COSE partners with several organizations in the Greater Cleveland area to develop programs that will assist small businesses as well as create economic expansion and regional competitiveness.

Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP)

The Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) is a membership organization that is dedicated to allocating capital and leadership to create a more vibrant economy in Northeast Ohio. The organization represents job and wealth-creation priorities locally, in Columbus OH and in Washington D.C. The Greater Cleveland Partnership mobilizes private-sector leadership, expertise and resources to create jobs and leverage investment to improve the economic vitality of the region. Visit The Greater Cleveland Partnership to learn more about the services offered. 


Equity and Inclusion

Created in 2000, Equity and Inclusion became part of the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) in 2004.  As a coalition of more than 100 Northeast Ohio employers, Equity and Inclusion is focused on leveraging the region’s assets to make diversity a source of economic strength.  Learn how the Equity and Inclusion is achieving positive, measurable results in Northeast Ohio. 



BioEnterpriseis a business formation, recruitment and acceleration organization committed to supporting the growth of bioscience companies. BioEnterprise provides management, business development and capital access services to its clients to ensure the successful growth of the bioscience industry. Visit BioEnterprise to learn about the growth opportunities for bioscience companies.

The Cleveland Plus Marketing Alliance

The Cleveland Plus Marketing Alliance is devoted to creating a strategic, long-term marketing plan for Northeast Ohio. The alliance collaborates together to identify opportunities to increase the number of tourists, visitors, business attractions, students, talent, meetings and conventions in the region. See what opportunities The Cleveland Plus Marketing Alliance is partaking in during 2015. 


JumpStart is a venture development program designed to accelerate the growth of early-stage businesses. JumpStart provides vital resources, such as business development services, advisors and capital, to the entrepreneurs in Northeast Ohio. JumpStart invests in early-stage companies that have the growth-potential to succeed in the marketplace. Visit the JumpStart to learn more about their programs. 

The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET)

The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) represents manufacturing organizations in Northeast Ohio. MAGNET provides manufacturing companies the resources needed to improve productivity, innovative capabilities, access to global markets and access to a talented workforce. MAGNET also offers clients access to business consulting, product development projects and its business incubator program. See how Magnet can help manufacturing organizations succeed.