To equip individuals and communities to thrive through entrepreneurship.
Felicia is the Inventor & Founder of CPR Wrap—a revolutionary aid that simplifies CPR down to just four steps with a template.
Felicia Jackson // CPR Wrap
"The support I received and continue to receive from my fellow cohorts helped me launch Family Measures Cooking School early last year."
Jennifer Rzodkiewicz // Family Measures Cooking School
"If it wasn’t for CO.STARTERS I wouldn’t know how to structure my business, how to file taxes, how to handle the red tape that we all encounter. Now my business is going to reach newer heights I never thought of..."
Jaylin Randolph // H.I.L.F.
"If anyone tells me they are thinking of starting a new business but not sure about the whole process, I will always highly recommend CO.STARTERS."
Michelle Pink // Aussie Trippers
“I thought it would be great to take this concept through the CO.STARTERS process, because I had the idea, but I needed a disciplined way to stick with it and see it through.”
Will Lovelady // Stix n Smoke
"CO.STARTERS gave me direction and next steps," said Julie, and a "firm foundation to stand on to go out and grow my business."
Julie Maddox // Benji Bars
"Starting small has really been more of a necessity than a strategy—but it’s been paying off either way.”
Josh Haynes // Alloy Thai
“CO.STARTERS was that push I needed to launch… Because everything is laid out, you have no choice but to move forward. You just have to have the will to do it.”
Ashley Gladney // Mobile Mommy
“It was very helpful to be around a community of entrepreneurs and have a support system of people who are facing the same things you are facing.”
Xion Lester & Ronnie Lacy // Summer Pack-It
Thousands of entrepreneurs have turned their dreams into reality through the programs and support provided by our member communities around the globe..
In 2018, graduates of the CO.STARTERS Core program reported…
Our shared values as a team, as a network, and as individuals are the unifying thread that keeps us moving in the same direction.
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.
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.
CO.STARTERS has given us a platform for entrepreneurs to connect with one another, building community pride and resources for sustained growth.
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.
…the power of this growing global community…is a wonderful strength…
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.