Author: Matt Raker

Calling WNC Outdoor Startups: Introducing Waypoint Accelerator

Mountain BizWorks and Outdoor Gear Builders launch new entrepreneurial accelerator for the next generation of great outdoor businesses Asheville, NC (June 20, 2019) – Sparked by the active, outdoor lifestyle in Western North Carolina (WNC) and our region’s adventurous entrepreneurial spirit, Mountain BizWorks, the Outdoor Gear Builders, and several other strategic partners introduce the Waypoint […]

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Growing Outdoors Receives $940K in Funding from Appalachian Regional Commission’s POWER Initiative

Funding to advance businesses, jobs, and innovation within the region’s growing outdoor industry from workforce training to a new fund for rural outdoor entrepreneurs Asheville, October 11, 2018 – It is well known that Western North Carolina is home to exceptional outdoor recreation opportunities. Much less known is that these mountain landscapes have also inspired […]

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