JumpStart offers free educational workshops on a wide variety of topics, from capital readiness and go-to-market strategy to financial projections and growth planning.

In order to provide the most value to participants, our workshops are focused on specific types of businesses at specific stages of growth. For this reason, completing an application does not guarantee participation. A member of the JumpStart team will evaluate each application and reach if you have been selected to join a workshop.

Click below to learn about and apply for open workshops.

Available Workshops

Business Branding Roundtable | NOV. 11

JumpStart is partnering with CoCreative to offer a free workshop designed to help business owners rethink their branding as an effective marketing tool.

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Small Business Blueprint program | March 1, 8, 15 & 22

This free four-week program is designed to help founders lay the foundation for business growth. Participants learn how to build and refine their value proposition, go-to-market strategy and their financial projections, while mapping out key milestones to drive future growth.

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Market Validation Workshop | monthly, ongoing

This two-part workshop series is designed to offer early-stage business founders a game plan for saving time, money, and creative energy by evaluating their business landscape and gathering critical insight from their future customers.

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Coming Soon

The following workshops are planned, but applications are not yet open. Check back soon for more information.

Quickbooks Growth Workshop

Members of the JumpStart Finance & Accounting team lead this free workshop series designed to help you implement QuickBooks in your business.


JumpStart’s Talent team is offering a free deep-dive workshop designed to give growing small businesses the tools they need to develop an effective talent strategy.

Voice of Customer Workshop

This workshop will cover how best to implement VOC throughout the sales cycle — invaluable for any company planning new products, entering new markets or losing market share or customers.


JumpStart has partnered with The Annek Group for a free introductory level deep dive designed to help you implement Digital Marketing.


JumpStart and the Northeast & Northwest Ohio Startup Networks offer this workshop series to guide you through the foundational aspects of launching a minimum viable product (MVP).

Our Commitment To Digital Inclusion

JumpStart will work to accommodate individuals with technology and/or internet connectivity challenges who would like to participate. Please note that it will be challenging to fully participate in most of our workshops for those who rely on a cell phone to tune into the online instruction. To discuss technology and/or internet connectivity solutions with JumpStart, please email [email protected].