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CO.STARTERS works at the intersection of economic and community development to help people and communities thrive through entrepreneurship. We equip grassroots leaders and the unconventional entrepreneurs they serve with the strategies, tools, and relationships needed to grow vibrant communities.
If you want to…
Stop reinventing the wheel when it comes to entrepreneur support
Offer sustainable programs with proven impact
Find solutions for helping early-stage entrepreneurs
Access not just tools, but also the strategy and support to make them work
Engage more partners in your entrepreneur community
…CO.STARTERS membership is for you.
Proven solutions for entrepreneurial leaders.
Our membership offerings grow from more than a decade of experience with hundreds of grassroots leaders serving unconventional starters.
Programs + Tools
From our signature program for early stage starters to our free frameworks for ecosystem growth, we’ve built an ever-expanding toolbox for local leaders.
Business launching programs
Business recovery programs
Ecosystem building frameworks
Best practice guides
Our personalized strategies and ongoing support services reduce the burden of finding, delivering, and measuring impact from year to year.
Program management tools
Marketing tools and support
Everything we do is about community. From our unique cohort-based programs to a network of like-minded supporters, all of our solutions focus on community as the key.
Local engagement strategy
A track record of starter success.
In 2018, after completing our CO.STARTERS business training program, starters reported:
said CO.STARTERS helped them decide what to do next with their venture.
would recommend CO.STARTERS to someone looking to start or grow a venture
said they feel connected & supported by their local community in launching a venture
Need tips for getting entrepreneurs unstuck?
Learn how to make your meetings with business founders more efficient and effective with tips from our free Wayfinding Guide™.
A global network with local impact.
Hundreds of communities—from arts organizations to incubators to coworking spaces—have partnered with CO.STARTERS to increase the success of their starters and grow their entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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