Posted by Team SimpleShot on Mar 9th 2015

Western North Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful mountains in the Appalachians, teeming with wild rivers and offers a true four season climate... it is easy to see that entrepreneurial and adventurous spirits often seek this spot as basecamp! It just happens that the western region of North Carolina is home to a thriving entrepreneur driven and outdoor industry economy and SimpleShot is proud to be a part of this heritage. Recently, an opportunity was provided by the regions economic development group, Advantage West, wherein small businesses located in the WNC region who were positioned for scaleable and upward growth could receive assistance "Scaling Up" to the next level of their growth plan. Of the 67 businesses who applied to be selected as members of the first cohort, only fifteen were chosen and SimpleShot was among them. For the next six weeks, the leadership team at SimpleShot will be coached, mentored, and supported as they identify the next growth opportunities and formulate the actionable plan to see them through. This is truly a fantastic opportunity for a local business to receive support from the local entrepreneurial community while creating and maintaing jobs here in the mountains we love so well.

SimpleShot has been serving the slingshot enthusiast community since 2012 providing the very best quality and selection of modern, adult slingshots and accessories. Based out of the AB Tech Small Business Incubator, SimpleShot has lead the resurgence of slingshots worldwide. Started as a hobby business and quickly growing beyond capacity, SimpleShot's founder, Nathan Masters, quickly realized that in this day and age of instant gratification and hurry that sometimes the simplest path is the best. Slingshots satisfy the innate human desire for marksmanship in a simple, safe, and fun way. Just about everyone has a memory of past times and slingshots, and most of those are recalled with fondness. Through the utilization of modern manufacturing techniques and materials, SimpleShot has brought back the simple joy of slingshots for today's discerning enthusiast.

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