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Everything you need to build and grow your business in 9-weeks:

  • Prototype & refine your product
  • Identify your customers
  • Develop your marketing message
  • Learn accounting & tax best practices
  • Legal advice on best structure for your business
  • Define a strategy to scale your business

Registration is now closed for Fall 2019 Program. Please keep an eye out for our 2020 Co.Starters program.

Who is CoStarters for:

The program is designed for any aspiring entrepreneur or small business owner. Our only requirements are:

  • You have an idea you’re ready, willing, and excited to pursue
  • You are willing to study and refine that idea

What to Expect:

Program runs fromStarting the week of September 5 through October 31, we will meet 1 evening a week for 3 hours and here is what we’ll cover:

  • Week 1: Knowing Yourself (Assumptions, Working Styles, Team Building, Obstacles)
  • Week 2: Knowing Your Customer (Problem, Solution, Benefit, Competition, Advantage, Customer)
  • Week 3: Getting the Relationship Right (Marketing & Message; Getting, Keeping & Growing Customers)
  • Week 4: Building the Model to Scale (Starting Small, Distribution, Revenue, Typical Sale, Price)
  • Week 5: Strengthening Your Structure (Business Structures, Licenses, IP, Hiring)
  • Week 6: Discovering the Bottom Line (Startup & Ongoing Needs, Fixed & Variable Costs, Break-Even Point)
  • Week 7: Accounting for Growth (Break-Even Point, Sales Projections, Cash Flow, Accounting)
  • Week 8: Planning for the Future (Raising Capital, Growth Plans, Goal Setting, Pitch Prep)
  • Week 9: Pitch Night/Sharing Your Story

Who & Where:

Co.Starters will take place every Thursday, from 5pm – 8pm at Do North Coworking in Lyndonville, Vermont. The program start September 5th and ends October 31st.

If you have questions about the program email us at or visit us at Do North, 930 Broad, Lyndonville, VT 05851.

Guest Speaker Series:

Each week we’ll bring in a successful local entrepreneur or specialist to share their experience with that weeks topic. The speaker series is open to the public.

Speakers include:

  • Jen Kimmich – Alchemist Brewery
  • Catlin & Colin Daullong – Kingdom Experience
  • Ben Warstler – Fortified Solutions
  • And many more…


Full lineup will be announced in late August.


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