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About US:

iStart Valley (Formerly known as iStart Jax) is a Non-Profit, 501 (C)-(3), Business Accelerator for Technology based Startups. Our goal is to provide world class resources for aspiring entrepreneurs to turn their creative ideas into growing Tech Startups. iStart Valley offers tools to aspiring entrepreneurs from ideation to seed stage funding. We promote programs such as Startup Weekend, Google Boot camp, workshops to accelerate the growth of Startup community. iStart Valley also partners with investors to help fund the startup ideas. Affiliated programs include Microsoft BizSpark, 1M\1M Silicon Valley Incubator, F6S, Startup Weekend, Google for Entrepreneurs and many more.

We help redefine the startup ecosystem with the support of local and global resources by providing a viable pool of startups and entrepreneurs.

Our Vision: "To be a World class Business Accelerator"

Our Mission: "Support the Startup Ecosystems by leveraging local and global resources"

  1. Support Early stage Startups by providing access to Programs and Resources: Leverage partnerships with service providers and global organizations to help assist innovators and creators to take their Ideas to next level.
  2. Promote Youth Entrepreneurship: Provide an experiential entrepreneurial education to young adults in partnership with schools and Universities.
  3. Foster Social Entrepreneurship: Support entrepreneurial ideas that are attempting to find newer ways of solving social problems and issues.

 

iStart In the News:

·     http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2016-05-10/story/istart-jax-switches-name-istart-valley-help-startups-reach-beyond

·     http://advantagebizmag.com/blog/2016/03/17/istart-jax-rebranded-as-istart-valley/

 

·     http://7thspace.com/headlines/525303/media_alert_istart_jax_rebranded_as_istart_valley.html

·     http://jacksonville.com/business/2013-08-31/story/istart-jax-helps-young-entrepreneurs-get-their-start

·        http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2012/07/20/istart-jax-participating-in-huffington.html

·        http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2012/07/25/local-chamber-lof-commerce-leader.html

·        http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/print-edition/2012/05/04/charmanis-mentorship-program-for-area.html?page=all

·        http://advantagebizmag.com/archives/13409

·        http://advantagebizmag.com/archives/10757

·        http://advantagebizmag.com/archives/10245