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Challenging Underestimation Through Teenpreneurship Y.E.S. // Dade City, Florida

“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.”

By |August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Community Spotlight, Features|Tags: |0 Comments

Including the 50+: Overlooked Aspects of Inclusion in Ecosystem Building, Part 1

People over 50 are likely to be overlooked as potential entrepreneurs, yet also make up a growing percentage of new entrepreneurs. A program created by AARP Foundation is helping communities tap into the potential of these founders and help them succeed.

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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

By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: Community Spotlight, Features|0 Comments

It Takes a Village to Build an Ecosystem

Exploring the Many Roles of Ecosystem Building By Enoch Elwell, CO.STARTERS Founder & Visionary As the ecosystem building approach to economic and community development gains interest and credibility, the title of “ecosystem builder” has emerged to [...]

By |July 26th, 2019|Categories: Features, Resource|Tags: , , |0 Comments