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
The Hispanic-American Institute works with institutions, businesses, nonprofits and government agencies to address significant issues affecting the social, educational, and economic well being of Hispanic communities in the continental United States Puerto Rico, and Latin America.
Lawyers for Civil Rights fosters equal opportunity and fights discrimination on behalf of people of color and immigrants through legal action, education, and advocacy. They work in collaboration with law firms and community partners & focus on eight impact areas that represent the front lines in today’s battle for equality and justice.
Mass Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP) is a collaborative center comprised of government, business, and academic partners dedicated to helping Massachusetts manufacturers meet the challenges of competing in an ever-changing economy.
The Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement – City of Boston’s mission is to strengthen the ability of immigrants and Boston’s diverse cultural and linguistic communities to fully participate in the economic, civic, social, and cultural life of the great city. They also work to promote the recognition and public understanding of immigrant contributions to Boston all with the goal of ensuring immigrants have the same access to services that all residents enjoy.
The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development – City of Boston promotes policies that help businesses grow while fostering economic inclusion and equity. The Business Strategy team aids companies and entrepreneurs across industries in Boston to expand, move, or keep and grow the business in Boston. The Small Business Development team is Boston’s front door for small businesses. They provide permitting and licensing resources, as well as technical support. Additionally, they offer certification for local, women, minority and veteran owned businesses. The Economic Development Center offers free workshops across the City to increase access and opportunities.
Msaada Partners provides technical assistance to promote entrepreneurship and innovation which lead to wealth creation and more sustainable communities. The firm’s principals bring varied backgrounds in STEM fields, entrepreneurship, and community development that allow them to be effective in helping their clients to succeed. The partners’ collective perspective represents the communities of color in Boston.
Roxbury Innovation Center is an innovative space, event venue, and programming hub designed to bring people together at every level of entrepreneurship.
The U.S. Small Business Administration delivers millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.
StartHub.org is a comprehensive, centralized online platform designed to connect, support, and grow Greater Boston’s world-class technology and early-stage community. Developed in a public-private partnership between the City of Boston, Venture Café, Gust, and a wide number of partners from Boston’s startup community, StartHub will serve as Greater Boston’s homepage for the startup ecosystem.
The Urban Labs helps companies activate their cultural competency to attract customers, influence product offering, and attract and retain talent in order to outperform their competitors.