Build Your Startup

Join a community built around the needs of entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses.

Save Time

Partners, mentors, and investors provide the knowledge & expertise needed to help grow your business.

Save Money

Access needed resources to grow your business, such as affordable office space, subsidized interns, and discounted tech programs and services.

Gain Support

Receive support from a collaborative community of fellow entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses

How to Become a Member


Get started by filling out the connect form.


Next, you'll meet with an ID Team member to discuss your business and learn about the resources that Innovation DuPage offers to grow your business.


Choose the membership level that best fits your needs, then access resources and get connected to our community.

Member Features

Compare each membership type to determine what will be best for you.


Programs and resources that will help you construct a strong foundation.

Initial Business Assessment
Business Development Consulting with BDC
Market Research Databases
Individualized Mentoring
Entrepreneurial Community Events

Build your tech stack, plug into customized programs, and utilize our state of the art facilities.

Includes IDeate features, plus the following:
Startup Tech Resources
Customized Cohort-based Programs
Co-Working Space
In-Depth Business Roadmap
Access to Subsidized Interns
ID Membership Meetings

Reaching product/market fit requires diligence, feedback, capital and personal support.

Includes IDeate & Collaborate features, plus the following:
Website, Graphic Design and Video Content Support
Reservable Conference Rooms and Event Space
ID Member Scholarship for NIU MBA Programs
Business Analysis through NIU MBA Program
Guest Access
Mail Drop Program


Keith Wakeman

“Kassidy (Our Intern) provided value to the SuperBetter company from day one. She provided valuable feedback on product design, created newsletters to update our SuperBetter community, and rolled up her sleeves to help get it done.”

Shaiska Malca
Pura Vida, Talk

“Innovation DuPage has provided me the opportunity to network with entrepreneurs from different industries, get advice, mentorship, and tools that have helped me to nurture and accelerate growth for Pura Vida Talk.”

Marcella Raymond
Marcella Raymond, Media

"Innovation DuPage provided me with resources like business consulting, access to databases, the intern that I have; all those things combined really helped me grow!"

Maureen Longoria & Lisa Burns
LivNow Relocation

"Innovation DuPage has brought us resources beyond belief. They’ve made connections with us that we could have never made on our own. What they have brought to LivNow Relocation is absolutely priceless."

Joe Barron
Gray Matters Games

"As the first member company of Innovation DuPage, we’ve grown up together. I love being able to bounce different ideas off of other entrepreneurs, it saves all of us time, it saves us money, and takes our business to the next level."

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