PRODUCTS + TOOLS

A growing toolbox for ecosystem builders.

Our suite of resources for entrepreneurs and communities keeps growing as we work with our network to curate the best existing tools for ecosystem building and identify gaps for new ones.

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PROGRAMS
BUSINESS LAUNCHING PROGRAM

CO.STARTERS Core™

Our foundational offering is a multi-week, cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

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NONPROFIT LAUNCHING PROGRAM

CO.STARTERS for Causes™

An iteration of our core program especially designed for people launching social initiatives.

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SPANISH BUSINESS LAUNCHING PROGRAM

CO.STARTERS Spanish™

An iteration of our core program translated for Spanish speakers.

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CO.STARTERS Generator
YOUTH IDEATION PROGRAM

CO.STARTERS Generator™

A modular version of the core program that helps teens generate, test, and launch ideas.

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CO.STARTERS Generator
YOUTH EVENT TOOLKIT

24Hour Generator™

A complete toolkit for running an event designed to inspire high schoolers to become entrepreneurs.

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CO.STARTERS Generator
GOAL SETTING PROGRAM

30/60/90 Roadmap™

A 90-day cohort-based program designed to drive entrepreneurs forward in their venture development.

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WORKSHOPS
ENTREPRENEUR WORKSHOP TOOLKIT

Get Started Workshop™

A three-hour workshop that helps participants explore ideas, refine their models, and define next steps.

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ECOSYSTEM WORKSHOP

Ecosystem Building 101™

A workshop that helpslocal leaders learn what ecosystem building is and equips them to do it.

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DOWNLOADABLE TOOLS
BUSINESS IDEA MAP

CO.STARTERS Canvas™

A visual map that helps founders understand, test, and refine their ideas.

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ECOSYSTEM SKILLS MODEL

Community Roles in Ecosystem Building™

A model that helps leaders identify skillsets that are key to ecosystem building.

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ECOSYSTEM GROWTH MODEL

Stages of Community Growth™

A model that helps identify the most effective activities for any stage of entrepreneurial ecosystem growth and connect communities to the resources that will help them most.

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BEST PRACTICE GUIDE

Wayfinding Guide™

A step-by-step guide to setting up a system for more effective meetings with entrepreneurs.

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BEST PRACTICE GUIDE

Advising Hours Guide™

A guide to setting up a program that connects starters with local expertise.

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RESOURCE MATCHING
RESOURCE MARKETPLACE

Ecosystem Building Marketplace

Now in development phase, the Marketplace will be a comprehensive database of tools and resources that will serve as a platform for discovery and connection for ecosystem builders everywhere.

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RESOURCE CONSULTATION

Community Matchmaking

Our Community Matchmaking Service is a consultation that results in personalized recommendations for ecosystem building tools and an action plan for your community.

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