WWBIC Growth Accelerator Demo Day

Aaron Hagar of Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and Thalia Mendez of WWBIC Growth Accelerator.

The inaugural WWBIC Growth Accelerator Demo Day was held on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2019 at Gateway Technical College’s SC Johnson iMet Center in Sturtevant. Jose Tellez, founder of Racine personalized group training business Nitro Training Unlimited LLC, took the top prize. The WWBIC Growth Accelerator, a 10-week program, was designed by the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp. and business growth consultant Thalia Mendez to provide entrepreneurship training in the Racine-Kenosha area when the Launch Box co-working space and startup program closed last year. Read coverage of Demo Day here