Resources

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Young Presidents’ Organization

Resource: Young Presidents’ Organization
Hosted by: Young Presidents’ Organization
To learn more contact: http://www.ypo.org/

Young Presidents’ Organization is a membership group that provides 23,000 peers and their families in more than 130 countries with access to unique educational and networking experiences designed to support their businesses, communities, and personal leadership through local chapters worldwide.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): AL, AK, CA, AR, AZ, CT, DE, D.C., FL, WI, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, CO, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, KY, WY, TX
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Apply
Submission or start date: No

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National Association of Women Business Owners

Resource: National Association of Women Business Owners
Hosted by: National Association of Women Business Owners
To learn more contact: http://www.nawbo.org/membership

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is a membership association that represents more than nine million women-owned businesses in the United States. Membership in this organization provides access to NAWBO ONE, a monthly online publication for women business owners; NAWBO SmartBrief; a twice-weekly e-mail newsletter; the articles library; and exclusive resources to help you grow your business.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): AZ, CA, D.C., NV, UT, NM, TX, TN, OK, KS, MO, IA, MN, IL, IN, OH, MS, WA, LA, MI, GA, FL, SC, NC, VA, NJ, NY, PA, DE, KY
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No

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Organization of Women in International Trade

Resource: Organization of Women in International Trade
Hosted by: Organization of Women in International Trade
To learn more contact: http://www.owit.org/joinus/membership

The Organization of Women in International Trade is a voluntary nonprofit professional organization of women and men involved/interested in international trade and business. Its growing network continues to provide a collective forum to support education, facilitate information exchange, and promote networking within local chapters or virtually.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): AR, WA, D.C., UT, TX, AZ, CA, IL, OH, GA, NY, VA, FL
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No

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Women Presidents’ Organization

Resource: Women Presidents’ Organization
Hosted by: Women Presidents’ Organization
To learn more contact: https://www.womenpresidentsorg.com/

Women Presidents’ Organization, Inc., is a nonprofit membership organization for women presidents of multi-million-dollar companies. The members of the WPO take part in professionally facilitated peer advisory groups in order to bring the “genius out of the group” and accelerate the growth of their businesses within local chapters or as members-at-large.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): AZ, MO, CA, NV, NJ, CO, NY, CT, DE, D.C., FL, NC, OH, GA, IL, OK, OR, PA, KY, LA, RI, ME, SC, MD, TN, MA, TX, MI, UT, MN, VA, WA, WI
Primary Requirements: $2 million in annual revenue; $1 million if service-based
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Apply
Submission or start date: No

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Women Impacting Public Policy

Resource: Women Impacting Public Policy
Hosted by: Women Impacting Public Policy
To learn more contact: http://www.wipp.org/?page=Membership_Benefits

Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) is a nonpartisan organization that educates and advocates on behalf of women-owned businesses. WIPP educates women business owners on economic policy and current legislative initiatives that impact business health and growth. Through its programming, members learn the tools necessary to become advocates on issues that cover a broad range of current legislation and policies, such as affordable healthcare, federal procurement policies, tax policies, energy, telecom, and more.

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

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Webgrrls International

Resource: Webgrrls International
Hosted by: Webgrrls International
To learn more contact: https://www.webgrrls.com/member/join/

Webgrrls International is an online and offline networking organization of professional business women focused on propelling their careers and businesses forward. The program focuses on helping participants network and connect with others, leverage technology, learn new skills, find mentors and interns, and gain access to support and information.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): New York City, NY
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Register
Submission or start date: No

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Small Giants Community

Resource: Small Giants Community
Hosted by: Small Giants
To learn more contact: https://www.smallgiants.org/

The Small Giants Community is a global membership organization focused on the promotion, implementation, and advancement of running a successful values-driven business. Membership in the Small Giants Community grants entrepreneurs the ability to connect with global leaders and access to exclusive events and myriad online forums and resources.

Primary Assistance: Networks
Location(s): Varies over time 
Primary Requirements: None 
Industry Focus: None 
First Step: Register 
Submission or start date: No
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Autonomous and Unmanned Systems Cluster

Resource: Autonomous and Unmanned Systems Cluster
Hosted by: Emerging Technology Ventures
To learn more contact: http://www.etvamerica.com.

The Autonomous and Unmanned Systems (AUSC) Cluster focuses on establishing strategic relationships and joint ventures with the small business community of autonomous and unmanned systems technology start-ups. Through these relationships, AUSC seeks to deliver collaborative, cross-domain solutions across the air, maritime, and ground environments in response to rapidly expanding markets in the national security and commercial sectors.

Primary Assistance: Technical Assistance, Networks
Location(s): Alamogordo, NM (targeting businesses in Southeast New Mexico)
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: Autonomous Systems
First Step: Sign-in or sign-up
Submission or start date: No

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Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster

Resource: Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster
Hosted by: Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.
To learn more contact: http://neesc.org/

The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster is a network of industry, academic, government, and nongovernment leaders working together to help businesses provide energy-storage solutions. The cluster provides business services that include training, counseling, mentoring, technology transfer/commercialization, export readiness, manufacturing assistance, market development, and incubator assistance.

Primary Assistance: Technical Assistance, Networks
Location(s): CT, MA, ME, NY, NH, RI, NJ, VT (targeting businesses in the Northeast)
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: Energy, Technology
First Step: Apply
Submission or start date: No

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San Diego Regional Innovation Cluster

Resource: San Diego Regional Innovation Cluster
Hosted by: San Diego State University
To learn more contact: http://sdric.sdsu.edu/

The San Diego Regional Innovation Cluster (SDRIC) is a collaboration of business, government, and academic expertise dedicated to helping small businesses succeed in the Defense and Homeland Security marketplaces. The SDRIC helps small businesses developing and selling products and services for C4ISR [command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance] and, of particular interest, for cybersecurity, autonomous systems, and renewable energy needs.

Primary Assistance: Technical Assistance, Networks
Location(s): San Diego, CA (targeting businesses in San Diego County)
Primary Requirements: None
Industry Focus: Technology, Cybersecurity, Clean Energy
First Step: Apply
Submission or start date: No