Business Incubation and Small Business Center

Small Business Center

Business Incubation and Small Business Center

Where Business Meets Opportunity. Discover Yours now.

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Looking to launch an entrepreneurial venture or grow a small business? The Small Business Center (SBC) at A-B Tech Enka is part of the statewide Small Business Center Network (SBCN), a community college-funded initiative with a vision to foster and support entrepreneurship, small business, and economic development in local communities. with an emphasis on assisting start-ups, early-stage, and at-risk enterprises.

Our goal is to increase the number of viable businesses across the state by providing high-quality, accessible assistance to small business owners, which in turn, leads to job creation and retention. So whether you are exploring entrepreneurship or you are an experienced business owner, the Small Business Center is a valuable resource.

Check out the New Business Checklist (which includes important legal and tax resources as well as filing dates)

New Business Checklist

Startup Asheville developed Support Navigator an online business portal that helps local entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses with confidence. The program is tied to A-B Tech's Small Business Center and was developed in partnership with Supportedly.

Startup Asheville's resource-rich website offers tools to help entrepreneurs and small businesses succeed by quickly and easily connecting them with support programs, essential business training, and one another.


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