Timeline for The Challenge

    • May 14, 2016: Ability to submit Application for Participation of challenge online at Block42Janesville.com; Soft launch of information with Downtown Open House

 

    • May 31: Janesville Business Challenge Launch, 6:30 pm at JPAC (408 S. Main St. Janesville)

 

    • June 6: Deadline to submit application and $40 business plan software fee

 

    • June 7: Writing a Business Plan presented by UW – Whitewater, 6:30 pm at The Venue (36 S. Main St. Janesville)

 

    • June 14: Marketing Research presented by UW – Whitewater, 6:30 pm at Voigt Music (34 S. Main St. Janesville)

 

    • June 21: Financial Statements and Projections presented by UW – Whitewater, 6:30 pm at SASid (14 N. Parker, Suite 300 Janesville)

 

    • July 14: Janesville Business Challenge Open House and Forum at Block 42 (117 N. Main St. Janesville)

 

    • August 1, 2016 – Deadline for submittal of Application documents and business plans

 

    • August 12-13, 2016 – Bodacious Shops Job Fair – 1900 Center Avenue, Janesville, WI – We are now hiring 30 part-time positions to build a great team. Read more here!

 

    • August 17, 2016 – Announcement of Applicants advancing to Round 2

 

    • September 20, 2016 – Round 2 Applicants Shark Tank Presentations & Announcement of the Janesville Business Challenge Winner at Block 42

 

    • October 1, 2016 – Opening of the Bodacious Shops

 

    • September – November 1, 2016– Space designed, built-out, furnished and equipped

 

  • November 4, 2016 – Open for business