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Corri Poore I Little Tykes University I Sioux Falls, SD I Startup Sioux Falls

About Us

Through our CO.STARTERS content, course material, and instruction, we empower entrepreneurs to build their dream business.

The result: life, community, and economic impact that matters.

“CO.STARTERS was, without a doubt, the biggest bang for our buck. And it's doing the same thing in cities all across the state of Tennessee. We couldn't even spell entrepreneurship fifteen years ago in Chattanooga. Look at us now.”

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PROVEN and TRUSTED

25K Starter success stories from every corner of the nation

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    Silje returned to tiny Enterprise, Oregon and poured her design passions into the rural town, sparking an inspirational entrepreneurial revival showing the power of following your dreams no matter how small your hometown.

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    Ernie Flores transformed her lifelong baking passion into a thriving hometown business honoring her Mexican heritage. Community support helped Flores Bakehaus blossom, allowing Ernie to share her cherished family recipes and talent.

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    Yoga teacher Kelsey Vasileff transformed her passion for nutrient-packed foods and juices into a vegan cafe serving her Chattanooga community. Driven to share healthy ingredients, Kelsey created the business she wished existed in her city.

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THE CONNECTED

Entrepeneur Ecosystem

Together we break down silos and help entrepreneurs build a thriving business in less time.

We provide…

  • Startup courses and community support to help entrepreneurs take ideas to action
  • Software to help scale the business
  • Seamless access to financial services to help businesses succeed
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Learn How we Support Starters to Success

On a Mission

Over a decade ago we initiated a hands-on collaborative approach in a single community. Since then our efforts have expanded into a national network of community leaders on a common mission:

Empower millions of entrepreneurs with the startup support, software, and services to build the thriving business of their dreams.

And transform local communities into a thriving entrepreneur ecosystem and a better, brighter place for everyone.

“A small business is an amazing way to serve and drive impact in the communities we live in. We're proud to sponsor CO.STARTERS to help make more business dreams a reality.”

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Sponsor CO.STARTERS for Your Community

For $4,500 per community, per cohort (8 to 12 people), you get:

  • Ability to support people in your community in building the business of their dreams.
  • Training for bankers to speak to upcoming cohorts with potential participants and community organizations.
  • Marketing resources to help attract aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesses to join the cohorts you sponsor.
  • Help finding, engaging, and training the facilitator to conduct cohorts.1,2

This is a great way to:

  • Support people and community.
  • Build better businesses and borrowers.
  • Increase brand awareness and value.
  • Develop CRA credit.
  1. FINSYNC covers the cost of the facilitator, which is typically in the range of $1,000 per cohort.
  2. Cohort participants will need to buy their own books or be furnished the books by a sponsor ($275 per participant).

We make business dreams a reality, starting with one connection at a time.

Connect with the next aspiring entrepreneur or established business looking to grow faster and stronger through FINSYNC and we'll help us all work together to drive life, community, and economic impact that matters.

Sponsorship opportunities are limited to cohorts and communities.

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We are not able to service these businesses at the moment:

  • Crypto Currency and Money Services
  • Privately Owned ATMs
  • Marijuana-Related
  • Gambling
  • Money Services Business
  • Business headquartered outside of the U.S.
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At this time we are offering online business checking accounts through bank partners in these states:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Idaho
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Washington

Is your business in one of these states?