a strong foundation
Our flagship offering is a facilitated, cohort-based program that walks entrepreneurs through business fundamentals in 10 weeks, all within the context of your local community.
Through this program, entrepreneurs will:
Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to create a sustainable business and bring their idea to life.
Participants will develop skills to understand the market and focus on the most critical activities needed to move forward.
Participants will become a part of a community of peers, mentors, and business services that provide the accountability needed to accomplish their goals.
ready. set. launch.
This four-part intensive bootcamp provides entrepreneurs with the business basics. Through hackathon-style peer collaboration over two days, this bootcamp challenges them, stretches their thinking, and gives them concrete tools to bring their businesses to life.
This program is best for entrepreneurs who:
The 2-day timeline gives entrepreneurs enough time to put their assumptions to the test and bounce ideas off others.
Not every idea is ready for a 10-week program like CO.STARTERS Core! Some entrepreneurs need a middle ground between a short workshop and a longer program.
CO.STARTERS Bootcamp's four modules—Discover, Promote, Build, and Launch—provide a great runway for further business development.
take the first step.
This introductory three-hour workshop helps participants explore ideas, refine their models, and define next steps. It provides a great starting point or recruitment tool for other programs.
The Get Started Workshop:
New entrepreneurs will benefit from this workshop, which walks participants through real entrepreneurial thinking without the intensity of a longer program.
Even though it's three hours long, the Get Started Workshop leads entrepreneurs through the whole CO.STARTERS Canvas.
Participants will meet and work with other entrepreneurs at various stages of business, forming relationships and strengthening the wider business network in the community.
This modular version of CO.STARTERS Core helps teens generate, test, and launch ideas. Use this program to help inspire entrepreneurial thinking in youth.
Use this program to:
CO.STARTERS Generator equips youth to be entrepreneurial thinkers, an invaluable skillset no matter where they end up in life.
Worried about young people leaving your community for better opportunities? Use this program to show them what's possible here.
If you reach the kids, you reach the whole family. When young people get excited, it spreads to the rest of the community.
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