Blog

/Blog
Blog2018-07-26T14:34:50+00:00

Features & News

  • Matchmaking for Ecosystem Builders

    These days, CO.STARTERS is bubbling with new projects. We’re in the midst of a long-term shift from primarily supporting starters through programs to a broader mission of cultivating entrepreneurial ecosystems by connecting and empowering community builders with a wider spectrum of support. Ecosystems are the ground in which starters grow and are, in turn, shaped […]

Matchmaking for Ecosystem Builders

These days, CO.STARTERS is bubbling with new projects. We’re in the midst of a long-term shift from primarily supporting starters through programs to a broader mission of cultivating entrepreneurial ecosystems by connecting and empowering community [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |0 Comments
  • Community Spotlight: Innovation Collaborative // Erie, PA

    The Innovation Collaborative launched in late 2014 in Erie, Pennsylvania to facilitate executing a state-funded work plan to add entrepreneurial development to the traditional focus on existing businesses and business relocations. The Collaborative serves about 250,000 people in Erie County, including almost 100,000 in the city of Erie, located on the eastern shore of Lake […]

Community Spotlight: Innovation Collaborative // Erie, PA

The Innovation Collaborative launched in late 2014 in Erie, Pennsylvania to facilitate executing a state-funded work plan to add entrepreneurial development to the traditional focus on existing businesses and business relocations. The Collaborative serves about [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Community Spotlight|0 Comments
  • The Making of a Marketplace

    By David Kraus For the past two years, CO.STARTERS has had the privilege of collaborating with the Kauffman Foundation in the launch of the ESHIP Summit—a place for entrepreneurs, resource providers, and ecosystem builders to come together and share ideas, including the various resources they use to support their communities. The first ESHIP gathering in […]

The Making of a Marketplace

By David Kraus For the past two years, CO.STARTERS has had the privilege of collaborating with the Kauffman Foundation in the launch of the ESHIP Summit—a place for entrepreneurs, resource providers, and ecosystem builders to [...]

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: Features|Tags: |0 Comments
  • Supporting Our Alumni

    By David Kraus Though the CO.STARTERS flagship program primarily helps entrepreneurs in the initial launch of their businesses, we recognized that alumni often need help navigating the challenges they face after graduating from the program. To this end, we are thrilled to announce two new alumni-focused initiatives. Good Startups Breakthrough Program The first of these […]

Supporting Our Alumni

By David Kraus Though the CO.STARTERS flagship program primarily helps entrepreneurs in the initial launch of their businesses, we recognized that alumni often need help navigating the challenges they face after graduating from the program. [...]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Community Call Recap|0 Comments
  • Engaging Community Partners

    By David Kraus Supporting a community of entrepreneurs is no small task, which is why it can be helpful—and necessary—to bring others on board in your effort. In our May Community Call, we wanted to highlight the benefits, necessities, and pitfalls of engaging in partnerships with outside organizations. Two CO.STARTERS community leaders, Jackie Albright and […]

Engaging Community Partners

By David Kraus Supporting a community of entrepreneurs is no small task, which is why it can be helpful—and necessary—to bring others on board in your effort. In our May Community Call, we wanted to [...]

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Community Call Recap|0 Comments