ROAD TO RECOVERY

A five-step framework to help small businesses recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

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CO.STARTERS ROAD TO RECOVERY™

Drawing from more than a decade of experience supporting entrepreneur communities, our five-step approach to business recovery focuses on using proven tools to help entrepreneurs adapt to the very new challenges we face. 

Let’s work together to help businesses regain their footing.

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STAGE 1

REACT

Protect against further damage and provide urgent relief.

We are actively curating resources to help provide immediate relief to small businesses.

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STAGE 2

REGROUP

Enable connection and community support.

Explore virtual opportunities from across our network.

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STAGE 3

REFOCUS

Go back to the basics to assess and adapt.

Virtual workshops designed to help entrepreneurs find the focus and clarity needed to move forward.

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Refocus Workshop (Nationwide)

November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Refocus Workshop (Nationwide)

December 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

STAGE 4

REBUILD

Move forward thoughtfully and purposefully.

An essential piece of our Road to Recovery framework is a live-facilitated, cohort-based program delivered virtually that helps entrepreneurs refocus their business, stabilize it, and build toward long-term recovery.
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This program helps entrepreneurs…

  • Confidently move forward with actionable next steps

  • Adapt in a changing environment

  • Challenge core assumptions

  • Creatively problem-solve

  • Find short-term financial stability and take immediate action

  • Identify long term funding for sustainability

  • Tap into a virtual cohort of peers during this time of isolation

Alchemy Communities
Camoin Associates
University of West Alabama Rural Innovation
Bel Air Downtown Alliance
Summit Prosperity Initiative
Summit Chamber of Commerce
Staunton Creative Community Fund
Staunton Creative Community Fund
Staunton Creative Community Fund
Staunton Creative Community Fund
Staunton Creative Community Fund
Staunton Creative Community Fund
Staunton Creative Community Fund

Proven supports for any organization

Corporations

Show your commitment to small businesses by sponsoring a recovery program.

Networks

Provide small business recovery tools at scale across your network.

Community Organizations

Help entrepreneurs in the communities you serve learn how to adapt.

A track record of entrepreneur success

CO.STARTERS is positioned well to aid in recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Graduates of our programs experience:

CAPACITY TO GROW

95%

business survival rate (1 year)

CLARITY OF FOCUS

93%

know what to do next with their business

CONFIDENCE TO CONTINUE

80%

increase in confidence

COMMUNITY OF SUPPORT

57%

increase in connectedness

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Together we can give small businesses the strategic support they need.

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