PowerUp collaborates with resource partners across the Commonwealth to help support businesses from the earliest stages to scalability. Our partners include accelerators, business education, capital providers, chambers of commerce, technical assistance and more. Our partner directory will be launching in the Fall 2019 and will allow you to search by category and stage of your business.
- Accelerator Programs
- Access to Capital
- Business Associations
- Business Education
- Certifications and Contracting
- Co-Working Spaces
- Policy and Research
- Technical Assistance
Business Associations include chambers of commerce, business associations and other networks for entrepreneurs. Business associations give you the opportunity to meet with other local business owners and network with critical resources to help you grow and acquire customers.
The Alliance for Business Leadership is a non-partisan coalition of CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders at all levels who have one thing in common: they believe that social responsibility and the sustainable growth of the Massachusetts economy go hand in hand. The Alliance for Business Leadership focuses on the key areas that they believe most directly impact economic inequality and social mobility in Massachusetts: Transportation, Housing, Workplace Opportunities, & Clean Energy.
The Black Economic Council of Massachusetts, Inc. (BECMA) is statewide business group committed to advancing the economic well-being of Black businesses, organizations that serve the Black community, and Black residents of the Commonwealth. This goal is achieved through the convening of solutions-oriented conversations that highlight people and organizations addressing systemic racial and economic inequality; advocating for local and statewide policies that will help grow and sustain businesses; and connecting members to important business opportunities and to one another.
Boston New Technology (BNT) is a not-for-profit, community-supported startup, technology and business network of 24k business professionals. BNT’s mission is to help local business launch and grow, especially early-stage startups! BNT help these business get significant publicity and support from the community through live events & marketing channels. They connect them to partner corporations and community organizations, who provide them with mentorship, exclusive opportunities, resources, and free or highly-discounted services.
The Chamber is Chelsea’s largest business organization.The Chamber is a non-profit, member-supported organization that seeks to promote their members and connect them to the professional, financial, governmental, and educational resources they need to grow and strengthen their businesses and organizations.
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce offers a robust schedule of unique and thoughtful programming and events that reflects the most relevant issues facing the Greater Boston businesses community. They have more than 100 programs and networking events in Boston each year.
Innovation Women’s mission is to provide equal visibility opportunities for women, supporting career development, business success, thought leadership and diversity. Innovation Women helps connect event managers to awesome speakers and experts who just happen to be women with the goal of creating gender-balanced panels and equal visibility opportunities for women.
The North Shore Latino Business Association Inc. (NSLBA) represents the business interests of the Latino and Non-Latinos owned businesses on the North Shore, and is the premier and largest Latin business organization in the area. The NSLBA is a relationship-driven business networking organization. Meeting and networking with other members of the NSLBA will prove to be the best business decision that you can make for your business.