• Partner With Established®, the Power behind Startup of the Year®

    You are a champion of startups. Over 25K startups have presented at events, competitions, and conferences Established operated. We’re here to help partners like you find and elevate the best and brightest startups out there.

  • Partnership Programs

    We're building lasting relationships everywhere

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    Startup Community

    For organizations supporting entrepreneurs and startups, this annual program helps to boost your connectivity to capital, community, and resources. There's no cost and no catch. Just free resources for your community. And some additional recognition for all your hard work in front of a broader audience.

    Next-Level Startup Resources

    Authentic Recognition


    Program Upgrades

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    Investment Community

    Established specializes in sourcing innovation within the startup ecosystem. We partner with leading seed funds and investors to connect rising startups to capital and resources. The annual program not only benefits startups in your portfolio but also serves as a resource to share with any company in the pipeline.

    Distinct Deal Flow

    Authentic Engagement

    Premium Access for Startups

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  • Ways to Collaborate

    Here are just a few


    Share Information

    Encourage your startups to get involved using the sample messaging we provide for social media and newsletters.


    Refer Startups

    Directly refer startups from your community, portfolio or network for our team to meet or follow up with.


    Get Involved

    Nominate a member of your team to serve as a mentor, a judge, or an evaluator to review startup applications or pitches.


    Make Connections

    We are grateful for introductions to the startup champions and investors you'd recommend we get to know.

  • Ready to Get Started?

    Complete this form or email us at partnership@est.us

  • Contact Us

    Get in touch with Established, the team behind Startup of the Year!