Together, CO.STARTERS is transforming people.
What Does a Starter Look Like?
We largely support female founders. Almost half are minority. Our starters trend older than the average startup—80% of our program participants are over age 25, and a third are over age 45.
($25k or less annually)
Our starters are most likely first-time entrepreneurs looking for resources, connections, idea validation, and training to gain confidence and skills to run a venture. More than half are employed at least part-time.
Together, CO.STARTERS is transforming businesses.
The majority of the starters we support are building Main Street businesses to serve their local community.
In 2018, after completing our CO.STARTERS business training program,
starters reported that:
Together, CO.STARTERS is transforming communities.
Our member network represents a diverse group of ecosystem builders serving a wide variety of entrepreneurs.