The Kickoff episode of the The mission of the Western Women's Business Center (WWBC) is to provide technical assistance, capital and programs that reduce the barriers and serve as a catalyst to the success of women entrepreneurs in Western North Carolina.
The WWBC is a program of Carolina Small Business Development Fund, a statewide nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission to foster economic development in the state of North Carolina. CSBDF provides small business loans and business services to start-ups and existing businesses in North Carolina.
The WWBC meets the needs of women entrepreneurs through one-on-one business coaching and counseling, workshops, seminars, networking opportunities, and technical assistance. Business owners are offered training on a range of topics including marketing, financial management, business planning, preparing for a small business loan, industry-specific topics, and more.