IdeaCrossing® is a free online resource that connects entrepreneurs with the resources necessary to turn innovative ideas into thriving companies, and established businesses into growing ones. IdeaCrossing is available to anyone committed to supporting and promoting entrepreneurship by creating connections that build businesses.
Whether an entrepreneur's goal is to start or grow their business, the resources available to them are critical to their success. By connecting entrepreneurs with these vital resources, as well as providing private online collaborative environments for their engagement, IdeaCrossing can help facilitate connections between entrepreneurs, investors, business mentors, and service providers.
IdeaCrossing benefits each user type in different ways:
• Entrepreneurs can collaborate online with business advisors, and gain access to capital, mentors, and resources to help their business grow
• Investors can find deal flow specific to their interests and privately and securely browse opportunities
• Business Mentors can volunteer to advise privately matched entrepreneurs and publish their work to showcase their expertise
• Service Providers can promote their business through a listing in a public, searchable directory and track their listing's performance