for Creatives - In Person

ScaleUp WNC

For existing businesses at a growth inflection point

Interested in next year’s cohort? Join the interest list here!

Financial Series

Improve your understanding and control of your business finances through our Financial Series

Sep 09
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Financial Series
Sep 09
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Financial Tools
Sep 23
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Intro to QuickBooks
Oct 19
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Financial Series
Oct 19
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Financial Tools
Nov 02
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Intro to QuickBooks

Side Trails

Orientations

Biweekly introduction class to our offerings

Aug 23
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orientation Session
Sep 06
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orientation Session - In Person
Sep 23
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Orientation Session
Oct 03
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orientation Session - In Person
Oct 28
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Orientation Session

Marketing

Introduction to Marketing and Branding

Oct 03
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Marketing & Branding Essentials

Invested

How to launch and investment crowdfunding campaign

Sep 01
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Invested Course: An Investment Crowdfunding Learning Journey

Craft Your Commerce

Tailored workshops and series for makers and creatives

Sep 09
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Makers Mixer - In Person
Sep 13
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Money Mindset Lecture - Hybrid
Sep 15
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taxes for Artists, Freelancers and Creative Businesses - Hybrid
Sep 22
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Authentic Connections
Sep 28
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Breaking into the Wholesale Market - Hybrid
Oct 03
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fun with Financials - Hybrid
Oct 11
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hiring Best Practices - Hybrid
Oct 18
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bringing It All Together: Planning and Assessing Your Business
Nov 01
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alpine for Creatives - In Person

Outdoor Industry

Industry specific courses from the start to growth phases

Aug 26
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Waypoint Information Session
Sep 07
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Foundations for Outdoor Businesses
Oct 06
11:59 pm
Waypoint Accelerator - Application Due Date