IMPACT

Finding the possible.

From small towns to large metro areas, the CO.STARTERS network is unlocking the potential of people and places through entrepreneurship.

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LIFETIME IMPACT

12,000+

starters supported

200+

communities served

690+

leaders trained

2019 IMPACT STORY

POSSIBLE

A look at the stories between the numbers of the impact the CO.STARTERS network has had on people and places in the past year.

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ANNUAL IMPACT

2,400+

starters supported

93%

of program graduates are confident in how to make a venture work

130+

communities served

93%

of members viewed CO.STARTERS as important to their strategy for fulfilling their mission

210

leaders trained

90%

of community leader trainees would recommend CO.STARTERS

STARTER IMPACT

What does a starter look like?

CO.STARTERS increases the likelihood of starter success.

In 2019, after completing our CO.STARTERS business training program, starters reported:

93%

INCREASED KNOWLEDGE

increase in starters who had written goals or plans for their venture

87%

INCREASED CONFIDENCE

increase in starters feeling confident about how to make a venture work

57%

INCREASED CONNECTEDNESS

increase in starters feeling connected and supported by their local community

Starters we support are building Main Street businesses to serve their local community.

NETWORK

Together, CO.STARTERS is transforming the future through entrepreneurship.

We envision a path forward for every starter, in every community.

440+

builders equipped

14

proven tools

16

partner collaborations

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