Unlock Your Business Potential with the Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Incubator

Elevate your business with the Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Incubator. Access expert mentorship, essential resources, and connect with more accessible financial services through a vibrant network of credit unions dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and growth.
Start your journey to success today!

Free program

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4 months

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A program designed to unleash
the potential of your business!

Connect with a community of entrepreneurs

Connect with other founders, and mentors to build a strong business network. Learn, share and grow together.

Receive the support of a mentor

Entrepreneurship can be lonely. Receive advice to guide your business decisions, generate new ideas and propel your business forward.

Create new connections

Become part of a learning community with partnerships across the country, gaining a comprehensive understanding of ecosystem-building principles, strategies, and best practices.

About the Filene Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Incubator

In partnership with Filene Research Institute and Bridge for Billions, we’re on a mission to simplify the journey of small businesses and support them to find connections and resources within the ecosystem.

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Incubator (EEI) has the collaboration of 6 credit unions in various regions in the US to encourage cooperation and strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Gain access to high-quality entrepreneurship methodology to help refine and grow your small business, while being supported by a mentor on your journey. The program will also allow you to connect with fellow entrepreneurs and credit unions, fostering meaningful connections that can drive growth for your small business. At the same time, you’ll gain access to the best entrepreneurship tools to lay the foundations for your business.

Our next success story could be yours!

Credit Unions

First Alliance Credit Union: Minnesota 

Together Credit Union: Missouri

University Federal Credit Union: Michigan, Arkansas, Texas

Missouri Central Credit Union: Missouri

Visions Federal Credit Union: New York, Pennsylvania

NorthCountry Federal Credit Union: Vermont

What will you learn during the program?

Discover how to make your business unique, and how to attract more customers.

Learn how to calculate your costs and price points, to drive your profits and growth.​

Master the best way to communicate and promote your business.

Aquire skills to calculate your business finances for the next 3 years, so you can can make more informed decisions.​​

Uncover how your business can positively impact your community, and attract collaborators and investors.

Strategize to expand your business, scale your operations and access more accessible financial services.

This program is perfect for you if...

How to apply to the program?

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Create your profile

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Start by clicking on the “Apply now!” button.

Fill in your personal information to set up an account on our platform.

Remember your email and password for future access.

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Complete all sections

Complete all sections of the application, thoroughly filling out each answer.

Once completed, all the checkmarks at the top will turn blue, indicating that you’re ready to submit.

Note: An asterisk “*” next to the question indicates that the field is required.

Hint: An asterisk “*” next to the question indicates that the field is required.

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Submit your application and await further news

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 We recommend that you review your application in detail one last time. If you’re good to go, click “Submit” in the lower right corner.

Make sure to submit your application by 10 of July.

Our team will be in touch with a notification about the status of your application.

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Important dates

Applications
Until 10 July
Start by making a profile on our platform and telling us more about you and your project. After you send in your application, we'll look through all the applicants who are interested in joining program.
Participant announcement
July 16th
We'll carefully review all applications to choose 60 participants for this edition. If selected, your next step will be to accept your spot in the program!
Welcome session
July 17th
Join us for a welcome session to dive into the details program! We'll introduce you to the program's schedule, your role, and the tools you'll use to develop your business. Don't miss out on this chance to learn more about what lies ahead.
Entrepreneurship program
From August to December
The online incubation experience begins! From here you'll dive into weekly mentoring sessions, use the practical tools in our digital platform, and follow our entrepreneurship step-by-step plan. You will have 5 months to complete all the modules and develop your business plan.

FAQs about the program

Contact Us

Meet Stephanie, Program Manager at Bridge for Billions.
You can send her an email with any questions you have about the program.

She’ll be happy to hear from you!

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