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Startup Grind

Resource: Startup Grind
Hosted by: Startup Grind
To learn more contact: https://www.startupgrind.com

Startup Grind is the largest independent start-up community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 215,000 founders in more than 185 cities worldwide. Startup Grind offers an annual conference and monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): AZ, CA, CO, CT, D.C., FL, WI, GA, IA, ID, IL, MA, MI, MN, MT, NY, NC, NJ, NV, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WY
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No

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CoFoundersLab

Resource: CoFoundersLab
Hosted by: CoFoundersLab
To learn more contact: https://www.cofounderslab.com/

CoFoundersLab is an entrepreneurial matchmaking platform that allows entrepreneurs to find cofounders for their ventures. Membership to the service gives entrepreneurs the ability to create customized profiles, contact potential cofounders, and search for matches using advanced filters.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): Virtual
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No

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Founder2be

Resource: Founder2be
Hosted by: Founder2be
To learn more contact: https://www.founder2be.com/index.php/signup

Founder2be is an online community for developers, Web designers, marketers, and anyone looking to start a venture worldwide. The social networking platform enables individuals with different skill sets to connect and work on ideas to launch start-ups together.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): Virtual
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No

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FounderDating

Resource: FounderDating
Hosted by: FounderDating
To learn more contact: http://founderdating.com/about/

FounderDating is an exclusive online network of talented entrepreneurs helping one another start and grow companies. The entrepreneurial matchmaking platform allows users to connect and get real advice from entrepreneurs, start-up founders, and company advisers. Applicants are carefully screened to maintain quality and balance by skill set (50% engineers).

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): Virtual
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Apply
Submission or start date: No

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Entrepreneur Matchmaking Meetups

Resource: Entrepreneur Matchmaking Meetups
Hosted by: Meetup
To learn more contact: http://entrepreneur-matchmaking.meetup.com/

Meetup is an online social networking portal that facilitates offline group meetings in various localities around the world. Entrepreneur Matchmaking Meetups are sponsored by a variety of individuals and organizations and allow entrepreneurs to find and join groups to help start or grow their businesses.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): Varies over time
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Sign-in or sign-up
Submission or start date: No

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Crowdrise

Resource: Crowdrise
Hosted by: Crowdrise
To learn more contact: https://www.crowdrise.com/

Crowdrise is an online crowdsourcing platform for raising charitable donations and other funds. Crowdrise provides users with personalized support and expert advice to ensure that their crowdfunding campaigns are successful. The platform easily integrates with social media websites, including Facebook and Twitter, to streamline the process of spreading the word.

Primary Assistance: Finance
Location(s): Virtual
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: Social Entrepreneurship
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No

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Plum Alley

Resource: Plum Alley
Hosted by: Plum Alley
To learn more contact: https://plumalley.co

Plum Alley is an online crowdfunding platform targeting female entrepreneurs. The crowdfunding platform provides female entrepreneurs with the knowledge, experience, tools, and resources that offer a clear path and roadmap to successfully raising money for their ventures.

Primary Assistance: Finance
Location(s): Virtual
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No

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StartSomeGood

Resource: StartSomeGood
Hosted by: StartSomeGood
To learn more contact: http://startsomegood.com/

StartSomeGood is an online crowdfunding platform for nonprofits, social entrepreneurs, and changemakers to raise funds and grow a community of supporters. StartSomeGood helps its users succeed by providing them with expert advice on their crowdfunding campaigns.

Primary Assistance: Finance
Location(s): Virtual
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: Social Entrepreneurship
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No

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CircleUp

Resource: CircleUp
Hosted by: CircleUp
To learn more contact: https://circleup.com /

CircleUp is an online equity-based crowdfunding platform that focuses on angel investments in consumer product and retail companies. CircleUp facilitates start-up-investor matchmaking by connecting investors to companies that interest them and allowing them to communicate directly with the CEO. If compatible, investors then have the opportunity to make financial presentations.

Primary Assistance: Finance, Networks
Location(s): Virtual
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: Consumer Product, Retail
First Step: Apply
Submission or start date: No

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Fundly

Resource: Fundly
Hosted by: Fundly
To learn more contact: https://fundly.com/

Fundly is a social fundraising platform that makes it easy for nonprofits and other causes to quickly raise money online from donors via social media networks. Users can build awareness of their crowdfunding campaigns by creating photo and video content and sharing it with their supporters.

Primary Assistance: Finance
Location(s): Virtual
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: Social Entrepreneurship
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No