About Enoch Elwell

Enoch’s primary role at CO.STARTERS is developing strategic partnerships and figuring out the best ways to connect people. As a leader in the ecosystem building movement, Enoch uses his connections to help identify the best organizations, tools, and resources out there and make sure they are accessible to communities of all kinds, at all stages of growth.

Business and Entrepreneurship Will Play a Critical Role in Creating a Better World. Here’s How.

2020-07-23T14:29:50-04:00July 16th, 2020|Ecosystems + Economies|

Business creation and entrepreneurial thinking will play a foundational role in ushering in an economy where each of us can become our best selves as we build a better world for others. This is how we start.

Our Economy Measures Success with the Wrong Metrics. Here is How We Should Measure Successful Economic Development

2020-07-23T14:30:45-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Ecosystems + Economies|

When we invest in local entrepreneurs who are building the social fabric and community health of their region, we soar toward the economy we need and the future we all want.

Our Economy is Moving from the Industrial Age to the Connected Age. Here is What that Really Means.

2020-07-23T14:32:04-04:00June 18th, 2020|Ecosystems + Economies|

Developing a strong Connected Age economy depends on fostering homegrown entrepreneurial talent and connecting those entrepreneurs to mentors and other business leaders who are ready to reimagine their community.

It Takes a Village to Build an Ecosystem

2020-11-05T23:08:33-05:00July 26th, 2019|Ecosystems + Economies, Resource, Starter Support|

Exploring the Many Roles of Ecosystem Building By Enoch Elwell, CO.STARTERS Founder & Visionary As the ecosystem building approach to economic and community development gains interest and credibility, the title of “ecosystem builder” has emerged to represent a specific type of community leader. This title signifies important distinctions in the intended outcomes as well as [...]

Networks vs. Nodes: Developing New Business Models for the Connected Age

2019-07-09T09:45:14-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Ecosystems + Economies|

By Enoch Elwell, CO.STARTERS Founder & Visionary As CO.STARTERS has worked as a leader in the emerging field of entrepreneurial ecosystem building—which is essentially about building dense networks of trust, both institutional and personal, to support entrepreneurs—we find our work positioned in the middle of a unique combination of players: Grassroots leaders and local ecosystem builders, [...]

Tips for Getting Starters Unstuck

2020-03-13T15:58:23-04:00January 30th, 2019|Ecosystems + Economies, Starter Support|

By Enoch Elwell, CO.STARTERS Founder & Visionary You spend a lot of your time helping new entrepreneurs get started, and you know this problem when you see it. An email pops up from a small business founder, asking you for more help with the same problem you talked about last week. They can’t seem to [...]

Identifying the Stages of Community Growth

2019-11-07T15:00:37-05:00February 26th, 2018|Ecosystems + Economies|

A new type of entrepreneurial culture is springing up everywhere. By better understanding the stages of community growth, local leaders can be better equipped to capitalize on common trends. CO.STARTERS founder Enoch Elwell shares a model for growth built on decades of learnings from grassroots entrepreneurial communities.

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