Asheville's most BITING live pitch event!

Big Scary Fish Tank, presented by Asheville Investment Club, is a fundraiser to benefit local non-profit, OnTrack. As the capstone event of Asheville Entrepreneurship Week, leading professionals will come together to celebrate and support our entrepreneurial community. The event begins with an hour of cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and networking, followed by a live-pitch event where four pre-selected businesses will vie for real investment dollars in exchange for equity.

On the night of September 6th, on the third floor of the historic Asheville Masonic Temple, AIC will deploy $500,000 to locally connected companies in a rousing evening of audience interactive performance and networking.

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Friday, September 6th
AVL Masonic Temple

ABOUT BSFT

From a pool of local entrepreneurs Asheville Investment Club's managing partners have selected four finalists to compete in front of a live audience at BSFT on September 6th. This will be a night of cocktails, networking, and (hopefully!) friendly competition. By the end of the evening, any or all of these impressive entrepreneurs could walk away with a game-changing infusion of cash! 

 

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, or just enjoy thinly-veiled pop culture parody, this event offers the perfect occasion to expand your network, enjoy a uniquely interactive live competition, and celebrate the vibrant scene we have here in Asheville. Join us 9/6, 6PM at The Asheville Masonic Temple.

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All proceeds benefit OnTrack, Asheville's leading non profit for financial education, counseling and support. OnTrack helps people reach their money and housing goals so they can overcome crises, afford basic needs, improve money management skills and make sound financial choices rooted in their values.

ABOUT AIC

If you are interested in learning more about AIC, reach out to kcampbell@hollisholdingsllc.com. We'd also like to welcome you to join us at Big Scary Fish Tank on September 6th. This is a perfect opportunity to network, connect, and mobilize the potential of local business.

 

We look forward to meeting you there. 

In its first year, Asheville Investment Club has deployed over one and a half million dollars into local and locally connected businesses and helped to create over 50+ jobs. AIC came together to support growth, community, and prosperity in the southeast. Our 12 core members are founders, CEO's, serial entrepreneurs, business men and business women with sharp insight and seasoned expertise who are capable of not just understanding and evaluating companies, but in accelerating a business' strategic growth. We have made it a guiding principle to infuse both capital and strategy into the companies in which we invest. With AIC, the relationship between investor and investment is collaborative, with a shared, mutually beneficial goal of profound, structured, competent success.

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Let us introduce you

We've selected four teams and we can't wait for you to meet them.

For the last eight weeks we've been learning about dozens and dozens of local businesses in need of investment dollars. We've selected four that we believe are ready for the Big Scary Fish Tank on September 6th. Ladies and gentlemen, our pitches for the night...

Meet The Pitches

A dating site for moms to match, set-up, and pre-pay for their kids' dates.

A locally owned and operated urgent care that brings ease and trust to your medical care.

AVL landscaping company  specializing in maintenance and design, preparing to scale.

An interactive, immersive experience driven by artists. 

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