Chrysanthemum flowers-a Chinese herb
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICANTS:
The Accelerating Appalachia Business accelerator is seeking
nature-based innovators and entrepreneurs for it's inaugural group. Deadline to apply is April 30.
Accelerating Appalachia, the nation’s first business
accelerator focused on nature-based companies, has officially launched and is
seeking entrepreneurs for its inaugural class. The mentor and investor driven
program is aimed at attracting and growing innovative, high-impact ventures in
areas such as food products, agroforestry, fiber, green building, craft
brewing/distilling, nutraceuticals, biomaterials and clean energy.
Participants selected for the program will spend an
intensive 12 weeks with seasoned entrepreneurs and proven practitioners who
will serve as mentors and coaches, helping with all aspects of business
development, particularly financing. At the end of this session, which begins
in September, two peer-selected entrepreneurs will each receive a $50,000
Labels: entrepreneurship, natural products, western NC