Stepping Stones

The Builders + Backers Stepping Stone Intensive

A year-long program for select Builders who have completed the Idea Accelerator Program, designed to help them fully launch a viable business and set them on a path to growth

Stepping Stones Crew in classroom talking with Donna Harris


Building on the foundation laid in the Idea Accelerator the Stepping Stones Program provides the next layer of new venture support in the form of a 3-day intensive workshop, including customized planning, engagement with experts and intensive mentoring, followed by a cadence of check-ins at regular intervals in the months that follow.


To put every Builder on a path to growth, which means

  • Formally launch a business
  • Become an employer in the community, creating at least 3 jobs
  • Have a plan and pathway to grow to $1M in revenue

Empower Your Community, Empower Yourself: Register for the Stepping Stone Journey Today!