Rock County Jumpstart is a collaborative initiative designed to improve the sustainability and likelihood of success of Black business owners. Through our partnership with the Wisconsin Latino Chamber of Commerce, we also provide support to Latino business owners in Rock County. We work to remove all barriers that limit the success of these business owners.
We provide the training, tools, and resources these entrepreneurs need to start, grow, and sustain a successful business.
We collaborate with local and regional organizations that fully support our mission and vision and seek to establish mutually beneficial partnerships that help us achieve our goals.
We advocate on behalf of Black and Latino business owners with local business and political leaders to encourage them to establish economic development initiatives that improve the quality of life for minorities in Rock County.
The Rock County Jumpstart Ready, Set, Go Program
The Jumpstart Incubator provides a full range of services and support designed to bring a business idea to life, or strengthen an existing business – making it successful, sustainable and more resilient to future economic downturns.
The Jumpstart Accelerator is a free 10-week immersive training that uses a hybrid form of in-person and online training, integrating classroom learning with real-world experiences and challenges of business ownership.
In the Next Step Acceleration program, business owners focus heavily on their company’s financial readiness, preparing for business loans, building relationships with business bankers, and pitching to investors.