Ashe County is an excellent place for entrepreneurs to create a new business. Entrepreneurs will find both cooperative support from the business community and the infrastructure needed to begin and grow a business.

Startup Ashe is a hub for free, real-time resources offering everything from help writing a business plan to creating profit-loss projections and much more. In addition, Wilkes Community College's Small Business Center provides seminars, workshops, and additional resources, and the Ashe County Chamber's Small Business Consulting Group offers free and confidential advice from expert mentors. Supported by a gigabit fiber infrastructure available over 99% of the county, Ashe is the perfect place to launch new endeavors.