Rock County Jumpstart members are eligible to apply to participate in a free 10-week accelerator course. Participants join a cohort and meet once a week to work through a curriculum taught by successful and skilled entrepreneurs.

Our curriculum is designed to help business owners:

  • Better define their business model
  • Gain a better understanding of marketing strategies
  • Learn more about the legal aspects of running their business
  • Develop an effective sales strategy
  • Learn about the importance of credit and where they can secure funding even if they have bad credit
  • Learn the importance of business owners becoming leaders in their community
  • Move Black entrepreneurs closer to closing the wage gap in Rock County
  • Help Black entrepreneurs provide vehicles for economic growth in their own community