Asheville startup entrepreneurs are creating innovative products and services and reaching national and global markets. These startups and tech companies represent the best of our locally-based, fast-growing ventures.

Valet Gourmet

Founder: Kenan Hopkins
Site: Valet Gourmet
The Lowdown: Food delivery service operating across NC and eastern TN
Awesomeness: Lowest turnover rate of drivers among any comparable services

Text Ripple

Co-Founder: Hans Hegge
Site: Text Ripple
The Lowdown: Mobile marketing platform to maximize marketing efforts
Awesomeness: Clients such as Proctor & Gamble and Century 21