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Growing a Living Community

CO.STARTERS Summit Highlights Deepened Support for Entrepreneurial Leaders Grassroots entrepreneurial leaders from across the U.S. came together October 2–4 for the fifth CO.STARTERS Summit, held in the organization’s hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The event was an opportunity for communities supported by the growing entrepreneurial network to connect in an intimate setting to celebrate five years [...]

2019-11-15T23:17:05-05:00October 17th, 2019|

Innovation as Equity: Innovate Springfield // Springfield, Illinois

“CO.STARTERS has been great for us to meet our community where it is. We were running our own program before, and members who found the old program frustrating had their lightbulbs go off when they went through CO.STARTERS.” -Sarah Beth Ayers, Business Incubation Program Coordinator at Innovate Springfield

2019-08-16T20:50:45-04:00August 6th, 2019|

A Founder Moving to a New Mission

Will Joseph, one of the founders of CO.STARTERS, is transitioning out of a leadership role in the company to pursue new projects related to our collective mission of supporting entrepreneurs and community builders. “I am sad to step away from CO.STARTERS, but am excited about these next projects and how they might continue to [...]

2019-07-30T03:19:27-04:00July 10th, 2019|

ESHIP Year Three: From Inspiration to Action

More than half of our CO.STARTERS national team (8 out of 15!) just returned from the third annual ESHIP Summit in Kansas City a few weeks ago. ESHIP (short for “entrepreneurship”) is the Kauffman Foundation’s annual gathering of entrepreneurial ecosystem builders and marks a significant high point for CO.STARTERS and our activity each year. [...]

2019-07-30T10:09:49-04:00June 18th, 2019|