Open September 13 - October 17

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
  • Quarterly Reporting
  • 3 Due Diligence Deadlines
  • 1 Year Commitment to the Elevate Program
  • Participation in Annual Demo Day

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 Hannah Sizemore, Operations Manager, via email or call (828) 258-6115.
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