Today, club members visited Innovation DuPage (ID). Formerly situated at the College of DuPage campus, ID is now located at 535 Duane Street in downtown Glen Ellyn. Jim Bell, ID Director of Operations, provided an overview of the services provided and a tour of the facility. 
ID's mission is to advance economic development by connecting startups and small businesses with the knowledge, experts, and resources that are vital for success. It is a non-profit venture that unites entrepreneurs with the people, resources and programs that help them grow. 
  • ID supports small business owners & startup founders to efficiently scale by searching for product/market fit.
  • ID supports small business owners and startup founders as they rapidly scale; leveraging vetted mentors, strategic partnerships and support services.  
  • ID connects members with an extensive partner network and vetted mentors who can help establish a strong foundation as they scale.
  • ID offers workshops and inclusive co-working.  
  • Programs include 1-on-1 mentoring sessions, workshops & webinars, investor panels, startup conferences, business plan competitions and the signature Owner-to-CEO business accelerator.
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