Revitalizing Communities through Entrepreneurship

Established in 2015
With growing impoverishment, THRIVE uses entrepreneurship as an economic and community development tool to promote prosperity in at-risk communities.

Our Elevator Pitch

THRIVE is a non-profit organization that uses entrepreneurship as a economic and community development tool to restore prosperity to at risk communities. Thrive focuses on developing new entrepreneurs as well as better equipping the current entrepreneurial culture in the community by teaching and helping develop skillsets needed to maintain success in all stages of business.

Our Solution

Entrepreneurial Season

This program exists to build and strengthen the current entrepreneurial culture of vulnerable communities through direct revenue growth and developing skill sets needed to maintain success.

  • Instilling values of community development and transformation inside every entrepreneur that we equip.
  • Creating viable businesses that employs the unemployed making it hard to fail as entrepreneurs in our city.
  • Creating strategic partnerships and alliances that unite under the banner of revitalization.
  • Equipping business leaders with the skills necessary to succeed.
  • Championing coaching opportunities for people who desire to start a businesses.
  • Providing safe environments where entrepreneurs can innovate.

Southeast COS Revitalization Project

Thrive Colorado Springs aims to better equip the next generation of entrepreneurs. New entrepreneurs or current business owners who care about growing deep roots in Southeast Colorado Springs, with the specific intent to give the most vulnerable part of Colorado Springs an opportunity to THRIVE as a healthy community.

  • Thrive Colorado Springs aims to better equip the next generation of entrepreneurs who care about growing deep roots in Southeast Colorado Springs, with the specific intent to give the most vulnerable part of Colorado Springs an opportunity to realize its full economic potential.
  • We equip entrepreneurs to thrive by helping them start their businesses and uplifting their surrounding communities.
  • We exist to strengthen the new and current entrepreneur culture in the Southeast community through direct revenue growth and developing the skillsets needed to maintain success.
  • We are proud to be fighting rising crime rates with opportunity and know-how rather than mass incarceration.

Our Vision

To see a thriving movement of community revitalization through entrepreneurship.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

Our Mission

We equip entrepreneurs to thrive in starting and succeeding in businesses to lift uplift their communities.

Our Team

Taj Stokes

Co-Founder /
Executive Director

Jessica Heron

Operations

Janine Reynolds

Marketing

Our Sponsors

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225 N Weber St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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