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Independents Project

Join our cooperative, sustainable, & equitable small business community as we build a more resilient economy for and by Philadelphians.

Inspire diverse paths to a good career

What if entrepreneurship was about creating a sustainable, independent job that works for YOU?

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Move from surviving to thriving

Become one of our 10,000 independents to move from surviving to thriving

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Grow your team & create opportunities

Level-up your independent businesses to create & share economic opportunities

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Are you one of the 10k Independents?

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If you've created an Independent job for yourself, or are actively working to, join the community and make sure you get counted.

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Here are some featured resources helping independents like you in the Philadelphia region:

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What's this all about?

Find out what we're working on and why.