Newsworthy & Noteable


Hosted by our dear friend Cat Preston, Allison and Elisa talk with her about the origins of SoulKu, pitfalls we experienced along the way, what we learned from them, and where our business is today.


2021 List Fastest Growing Private Companies

Ranked #944
Inc. determined rankings for 5,000 companies in the US according to percentage revenue growth over a 3 year period

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Growth Think Tank Podcast, 2022

Host Gene Hammett talks with Allison and Elisa about leadership skills and leadership development—including employee ownership without financial tools.


Epic Entrepreneurs Podcast, 2021

Host Bill Gilliland talks with Elisa & Allison what it takes to build a real and thriving business in today’s world.


Capital At Play Magazine, March 2020

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Laureate of the year, opendoors of asheville 2020 awards

Highest honor bestowed upon a member of the community for selfless service to eliminate child poverty.

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Entrepreneurs of the year, Venture Asheville Awards 2019

Venture Asheville Venture15 Honors: SoulKu owners Allison Blake & Elisa Van Arnam.

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10th Fastest Growing Company, Venture Asheville Awards 2019

Venture Asheville Venture15 Honors.

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People Magazine - Digital, July 2019

Rhodonite necklace for Self Love featured in Jennifer Lopez’s Niyama Sol June subscription box.

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Goddess Provisions Subscription Box, January 2019

Unakite necklace for Balance featured in January subscription box.

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