® is a free online community, created by JumpStart, available to all individuals and organizations with an interest in supporting and promoting entrepreneurial activity. 1) IdeaCrossing is available to all individuals and organizations with an interest in supporting and promoting entrepreneurial activity to help create connections that build businesses.
The site is designed to facilitate collaboration and introductions between entrepreneurs, investors, business mentors, and service providers. Using a geotargeted approach, IdeaCrossing connects and matches members of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. As users join in a region and encourage participation by others, the resources available to them expand exponentially. And, because IdeaCrossing is web-based and without fixed regional or state boundaries, when resources aren’t available locally, users can tap into them from across the country.