How can we help you

No matter where you are in the startup process, we’re prepared to assist you.

0 to 3 months


Our coaches are prepared to guide a startup through the lean startup process. Our mentoring generally coincides with other educational and training sessions provided by our partners. In this supportive environment, we stand ready to drive home the learning outcomes and turn them into executed activities that help develop and grow a good business idea.


3 to 9 months


Our partners, NaperLaunch and SCORE Fox Valley, provide many learning opportunities for startups through various workshops and meetups which forms the foundation of small business operational best practices. The capstone educational activity is the NaperLaunch Academy, a series of courses specifically designed to assure a successful launch or redevelopment of a business idea. Our coaches are actively involved as instructors in the NaperLaunch Academy.


9 to 12 months


Through one of our Small Startup Grants we provide funds to complete market research, prototype creation and any other final startup stage activities leading to a successful launch. Guidance and support continue through our coaches and NaperLaunch/SCORE events.

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