Rock County Jumpstart's primary efforts are directed toward expanding the current entrepreneurial ecosystem in Rock County, developing a supportive environment that contributes extensively to the success of Black and minority business owners. By focusing on these objectives, Rock County Jumpstart seeks to create a thriving, inclusive business community that reflects the diversity and potential of its entrepreneurs.

Our goals are centered on serving the needs of Black and Latino business owners in the area. We aim to build and expand the entrepreneurial skills of these business owners, ensuring they have the tools, resources, and knowledge to succeed. Additionally, we strive to create an extensive network of human and social capital, fostering connections that benefit both individual businesses and the broader community.

Jumpstart Programs:

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.  Do you want to participate? Learn more.

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. Do you want to participate? Learn more.

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. Do you want to participate? Learn more.

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Rock County Jumpstart

Our Partners

Wisconsin Department of Administration Blackhawk Technical College Madison College Center for Enrtrepreneurship
Center for Community Stewardship     Alliant Energy     Collaboration for Good

Associated Bank      SBDC University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Rock County Jumpstart is a fiscally sponsored project of
Center for Community Stewardship (C4CS), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Rock County Jumpstart
2080 Sutler Ave.
Beloit, WI 53511

Rock County Jumpstart is a business resource for Black business owners in Rock County, WI.