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Create more jobs in your community

Energize your main street by investing in local entrepreneurs

About us

Homegrown talent is the best bet for growing your local economy.

Meet CO.STARTERS. We can help you equip your community’s small businesses with everything they need to start & thrive.

We train your local team to run programs that help entrepreneurs. And we support them along the way.

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Metrics

Energizing
Main Streets

280

Communities Served

92%

Business Launch Rate

15,700+

Small Businesses Supported

97%

Business 1-Year Survival Rate
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Boost your local job market in less time

Plug and play, robust 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.

Get unstuck

Workshops and tools for small businesses

Help entrepreneurs determine their next steps with tools, workshops, and programs that emphasize peer learning and accountability—all the tools 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.

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

24

Businesses Supported

37

Jobs Created

1.7m

Annual Sales

Offer a complete job-building program to your city.

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