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LISTEN TO THE VOICE YOU CAN’T IGNORE

Your business starts as a pulse or a pull or a push that urges you to take a different step, to make your next move, to lead into the great unknown. Listen closely so you can tell us where you need the most help.

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One-On-One Coaching

Work with a business coach to explore your ideas and challenges, then create a actionable plan to gain traction in your business.

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Personalized Mentoring

Participate in our mentor program to get more in depth support around a particular area in your business.

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Business Connections

Get access to the proper resources who can help support your unique needs as an entrepreneur.

WHAT OUR ENTREPRENEURS SAY

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“BizStarts has shown me that you don’t have to do it alone. They are a great sounding board for me. They really care about my success.”

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“Coaching helped affirm my priorities and gave me confidence that there’s a market for my services offerings and price points.”

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“BizStarts will get you focused. They won’t be easy on you; you’ll have to work. But it’s really changed my life…boosted my confidence.”

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CHANGE YOUR “WHAT IF?” TO “WHAT’S NEXT”?

No matter where you are in your business, we meet you where you’re at.
We show up when you need someone to hear that voice you can’t ignore.
And we help you answer back. Are you ready?

MEET OUR ENTREPRENEUR COACHES

All of our coaches are business owners – we understand your challenges and will work with you to create success.

BRENT HALFWASSEN

Brent is one of BizStarts’ entrepreneur coaches who has a breadth of business experience that makes him a true Jack-of-all-Trades.

LISA SARNOWSKI

Lisa’s passion and 9+ years of experience coaching entrepreneurs make her a great match for helping local entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses.

DENISE THOMAS

With 17 years of experience in working for Fortune 500 companies, Denise has honed the ability to deliver and receive messages across language, cultural, and communication-style barriers.

CHECK OUT OUR HELPFUL RESOURCES

Click to download our most popular resources to help you think about your business in a new way.

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ATTEND UPCOMING ENTREPRENEUR EVENTS

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Ask the Expert | Financial Management

October 23 @ 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

One of BizStarts' sponsors or partners will briefly present on a business topic and then you will have plenty of time to "ask the expert" your questions and work on your business! This fall US Bank will lead the Ask the Expert Series and cover financial topics. Agenda: 7:30-7:45 breakfast 7:45-8:10 Presentation 8:10- 9am Worksheet / Q&A After completing this module, participants will be able to:  Understand the essentials of financial management Apply financial management practices, rules, and tools most…

BizStarts’ 10 Year Celebration

October 30 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

BizStarts is celebrating 10 years of fostering entrepreneurship in Milwaukee! Join us as we are honor 10 of this region's great entrepreneurs and iconic companies. Our honorees will be inducted into the BizStarts’ Hall of Fame that will be housed at the new UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center opening in 2019!  This is also an opportunity to meet aspiring and new entrepreneurs working with BizStarts to reach their goals and create healthy, sustainable businesses! There will be a marketplace to learn…

Ask the Expert | Managing Cash Flow

November 6 @ 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

At BizStarts' Ask the Expert Series, one of BizStarts' sponsors or partners will briefly present on a business topic and then you will have plenty of time to "ask the expert" your questions and work on your business! This fall US Bank will lead the Ask the Expert Series and cover financial topics. Agenda: 7:30-7:45 breakfast 7:45-8:10 Presentation 8:10- 9am Worksheet / Q&A After completing this module, participants will be able to: Understand the purpose of cash flow management in…

INTERESTED IN HELPING OUR ENTREPRENEURS?

Whether you can offer our entrepreneurs financial planning, tax advice, or industry expertise, you might be just the pro we need to help our entrepreneurs! Become a BizStarts mentor!

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1555 N. River Center Drive, Suite 210
Milwaukee, WI 53212