STARTUP RESOURCES & BUSINESS RESOURCES
Venture Asheville provides startup resources, business resources and education to support local entrepreneurs and high-growth ventures. By “high-growth,” we refer to ventures that generally satisfy three conditions:
- Create scalable products and services capable of rapidly growing top-line revenue
- Pursue national or global markets (markets beyond Asheville)
- Fund growth through equity financing
STARTUP RESOURCES FOR ENTREPRENEURS
The startup resources for entrepreneurs listed below are geared toward Asheville’s high-growth ventures. They may also be useful to local small businesses and lifestyle entrepreneurs.
For an additional list of small business resources for entrepreneurs, see the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce’s small business resources toolbox.
STARTUP RESOURCES MAP
To quickly find the right startup resources for your venture or small business, download the Asheville Startup Resources map
Startup Resources: What events take place to tap into the local startup scene?
Startup Resources: Can I get help with a business plan, coaching or advice?
Startup Resources: Can I get help with R&D, prototyping & product commercialization?
Startup Resources: Are co-working spaces available for entrepreneurs?
Startup Resources: Are there business accelerators and incubators?
Startup Resources: Can I apply for small business grants?
Startup Resources: Should my startup consider applying for a loan?
Early-stage startups may also qualify for loans depending upon their circumstance or industry.
Startup Resources: Where do I find local tech talent?
Startup Resources: Are there tech networks for programmers and other technical professionals?
Startup Resources: Can I enroll in a program or take courses in entrepreneurship?
Site: WCU Masters in Entrepreneurship
Western Carolina University Masters of Entrepreneurship was designed by seasoned entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. Faculty deliver an integrated curriculum…