Venture Local 2012 was a tremendous success!
Thank you for attending and supporting our event focused on local, sustainable and social entrepreneurship opportunities in WNC. Check out photos and more from our friends at AshevilleChannel.com.
An initiative of the AdvantageWest Economic Development Group, the Blue Ridge Entrepreneurial Council is a nurturing organization for entrepreneurs in Western North Carolina, creating homegrown jobs and growing the region's economy.
BREC supports entrepreneurs through the following four focus areas: education, mentoring and networking, communications and capital formation. BREC meets monthly, and provides quarterly opportunities for qualified entrepreneurial businesses to present plans before a group of local investors, the Blue Ridge Angel Investors Network.
Innovation Fund NC announces Cycle 2 info sessions for entrepreneurs
Information sessions in December for AdvantageWest region.
Innovation Fund North Carolina plans to award up to $1.2 million to start-up technology companies in the first year
Applications will be accepted online Sept. 20 through Oct. 18.
Startup activity in US at a 13-year high
A new study shows entrepreneurship is growing.