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How we help

Want to start a business but don't know where to start? Our proven step-by-step playbook will guide you from business idea to launch.

Q&A
Q & A
Get started by evaluating your idea without divulging it. This free self-assessment tool is designed to score your entrepreneurial readiness and your idea’s stage of development.
Business Plan
Business Plan
After gauging your startup readiness, we give you a tailor-made action plan that defines your goals and predicts your next best actions.
Mentor
Mentor
Along the way we’ll introduce you to mentors and advisors who closely match your needs and requirements (and understand exactly where you are on your entrepreneurial journey).
Community Forum
Community Forum
Our global community of entrepreneurs, investors, mentors and business experts will help you avoid common potholes and point you towards the right resources.
Market Place
Marketplace
Get access to over $500,000 in savings with credits and discounts for over one hundred of the leading tools and services needed to scale your business.
YourEcoSystem
YourEcoSystem
Enable and monetise your startup or entrepreneurial ecosystem, with your own branded, fully-featured version of this software.
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How it works

Great ideas need action — and action needs a clear critical path.

We don’t want to know your business idea. We want to know where you are on that path so we can guide you the rest of the way. Our detailed, data-driven Q&A will identify your level of readiness. Our step-by-step startup playbook will connect you with the right people, in the right place, at the right time. An idea is only as good as its execution.

Why are you here?

It takes all sorts to run a successful business.

Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur
Do you have an idea?
Seeking funding
Seeking funding
Are you looking for funding?
Vendor
Vendor
Are you looking to offer products/services to startups?
Job seeker
Job seeker
Are you looking for a role in a startup?
Mentor
Mentor
Do you want to mentor a startup?
Investor
Investor
Are you seeking an investment opportunity?

Our marketplace

When starting or growing a business, there’s no shortage of important decisions you need to make. We’re here to help with that. With trusted partners from marketing platforms to payment providers, it’s the go-to resource for all things startup, to help you grow your business like nobody’s business.

Our mentors

Our mentors are drawn from a wide range of industries and include founders and C suite, along with experts in finance, funding, human resources, law, marketing, product development, sales and team formation. They work closely with our entrepreneurs, providing day-to-day professional advice and coaching.

We've worked with

Dean Klatt, CEO, Seed Golf
“I can say quite confidently, there’s no way Seed would be where it is today if we hadn’t met the guys from TheStartup.com and I‘d wholeheartedly recommend them to any budding entrepreneur… if you have the right idea & the drive to make it work, these guys can help you make it happen”
Emmet Creighton, CEO, Lintil
“Using TheStartup.com we were able to identify and avoid a whole range of significant potholes that we did not realise were out there. The dashboard became our roadmap, completing our Next Best Actions imbued us with justified confidence and gave us the momentum we needed”.
Ross Corey, Founder + Trinity Student, Bopnhop
“Working with TheStartup.com has been an all-round great experience. They made what seemed to have the potential of being a stressful process simple. It was obvious they had my company’s best interest at heart”

Price plans

Wantrapreneur
  • Idea Evaluation
  • Forum
  • Community / Chat
  • $500k Marketplace Discounts
  • Guided Action Plan
  • Task Manager
  • Business Plan Generator
  • Mentor Forum
  • Investor Forum
  • Investor Demo Day
  •  
  • Free
Entrepreneur
  • Idea Evaluation
  • Forum
  • Community / Chat
  • $500k Marketplace Discounts
  • Guided Action Plan
  • Task Manager
  • Business Plan Generator
  • Mentor Forum
  • Investor Forum
  • Investor Demo Day
  •  
  • $20 monthly
    $16.67 month/yearly

60 days FREE with Sign Up

Entrepreneur + Mentor
  • Idea Evaluation
  • Forum
  • Community / Chat
  • $500k Marketplace Discounts
  • Guided Action Plan
  • Task Manager
  • Business Plan Generator
  • Mentor Forum
  • Investor Forum
  • Investor Demo Day
  •  
  • $100 monthly
    $83.33 month/yearly

60 days FREE with Sign Up

About us

We are a team of seasoned entrepreneurs driven by our passionate belief that every start up should have access to world class tools and advice.

We are here to level the playing pitch and bring business success to the many.