The #1 solution for building a small business community

The core features empower your community’s entrepreneurs to develop their businesses. The tools are purpose-built to streamline your small business support efforts in one distinctive place.

The #1 solution for building a small business community

The core features empower your community’s entrepreneurs to develop their businesses. The tools are purpose-built to streamline your small business support efforts in one distinctive place.

The #1 solution for building a small business community

The core features empower your community’s entrepreneurs to develop their businesses. The tools are purpose-built to streamline your small business support efforts in one distinctive place.

Startup space

A streamlined, tech-enabled approach to small business support. This customizable platform that integrates all the tools, knowledge and support entrepreneurs need to start and grow a business in your community.

Features

Solutions for a thriving small business community.

Dedicated Portal

Create your community’s main online destination for local small business resources and support. Login optional.

Mobile App

Deliver digitally inclusive assistance on desktop and mobile devices and a free mobile app.

Resource Compass

Map your entrepreneurship ecosystem in a searchable digital resource guide with 24/7 navigation services.

Events & Connnect Now

Facilitate connection through a centralized local events calendar and live discussions between members.

Knowledge Center

Empower entrepreneurs with access to curated self-guided small business development content.

Mentorship & Coworking

Turn on additional features to extend your online offerings including mentorship, coworking, group-based training, and more.

Customizable Platform

Bring the community together under your brand with a customized web portal, feature configurations, and external integrations.

CRM & Surveys

Manage members, track engagement, and measure impact over time using built-in profiles, surveys and CRM.

Analytics

Track key metrics for individuals and the community with real-time dashboard displays and dynamic reports.

Moderation

Assign roles for administrators, staff, users, and groups to control access to functionality and data.

Programs

Manage technical assistance, grants, or other training groups to improve and track outcomes over time.

Support Services

Dedicated onboarding and ongoing support from a passionate, highly experienced team.

Plans

BASICS

$8K PER YEAR

A simplified “Bronze” plan with services pared back for smaller communities and budgets.

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    Choose the Hub Tools plan or Resource Compass ecosystem map

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    Limited support services, including 16 hours onboarding over first 3 months and 1 hour per month ongoing

    ESSENTIALS

    $15K PER YEAR

    Our most popular starting option, the “Silver” plan offers services for smaller communities and budgets.

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      Annual license to proprietary features and tools
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      Single dedicated web portal (hub) customized to your brand and community
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      Searchable, digital guide to local resources
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      Access to additional features, e.g. mentorship, coworking, cohort management
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      Free profile for community members

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      Integration with other websites or platforms

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      Member and user support, helpdesk, video tutorials
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      Self-paced execution plan
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      Flat rate, NO additional fees as you add users, programs, surveys or resources
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      Dedicated support representative
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      Flat rate, NO additional fees as you add users, programs, surveys or resources
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      Dedicated support representative
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      Total Members: Unlimited

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      Total Staff/Moderators: Unlimited

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      Total Resources: Unlimited

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      Onboarding Support: 24 hours over first 3 months

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      Administrative Support: 4 hours per month ongoing, may include content management, training, or strategic planning

      ADVANCED

      CONTACT SALES

      Scalable “Gold” plan including managed services for a larger community.

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        Everything in Essentials plan, plus:

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        Resource Compass an ecosystem mapping services and gap analysis

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        Customizable metrics and development of bespoke reports to meet your impact report, grant submission, or fundraising needs
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        Additional training and community engagement options
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        Additional platform customization options for website/visual interface, dashboard metrics, tools or features
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        Onboarding Support: 48 hours over first 3 months

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        Administrative Support: 10 hours per month ongoing, may include community management, marketing, content management, training, or strategic planning

        ENTERPRISE

        CONTACT SALES

        A play for complex regional initiatives with a need for multiple community hubs.

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          Full Advanced package, plus:

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          Option for multiple community hubs, with customized branding, portals, and feature configuration
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          Custom impact reporting and analytics

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          Additional onboarding & implementation support and training
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          Content co-creation, including research, webinars, publications to amplify your work

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          Onboarding Support: Up to 120 hours over first 3 months

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          Administrative support of up to 80 hours per month: Dedicated administrative support, may include content management, training, community organizing, marketing or strategic planning

          Additional Capabilities

          Market Research

          Gain insights into small business needs or resource gaps by leveraging your license to Startup Space. Our team of experts can help you design and conduct surveys and market research to inform strategic initiatives, investment decisions, and policy.

          impact reporting & advocacy

          Access the metrics and insights needed to effectively understand and communicate the impact of your work with reporting tools, expertise, and resources available through EIC and Startup Space.

          Now's the time to advance your entrepreneurship-led economic development goals.