Start Something Big.

Startup Greater Peoria is a collaborative initiative designed to develop, encourage and promote the entrepreneurial startup community in Greater Peoria. Our vision is to provide entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with the tools, resources and ecosystem to ideate, collaborate and launch successful businesses that contribute to the long-term growth and prosperity of the local economy. Startup GP offers a co-working space called The Nest, 1 Million Cups gatherings, the Keystart Accelerator and Pitch Competition, Startup Travel Grant, and a variety of networking and learning programs to support entrepreneurs. Visit the website to learn more.

Startup GP Partners

Bradley University Turner Center for Entrepreneurship
Central Illinois Angels
Junior Achievement
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research
OSF Innovation
River City Labs

For More Information

For more information, please contact Andrew Ngui, our Director of Innovation and Startups, at