Learn more about entrepreneurial startups in Downtown Asheville with director of entrepreneurship for the Asheville-Buncombe Economic Development Coalition, Josh Dorfman. Josh leads Venture Asheville which grows AVL's startup community and connects entrepreneurs to talent, mentors and funding.
You'll also hear from Meg Ragland of Plum Print and Jeremy Littlejohn of RISC Networks. Plum Print digitizes children's artwork into a beautiful coffee-table book and was the first startup to receive funding from the Asheville Angels. Plum Print was recently named a winner at IBM SmartCamp in Raleigh.
RISC Networks delivers more meaningful data analysis enabling IT leaders to improve the efficiency, agility and resiliency of their IT infrastructure. RISC received funding through Venture Asheville and is located in Downtown Asheville.
Refreshments provided. This event is hosted by Downtown Asheville Residential Neighbors (DARN) and the Asheville Downtown Association (ADA).