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CO.STARTERS is a growing network that helps people and communities thrive through entrepreneurship.

COLLABORATION.
CONNECTION.
COMMUNITY.

OUR IMPACT

We exist to make a better future for people and places through entrepreneurship.

Why CO.STARTERS?
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OUR WORK

We equip local leaders to support entrepreneurs through strategy, tools, and relationships.

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Practical Tools

Our community-based programs and trusted tools help any entrepreneur with an idea realize and sustain their dreams.

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Strategic Solutions

Our membership model helps grassroots leaders access the best solutions to support their local entrepreneurs.

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Collaborative Culture

Our partnerships with networks around the globe help us work smarter together for the greatest good.

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WHERE WE ARE

CO.STARTERS is a growing network of community builders supporting a wide variety of entrepreneurs.

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CO.STARTERS is helping immensely in building the community of entrepreneurs in Erie. The relationships that come out of this experience for each participant are very valuable, from their peers in the cohort to the service providers and the subject matter experts that share with them each week.
Beth Zimmer, Erie, Pennsylvania
Bringing CO.STARTERS to La Crosse has brought new energy and excitement to the startup ecosystem in our community and it has allowed a bunch of entrepreneurs to gain access to cutting-edge effective material in a universally understandable format.
Andrew Londre, La Crosse, Wisconsin

CO.STARTERS has given us a platform for entrepreneurs to connect with one another, building community pride and resources for sustained growth.

Anna Bentson, Lynchburg, Virginia

I could not have imagined a more beneficial and seamless fit with our mission of creative industries support than the CO.STARTERS curriculum. It feels tailor-made for our constituents.

Buddy Palmer, Birmingham, Alabama
…the power of this growing global community…is a wonderful strength…
Margaret Aspin, Brisbane, Australia

CO.STARTERS brings, not only a practical, lean startup curriculum, in plain English, but a true community development vehicle that brings together the whole community…to help aspiring entrepreneurs validate their ideas and get started.

Antonio Montoya, Huntsville, Alabama
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Small Business Majority's Brian Pifer answers questions about COVID-19 funding and gives tips for helping small businesses manage their cash flow.

OPPORTUNITIES

EntreFest

June 4 - June 5

NOMCON

June 3 - June 6

Refocus Workshop

June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Rebuild Program | June Open Cohort

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

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