Entrepreneurship is an exciting journey, but the path forward isn’t always clear.

CO.STARTERS Bootcamp is a weekend intensive to help aspiring entrepreneurs take action. During this four-part bootcamp, you’ll collaboratively work with peers and a trained facilitator to strategize, problem-solve, and apply business tactics to your idea or business.

The program will challenge you, stretch your thinking, and give you concrete tools to bring your business to life.

If you’re creative, community-minded, and serious about turning your passion into a thriving business, this program is for you.

Bootcamp Details

During this 2-day intensive, you’ll develop and fine-tune your idea in a four-part curriculum.


Understand your business model and how to refine it.

We’ll cover:

  • Cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Building your business model using The CO.STARTERS Canvas
  • Refining your model with customer discovery
  • Refining your model through starting small


Learn how to market your business effectively.

We'll cover:

  • Building relationships through marketing
  • Crafting your message
  • Choosing your marketing channels
  • Developing your “pitch”


Dive into the building blocks needed for your financial modeling.

We'll cover:

  • Distributing your product or service
  • Knowing your value (before you set your price)
  • Understanding your costs
  • Calculating a break-even point


Build momentum by goal setting and staying on track.

We'll cover:

  • Setting priorities
  • Identifying 30, 60, and 90-day milestones
  • Getting SMART about tasks
  • Creating a plan + staying on track


Day 1 - Saturday


Saturday, October 21, 2023

  • 9AM - 12PM - Part 1: Discover
  • 12 - 1 PM - Lunch Provided
  • 1PM - 4PM - Part 2: Promote

Day 2 - Sunday


Sunday, October 22, 2023

  • 1PM - 4PM - Part 3: Build
  • 4PM - 4:30PM - Food Break (Provided)
  • 4:30PM - 7:30PM - Part 4: Launch


The CO.STARTERS Bootcamp is currently supported through the Community Navigator Pilot Program grant, powered by the Small Business Administration. The current price of the program is free, but spots are limited. 

Ready to launch your business idea?

Startup Sioux Falls Sponsors

These organizations provide financial support for Startup Sioux falls