Startup Space Plans
EIC’s proprietary SaaS platform, Startup Space, delivers flexible management tools, a community platform, and managed services for the economic development industry to drive entrepreneurship.
Explore which option is right for you.
Includes all standard tools and features with a limited service plan for smaller budgets.
12 hours initial onboarding support.
1 hour/mo ongoing administrative support. Limited customization.
Includes single community hub, platform tools, ecosystem mapping and unlimited users and resources.
24 hours initial onboarding support.
4 hours/mo ongoing administrative support. Full customization and branding.
Call for Customized Pricing
Includes multiple community hubs each with platform tools and ecosystem mapping, unlimited users and resources.
Up to 120 hours/mo onboarding and ongoing administrative support. Customization, branding, custom tools.
Standard tools and features:
RESOURCE COMPASS WITH ECOSYSTEM MAPPING TOOLKIT
- Entrepreneurial ecosystem mapping tools
- Resource Compass portal with searchable digital resource guide for the community
- Dynamic tagging for highly relevant search results and resource referrals
- Customized branding
- Seamless integration with external websites and platforms
- Engagement analytics
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR TOOLKIT
- Designed for entrepreneurship program management
- Participant CRM
- Administrator seats with role-based permissions
- Survey tools
- Analytics dashboards and reports
- Single customized hub to connect member to other members, resources, information, events, jobs and more
- Mobile-friendly and mobile app
All standard community portal features, including:
- Free Member Profile
- Connect Now
- Resource Compass
- Knowledge Center
- Job Board
INTEGRATED COMMUNITY & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT TOOLKITS
- Backend tools to manage relationships, resources, education programs, mentorship, technical assistance, grants
- Data analytics and dynamic reports with import/export
- Ability to integrate with third party systems to streamline workflows and reporting
- Full development of new website with Startup Space embeds, additional one-time $15,000 fee
Essential features plus:
+ ADMINISTRATIVE CAPACITY
- Extra administrative and strategic planning support
+ ECOSYSTEM MAPPING
- Mapping and gap analysis included
+ MULTIPLE HUBS/SPOKES
- Support multiple hubs defined by region or industry
+ PREMIUM CUSTOMIZATION
- Hubs and portals, including website skins and platform features
- Custom impact reports, analytics
- Platform tools
ALL PLANS INCLUDE ACCESS TO: ✔ Remote Helpdesk ✔ Tech Support ✔ 1:1 Technical Support
SERVICE PLANS COVER: Data Entry, Content Management, Training, Onboarding and Strategic Planning
SOFTWARE-AS-A-SERVICE DELIVERY: Centrally-hosted and maintained on a secure platform with continuous upgrades
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Single Program Modules
Looking for a simplified version of Startup Space to manage select programs? Get standalone program modules for up to 10 participant seats and up to 4 staff/admin seats at a time.
Choose Toolkit Modules:
● Technical Assistance
● Entrepreneurship Education/Accelerator
● Grant Program
- Program management toolkit
- Data analytics
- Data analytics
- Tech support and helpdesk
Pricing per module. Commit annually, 10% savings pay upfront. Additional user seats, $75/mo for 5.
Small Business Surveys | Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Mapping
Resource Analysis | Industry Mapping
Understand Small Businesses and Startups
● Surveys with customized data such as industry, stage, jobs, capital accessed
● Founder/small business owner demographics
● Supplier diversity, equity and inclusion
● Cross-sectional analysis of small business needs
Map the Resource Ecosystem
- Ecosystem mapping by region or industry
- Resource gap analysis
- Recommended interventions
One-time fee for comprehensive survey, analysis, and report.
Explore how Startup Space can work for you.
110 economic development entities built community and program management platforms through a partnership with us.
● Flexible plans that work for any size organization and market
● Enterprise-grade security, privacy, and scalability
● Access to experts to customize your hub and user experience
● Real-time dashboards and reports to track and measure impact
STARTUP SPACE FEATURES & SERVICES
|Toolkit Modules||Choose Program or Mapping||All Modules Included||All Modules Included|
|Administrative Users||4 seats||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|End User Seats||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Membership & Resource Controls||Admins manage permissions, hub content, and membership through approvals, and can grant/revoke user privileges.|
|Custom Configuration||Control activated features in the hub. Custom builds possible.|
|Custom Branding & Messaging||For web portal, control default messages, look and feel of hub, and visual interface.|
|Integration||Can be embedded with external sites and platforms.|
|Data Controls and Permissions||Set features and functions for specific groups or types of users, e.g., admin, program staff, partner/provider, end user.|
|Program Management Modules||Program Option Only|
|Mentorship Management||Program Option Only|
|Event Management & Registration|
|Surveys & Intake Forms|
|Meeting Management||Program Option Only|
|CRM||Program Option Only|
|Host Content/Knowledge Center|
|CRM Data||User Profile, Key Identifiers||User Profile, Key Identifiers||User Profile, Key Identifiers|
|Notes / Special Fields|
|Payment||Accept card transactions, a 5% fee is applied.|
|ECOSYSTEM MAPPING TOOLKIT|
|Resource Compass Module||Mapping Option Only|
|Resource Directory w/ Search||Mapping Option Only||Unlimited Listings||Unlimited Listings|
|High-Definition Resource Tagging||Mapping Option Only|
|Ecosystem Mapping Services||Mapping Option Only||Included in Service Plan||Included in Service Plan|
|Ecosystem Map Gap Analysis|
|Friendly Sumbit/Update Interface||Permissioned users submit or update their own information for the guide through built-in forms.|
|Community Web Portal||Single Portal||Single Portal||Multiple Portals
Per Industry or Geography
|Portal Members/Users||Unlimited. No login required.||Unlimited. No login required.||Unlimited. No login required.|
|Custom Branding & Messaging|
|Startup Space Mobile App||Startup Space app is available in the Google Play/App Store.|
|Customizable User Profiles||User created/managed, password protected, two-factor authentication.|
|Location Aware App/Geofencing|
|Connect Now (Discussion Board)|
|Resource Compass||Mapping Option Only|
|AI-Driven Resource Referrals||Mapping Option Only|
|Community Events Calendar||Browse & Search||Browse & Search||Browse & Search|
|In-App Messaging & Alerts|
|ANALYTICS & REPORTING|
|Built-in Admin Dashboard|
|Engagement Analytics||Mapping Option Only|
|Program Analytics||Program Option Only|
|Report Templates||Permissioned users/admins can generate reports on usage, engagement, users, etc.|
|Data Import/Export||Permissioned users may import/export data using csv files.|
|Centralized Hosting & Maintenance|
|Website Development||$15,000 one-time professional fee|
|Market Research & Analysis||$25,000 one-time professional fee|