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Management

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Programs

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Assistance

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Success Stories

Erie Technology Incubator at Gannon University


We (the Erie Technology Incubator) are new to Startup Space and began our journey with them in January 2023. I cannot stress enough how awesome the team is with regard to onboarding.

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Kathy Roach
Manager of Entrepreneurial Operations at the Erie Technology Incubator at Gannon University

Invest Atlanta


Startup Space powered by EIC was selected as the platform for Invest Atlanta’s RFP Digital Navigator Web Portal project as part of the American Rescue Plan to connect small businesses to experienced business consultants for one-on-one assistance. 

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Jeff Morris
Technical Assistance Program Manager, Invest Atlanta

St. Louis Development Corporation


We here at St. Louis Development Corporation needed a system that allowed us to form a community to provide different services for the entrepreneurs we work with to engage with us, and we also wanted to track business data and information.

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Stacy Fowler

SVP, Minority and Small Business Development

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5 Things Every Economic Developer Can Do to Become an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Convener

by | Feb 8, 2024 | Essentials of Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development | 0 Comments

Entrepreneurial ecosystems don't spring up overnight. They require cultivation by champions who advocate for entrepreneurship, connect key players, develop talent and...

Leveraging Startup Space for Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development Programs

by | Dec 1, 2023 | Essentials of Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development | 0 Comments

The landscape of small business support has evolved significantly, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations like the Michigan Economic Development...

The Art of Starting Up: David Ponraj’s Vision for Easier Entrepreneurship

by | Nov 22, 2023 | Essentials of Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development,Our Stories | 0 Comments

The Art of Starting Up: David Ponraj's Vision for Easier Entrepreneurship David Ponraj, founder and CEO of Economic Impact Catalyst shares insights on the difficulties...

Celebrating Community with Small Business Saturday

by | Nov 16, 2023 | Essentials of Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development | 0 Comments

In the whirlwind of holiday shopping that follows Thanksgiving, amidst the chaos of discounts and deals from big-box retailers, there’s a gem of a day that stands out...