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What is an entrepreneur-in-residence?

At, our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence are impressive founders who know what it takes to start a business. They’ve been through the startup process and are ready to help our entrepreneurs navigate the challenges of business ownership and avoid common obstacles to launching or growing a business.

If selected to work with an EIR, here are a few of the perks you can expect to receive:

  • One-on-one strategy sessions or business consulting

  • Special invitations to relevant workshops and trainings

  • Custom resource recommendations

  • Personal introductions to volunteer mentors and advisors

If you are interested in working with an EIR, the first step is registering at

Meet our current EIRs