Get Your Business Idea Off The Ground!

Learn from business professionals and entrepreneurial peers what it takes to launch your own business. 

Join us once a week in the day or evening where certified facilitators and experienced business owners from the community will guide you through your start-up. We’ll ask the right questions, draw on the knowledge in the room, and use available resources and connections in the community to point you in the right direction. In addition to exploring different topics each week, guest speakers are also brought in weekly to enrich the conversation and learn from the experience of others in the community.

Co.Starters is Now Enrolling

Co.Starters Program.  A 12-week, non-credit program that will help participants gain a deeper understanding of how to create a sustainable business and bring their idea to life.  Participants will develop skills to understand the market and focus on the most critical activities needed to move forward.  Participants will become a part of a community of peers, mentors, and business services that provide the accountability needed to accomplish their goals.

Co.Starters Evening Schedule – 

Schedule – October 3rd, 2023 – December 19, 2023

Tuesdays from 5:00pm – 8:00pm 

 Sessions will be on Zoom. 
Technical assistance is available.

Introductory Co.Starters program cost is $350 for the 12 week course. Scholarships are available. 

Questions? email us at [email protected]

We help entrepreneurs and small business owners

Do you have an idea for a business start-up? Maybe you’ve already started the process. Either way, you’ve landed at the right place. We’re here to help all entrepreneurs from those who are at the idea stage, to those of you who have already started your own business.

CO.STARTERS  is a program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over twelve sessions, groups of 10–15 entrepreneurs meet on zoom one day or evening a week.

Small Business Accelerator

We work with small businesses to accelerate the start-up process. Whether you have been in business for a few months or a few years, our business experts can help.

Our Partners

The City of Lebanon
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Dartmouth Regional Technology Center
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The Enterprise Center at Plymouth
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Grafton Regional Development Corporation
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NH Small Business Development Center
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“CO.STARTERS was that push I needed to launch… Because everything is laid out, you have no choice but to move forward. You just have to have the will to do it.”

Ashley Gladney, Founder of Mobile Mommy

"If it wasn’t for CO.STARTERS I wouldn’t know how to structure my business, how to file taxes, how to handle the red tape that we all encounter. Now my business is going to reach newer heights I never thought of..."

Jaylin Randolph, Founder of H.I.L.F.

“CO.STARTERS gave me direction and next steps, and a firm foundation to stand on to go out and grow my business.”

Julie Maddox, Founder of Benji Bars

Funding for scholarships and some staff support is provided by a CDBG-Microenterprise grant from the NH CDFA and a SBA-Community Navigator grant.