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Move entrepreneurs
from idea to action.

Proven programs that build thriving
entrepreneurial communities

About us

Business shouldn't feel scary.

Our proven programs and tools equip anyone with an idea to confidently start, grow, and thrive.

Join the network trusted by over 300 communities to help entrepreneurs move forward and turn their ideas into action.

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Communities Served


Business Launch Rate


Small Businesses Supported


Business 1-Year Survival Rate
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build thriving local businesses.

Plug and play,
peer-driven programs.

Our unique small business programs provide you with an accessible curriculum, instructor training, and promotional assets—everything you need to support your entrepreneurs. You're doing the work to show up for your small businesses; we'll be there to support you along the way.

Partner with us

Community-led small business help

Help entrepreneurs determine their next steps with tools, workshops, and programs that emphasize collaboration and accountability—everything needed to turn ideas into action.

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Don't do it alone

Ongoing support

As a partner, we are an extension of your team so you can focus on what you do best.  As our team walks with you every step of the way, you’ll receive access to our support library, member group, and ongoing resources as you grow opportunities in your community.

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​​A typical CO.STARTERS Community can annually expect:


Businesses Supported


Jobs Created


Annual Sales