Ideas start at SQUARE1.

Programs

Education. Inclusion. Opportunity. Connection.
Go to Velocity

Velocity

Expert-led educational curriculum coupled with customer introductions.

Go to ignition

ignition

Education, coaching, mentoring, and connections to launch your idea.

Go to SQUArE1ON1

SQUArE1ON1

Active management and planning for the launch and growth of your startup.

Go to startup scholars

startup scholars

Educating and inspiring our next generation of entrepreneurs and community leaders.

We help where others do not.
We started because we were tired of seeing good people and ideas slip through the cracks.

SQUARE1, a not-for-profit, is an entrepreneur education and business igniter providing resources to a broad range of individuals interested in turning ideas and research into thriving businesses. Our mission is to uncover, educate, support, and inspire emerging entrepreneurs.

  • Just getting started.

  • Ready to increase revenue.

  • Connect to opportunities.

  • Varied entrepreneur curriculum.

leaders

Shaping entrepreneurs.

Keith Schneider

The everyday guy.
Keith runs the day-2-day operations. He has overseen entrepreneur programs and startups for over a dozen years.

dan groneck

The legend.
Dan is on every worthwhile nonprofit board in the region so we are honored to have him.

Steve Wright

The Finance Guy.
Steve has over 18 years of experience in providing financial services to clients.

feoshia davis

Image creator.
If we are going to talk about it…we run it by Feo first.

Amy pelicano

Develop mint.
Helping us figure out how to keep enough in the bank to do the great work we do.

vincent williams

Poster child.
Vincent was a grad of our first VELOCITY program and stands as an example of success for all future clients.

Tony Knies

The bank.

"IF WE DID ALL THINGS WE WERE CAPABLE OF, WE WOULD LITERALLY ASTOUND OURSELVES.." Thomas Edison