Be a part of an enterprising community


Be a part of an enterprising community

Entrepreneurship is a relentless learning curve. It’s the non-stop express through unfamiliar territory and out-of-left-field challenges. We created IO Flex to give founders and business leaders access to Early-Stage Advisors, cost-saving start-up perks, and a network of like-minded peers.

IO Flex is flexible to meet your needs when you need it most – giving you the key to a select roster of the best business resources for every phase of your business.

What you get with the IO Flex Program →

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This free IO program has proven to be a valuable business partner for companies like Crank to help us achieve our HR goals as the company scales up.

We are fortunate to be able to engage with passionate and authentic subject matter experts on topics such as talent management, strategic HR, employee engagement and team leadership.

Julie Guindon
Director of HR, Crank Software

Rudy Richman, the leader of the sales leader peer group, provided us with valuable insights on growing and scaling a startup sales organization.

Donna Ronayne’s mentorship and genuine desire to helped us meet revenue objectives from a marketing point of view, helped us develop and run successful campaigns that generated new prospects, customers and awareness of Tehama.

Gene Villeneuve
Chief Revenue Officer, Tehama

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What you get


Great company

Connect with other founders and business experts via Slack channels, peer-meets-peer events, and virtual and in-person presentations and discussions curated by tech-business gurus.

Perk up

Reduce your startup expenses with healthy and helpful discounts on business essential software and services, including legal, finance, accounting, equity management, insurance, sales, marketing, project management, and web design.

You set the pace

Founders are the busiest people we know. Which is why IO Flex works for you. You decide the moments of engagement based on your needs and availability, so you can focus getting the work done and build out your enterprise.

Is IO Flex a fit for me?

IO Flex gives you the key to a select roster of the best business resources for every phase of your business. You should apply if you meet at least one of the following requirements:

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Are a graduate of IO Ignition

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Have demonstrated traction

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Are looking for a self-driven
approach to growing your company

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Are an experienced founder
(this is not your first tech venture)

You’re in good company

Erin Seegmiller


Have questions?

Erin Seegmiller is happy to help.
Manager, Early Stage Programs | Email Erin


  • Get in touch

    Looking to learn more and find out if IO Flex is the right fit for you? Fill the form below or email our Flex team. Contact us [email protected]

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