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Astia is a community of experts committed to building women
leaders and accelerating the funding and growth of high-potential,
high-growth, women-led startups. Business innovation growth

The Business Innovation & Growth (BIG) Council is a non-profit membership based organization. BIG’s mission is to lead development of “high-impact, high-growth entrepreneurs” and proactively grow their businesses by providing education, resources, leadership, and visibility.

http://www.c-e-o.orgCollegiate Entrepreneurs

Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) is a premier
student entrepreneurship network with chapters on university
campuses across North America and beyond. Design Lab

The Lab proactively identifies gaps in the education-to-work ecosystem that require next generation solutions. We put together partners, funders and institutions to tackle the path from problem definition through solution finding to adoption and evaluation. We also accept requests from individual institutions, funders, entrepreneurs or communities to facilitate related design processes. Organization- Charlotte Chapter

As a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), you get access to a wide variety of tailor-made benefits designed to help you grow your business and become a better leader.’ Organization (EO)

Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global network of more
than 12,000 business owners in 40 countries. Entrepreneurship Alliance

GEO is a student-run organization at Georgetown University in
Washington, D.C. Their goal is to foster an entrepreneurial spirit by hosting
experienced entrepreneurs, sponsoring on-campus competitions,
hosting workshops, and developing academic programs in
entrepreneurship. Designers Society of America

Founded in 1965, the nonprofit Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is one of the oldest and largest industrial design associations, representing thousands of members in dozens of Student ChaptersProfessional Chapters and Special Interest Sections in the United States and internationally. IDSA sponsors the annual International Design Excellence Awards® (IDEA), the world’s most prestigious and rigorous design competition.…’s INPEX

INPEX – the Invention & New Product Education X-Perience– is brought to you by InventHelp, an invention services company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For 30 years we hosted an invention trade show and we learned that many inventors were lacking education and industry know-how. Now INPEX is headed in a different direction and we are bringing inventor’s education to you! Foundation

A free, online international resource designed to help build
entrepreneurial economies. Information on the site ranges from
resources entrepreneurs need to launch a company to policies and
research that has been conducted regarding entrepreneurship.
Kauffman is often referred to as the world’s largest foundation
devoted to entrepreneurship. Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political
spheres of power worldwide. Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

The National Federation of Independent Business is a nonprofit
advocacy organization dedicated to assisting small and independent
businesses. Their mission is to promote and protect the right of
their members to own, operate, and grow their businesses.
Membership for a fee. Innovation Association

Our Mission is to inspire innovation in our youth. We are accomplishing this by bringing a comprehensive curriculum and training program focused on invention, patenting, and monetizing into the public-school system.  We want the next generation to have the foundation and confidence they need to become innovators. Entrepreneur Network (NWEN)

Since 1985, the Northwest Entrepreneurial Network (NWEN) has
been the hive of the Pacific Northwest entrepreneurial community.
The organization is fueled by the energy and passion of almost 800
members, who come together to connect, learn and share via an
annual roster of more than 60 events. By offering a community to
rely on and educational offerings geared towards the specialized
needs of the entrepreneur, NWEN helps its members find the funding
and resources they need to make their business goals a reality. Small business center

If you’re ready to start a business or scale an existing venture the Small Business Center’s programs and services will give you the skills, mindset and network to succeed. Small business and technology development center (North Carolina)

Founded in September 1984, North Carolina’s Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is the business and technology extension service of The University of North Carolina, which oversees the 16 constituent institutions of the University.  The SBTDC is administered by North Carolina State University and operated in partnership with US Small Business Administration. Association

Foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education. Business Development Center

America’s SBDC is the association that represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).
For no-cost business consulting and low-cost business training, contact your local SBDC. Business Innovation Research

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. By including qualified small businesses in the nation’s R&D arena, high-tech innovation is stimulated and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its specific research and development needs. America Partnership

The Startup America Partnership is based on a simple premise:
young companies that grow create jobs. As a core American value,
entrepreneurship is critical to the country’s long term success and
it’s time to step up our game.
Startup America Partnership’s three main goals are to provide
valuable resources and connections to help young companies grow, to
support regional startup ecosystems throughout the country, and to
recognize startups as the drivers of our economy and their founders
as American heroes.

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