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Ready to Launch a Business in Sioux Falls?

Join the 2-day CO.STARTERS Bootcamp to bring your idea to life

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You've got a great idea
Now, let's make it happen

Calling all new or aspiring entrepreneurs in Sioux Falls!
You’re invited to join our spring round of CO.STARTERS Bootcamp.
This two-day intensive is designed to help you take action on your big idea, so you can stop
dreaming and start doing.

Who Should Participate?

You're perfect for CO.STARTERS Bootcamp if...

You’ve been thinking about starting a business,
but you don’t know exactly where to begin.

You’ve been side-hustling for a while,
and you’re wondering whether to take the leap full-time.

You’re currently running a small business,
but you’re not sure if you’ve been doing it “right.”

If you’re in the early stages of your entrepreneurial journey, 

This fast-paced program will challenge you, stretch your thinking, and give you concrete tools to bring your business to life.

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Hear how CO.STARTERS Bootcamp has helped local entrepreneurs like you:

In just two days, you will learn how to
Launch your business with our 4-part curriculum

1. Discover

Understand and refine your business model by:

  • Cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Using The CO.STARTERS Canvas
  • Discovering your target customer
  • Starting small

2. Promote

Market your business effectively by:

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

3. Build

Create your financial building blocks by:

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

4. Launch

Build momentum to achieve your goals by:

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

“My experience was excellent — an A+”

“I absolutely enjoyed my time. The relationships you build over two days are unexpectedly close. Anyone who is remotely serious about starting their business should be in this program.”

–Peter Heiss

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“There’s this confidence and togetherness and hope and camaraderie…”

“...in this beautiful environment and this big heart that Startup Sioux Falls is helping nurture. I would recommend this to others as a confidence boost, validation, and growth platform.”

–Cierra Treloar

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“More than just a networking experience”

“The ability to connect with other co-starters was really affirming. The experience with people was phenomenal. I would absolutely recommend this to other people.”

-Casey Klocek

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Day 1 

Saturday

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Part 1: Discover

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Lunch (provided)

12:30 PM - 3:30PM - Part 2: Promote

Day 2

Sunday

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Part 3: Build

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Lunch (provided)

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Part 4: Launch

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How much does it cost?

Get ready for some good news...

CO.STARTERS Bootcamp normally costs $150. But the upcoming spring workshop is currently free, thanks to support from the Community Navigator Pilot Program grant powered by the Small Business Administration.

 

This will likely be your last opportunity to participate in Bootcamp at no cost, and spots are limited to the first 20 applicants. In other words, don’t hesitate to apply today!

About Startup Sioux Falls

Starting a business is hard. We make it easier.

Startup Sioux Falls serves the local business community with innovative programs, practical resources, and downtown spaces. No matter what stage you’re at in your business, we can help you plan the best next step.

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CO.STARTERS Bootcamp graduates in Sioux Falls
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"Someday" starts today

Let's get your business launched

It’s time to turn your ideas into action. Join CO.STARTERS Bootcamp to get the tools, roadmap, and community you need to start your business in 2024. Ready… set… launch!