PROSPECTIVE VENTURE APPLICATION

APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED. SUBMIT YOUR VENTURE'S INFO BELOW TO BE NOTIFIED OF THE NEXT APPLICATION PERIOD.

Entrepreneurs accepted into Venture Asheville Elevate learn how to perfect their products and services; identify, enter and grow new markets; build business organizations; seek funding; and become effective leaders and CEOs.

Entrepreneurs who participate in Elevate commit to:

  • One 90-minute mentoring session per month
  • One daylong (8:30am-3:30pm) peer-to-peer advisory group meeting per month (occurs the 2nd Tuesday or 2nd Wednesday of each month)

To remain in good standing with Elevate, a 90% participation rate is required in all activities.

We work with startups that meet the following criteria:
 

  1. Have a scalable business model with the potential to achieve $20M in revenue within 5 years
  2. At least one full-time founder working on the business
  3. Live or work in Asheville-Buncombe County
  4. Preference for startups already in market but will consider earlier stage
If you have questions about the application form below, contact Claire Chender, Operations Manager, via email or call (828) 258-6115.
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