Announcing Hatch This

Hatch This

WNC’s 3-Day Startup Throwdown   


Announcing “Hatch This”, WNC’s 3-day Start-up Throw-down

Pitch, build, and win your way to mentorship, seed funding, and office space at Asheville’s entrepreneurship hub.

Asheville, NC – June 19, 2017 – Hatch This is an entrepreneurial event bringing makers, artists, and dreamers together to build a business in just one weekend.

A mash-up of a “startup weekend”, a hackathon, and an accelerator, Hatch This matches attendees in teams with expert mentorship to craft a startup and compete for prizes including seed funding and office space at Hatch Asheville, located at 45 S. French Broad in downtown.

Attendees should come ready to pitch a business idea or ready to offer your skills and join a team.  Once teams form, the real work begins: build a prototype, get real user feedback, pitch your deck in front of real investors, and win prizes.

You can be a coder, a designer, a programmer, an engineer, a strategist, a networker, an MBA, an entrepreneur, a finance-whiz, an inventor, an innovator, a doodler, an artist, a creator, a builder, an academic, a drop-out, an investor, a founder or a future co-founder – all are welcome to participate at Hatch This!

Leading up to Hatch This, Hatch Asheville will host a series of events including a Pitch-Practice event, legal workshops, a rapid prototyping workshop, and a panel on diversity in technology companies. These events will be listed on as they are posted.

Hatch This is actively seeking sponsors who desire to support the entrepreneurial community and expand their reach with a new class of business creators. Contact us below for sponsorship opportunities.

When: September 8 to September 10

Cost: $75 (General Admission) $50 (Students)

Where: 45 S. French Broad (Parking in Rear or across the street after 5:30 PM)

Prizes include: Residency in HatchWorks, Seed Funding, Professional Services, and more…


Thank you to our Sponsors:

Van Winkle Law Firm

Wicked Weed Brewing

Spencer and Agans PLLC Business and Employment Law

Contact us for Sponsorship Opportunities or Questions