Discover and apply practical tools to create and expand upon your business’ foundation.



Set and obtain goals through group education with link-minded entrepreneurs.


Continually build your network of entrepreneurs, mentors, and industry experts.


CO.STARTERS is a cohort style, 9-week program that guides early-staged entrepreneurs towards their long-term business goals. The course is designed to take IDEAS to ACTION through collaboration, connection + community for participants.


Launch is a community-based effort intended to aid Lakeland’s entrepreneurs in scaling business operations by providing micro-grants of up to $10k. Through funding and expertise, local financial institutions determine grant recipients by assessing current financial standings and future business potential.

Launch microgra


Catwalk is designed for business owners who have successfully launched and have shifted their efforts towards scaling. The program allows entrepreneurs to work and find answers to their development questions together in a peer to peer environment.


In addition to our entrepreneurial programming, we have events that are open to the Lakeland community. This includes a variety of panel discussions and fireside chats with local experts. Check out our event calendar by clicking the button below to learn about the next in-person, virtual, and hybrid events.