Inclusive Entrepreneurship Resources for Economic Developers
Some of these resources are specifically focused on strategies and actions that foster inclusive entrepreneurship, and others are more focused on entrepreneurial ecosystem building more broadly.
- A Roadmap to Inclusive Entrepreneurship
- Economic dynamism thrives in America’s minority communities
- Small Business Equity Toolkit
- A Playbook for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Entrepreneurship Centers
- Right to Start
- To expand the economy, invest in Black businesses
- Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Building Playbook
- Institute for Local Self-Reliance
- Housing for Equity and Inclusion
Strategic + Organizational Planning
Whether you’re developing a statewide, regional, local, or organizational strategic plan, Camoin Associates works with clients to set a vision and develop strategies that will support ambitious, but achievable goals.
+ Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS)
+ Downtown revitalization plans
+ Economic development strategic plans
+ Evaluation and benchmarking
+ Strategic visioning
Workforce Development + Talent Retention
Camoin Associates can help you craft actionable workforce development and talent retention solutions to create a resilient labor pipeline, supporting equitable and inclusive economic growth.
+ Labor market analytics
+ Occupation and skills gap analysis
+ Career pathway mapping
+ Workforce pipeline development
+ Talent retention and attraction strategies
Real Estate Development Services
We help communities and developers do it all — from uncovering opportunities and developing project concepts to finding funding and navigating all the complexities from start to finish.
+ Housing needs assessments and housing strategies
+ Market analysis
+ Development strategies
+ Brownfield redevelopment
+ Developer advisory services
+ Financial feasibility analysis
To us, measuring the jobs, earnings, sales, and revenue is only the beginning. We take a holistic approach to economic and fiscal impact to tell the full story of what a project, industry, program, or development will do for the community.
+ Economic impact
+ Fiscal impact
+ Tax credit benefit/cost analysis
+ Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
+ District Improvement Financing (DIF)
As an established global research and direct marketing company, we have a track record of customizing and implementing high-end, mission-critical research and marketing campaigns that exceed client expectations.
+ Trade show planning
+ Marketing mission planning
+ Virtual and in-person meeting setting
+ Website assessment
As leaders in research and data analysis, we use the most advanced and comprehensive economic data and tools to understand the supply chain, industry market trends, and sector needs, and unearth emerging opportunities.
+ Target industry and cluster analysis
+ Supply chain and trade gap analysis
+ Geographic competitiveness analysis
+ Site selection needs analysis
Entrepreneurship + Innovation
We help clients identify, connect with, understand, and strengthen their entrepreneurial ecosystems. Our mission is simple: to build a more inclusive economy for the future by connecting and inspiring the entrepreneurs of today — and tomorrow.
+ Startup ecosystem assessment and action planning
+ Equitable entrepreneurship strategies: Breaking down barriers
+ Entrepreneurship metrics tracking and evaluation
+ Market research and intelligence
+ Small business outreach and resource centers
+ Policy and code assessment and outreach
Business Retention + Expansion
Economic development is built on connections, and our custom business engagement solutions help you make those connections — from business retention to business attraction.
+ Business visitation process creation and set up
+ Logistical and technology support
+ Follow up plans and strategy development