Elevate is Growing!

Elevate is Growing!

Building a city’s startup culture is a team sport. It takes tenacious entrepreneurs, skilled talent, seasoned mentors, and risk-minded investors willing to put their capital on the line to advance early-stage ventures. So we’re thrilled to welcome 13 more...
No Evil Foods Nabs a $50K NC IDEA Seed Grant

No Evil Foods Nabs a $50K NC IDEA Seed Grant

NC IDEA, a statewide private foundation supporting high-growth entrepreneurship, awarded No Evil Foods, Asheville’s local maker of ridonculously delish plant-based meats for vegetarians, flexitarians, and meaties, with a $50,000 seed grant. From a pool of 155...
Hatch This Succeeds Mightily

Hatch This Succeeds Mightily

A hearty Mazel Tov to the organizers and participants who made Hatch This this an extraordinary weekend-long startup event. Nine startup teams formed Friday evening, worked all-day Saturday and Sunday, and came ready to pitch their newly hatched ventures to a panel of...