Defy Ventures

Returning Citizens Entrepreneurship Program

Organization: UW-Madison, Division of Extension in partnership with Defy Ventures

Program Description: Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is a 13-week, online program for people anywhere in Wisconsin with criminal histories who want to explore entrepreneurship and develop an idea into a formal concept and pitch. The program is for adults who are stable in their reentry and have been released for at least 6 months.

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Next class starts April 21,2021 and meets on Wednesdays from 6-8pm and Saturdays from 3-5pm. No cost. Apply here:

Program Contact: Diana Hammer, Community Development Educator

Phone: (920) 929-3178

Counties Where Available: Brown | Calumet | Door | Florence | Fond du Lac | Green Lake | Kewaunee | Manitowoc | Marinette | Marquette | Menoninee | Oconto | Outagamie | Shawano | Sheboygan | Waupaca | Waushara | Winnebago

Returning Citizens Entrepreneurship Program
UW-Madison, Division of Extension