Each year during the holiday season we look forward to putting our money where our mission is: helping communities thrive through entrepreneurship. The CO.STARTERS Holiday Gift Guide was created to celebrate the growing community of starters we are proud to support, and to help anyone shop local anywhere and leverage their holiday spending to [...]
A Model for Starting and Sustaining an Entrepreneurial Community By Enoch Elwell Entrepreneurial culture is changing There’s something exciting afoot if you look through the negative national narrative on the decline of small cities and towns across the United States. Despite suffering significant economic loss which spawns a culture of grim survival, a growing [...]
CO.STARTERS recently began working with with Bryan Wachs, of Grand Junction, Colorado to support rural ecosystem building initiatives in the Southwest U.S.
The Latinx community in the U.S. is large and growing. As entrepreneur support organizations seek to support Spanish speakers starting new businesses, they need to understand that engaging this community effectively and respectfully may require some new ways of thinking.
CO.STARTERS announces a partnership with Ecosystem Builder Hub, an online clearinghouse for content about entrepreneurial ecosystem building.
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 [...]
CO.STARTERS Partners with Startup Space Platform to Provide Integrated Solution for Ecosystem Builders
CO.STARTERS and Startup Space are joining forces to provide a best-in-class integrated solution for startup communities and entrepreneurs that leverages Startup Space technology and CO.STARTERS tools.
“CO.STARTERS Generator was the only option left standing, given [my] needs for accessibility. The modular nature of Generator was especially appealing, and the bright, colorful layout of the binder was a bonus too.”
“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
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 [...]