Meet the 2022 JumpStart Cohort

It’s 2022 and that means Generator is hosting the next cohort of makers and entrepreneurs as part of JumpStart 2022!

These eight talented makers were selected to participate in JumpStart 2022, our business development program, organized in partnership with the Center for Women and Enterprise and facilitated by Business Coach, Emily Eley

This amazing crew has been meeting weekly since early March, setting goals, crafting prototypes, and fine tuning the steps they’ll need to take to go from concept to reality. 

Meet the entrepreneurs below!

Alyssa Neville, Wonder + Wander

Wonder + Wander gives kids the tools to explore creativity sustainably. We’re starting with a self-guided kit focused on DIY plant and food based paints!

 Jennifer Green, Jen Green Designs

Jen Green Designs empowers women to commute by bike with stylish clothes that move from the bike to the office.

Miki Sakaguchi, Studio Soba

Studio Soba shares our jewelry metalsmithing process and products to inspire you to live creatively too!

Mischa Tourin, MyTree Puzzles

MyTree Puzzles helps the toddler in your life build connections with their loved ones with a personalized, high quality, wooden family tree puzzle.

Nate Walpole, Walrus Steel

Walrus Steel handcrafts heirloom knives and tools for the kitchen and wilderness, with a nod to social and environmental responsibility. www.walrussteel.com

Nick Rosato, Rosato Wallscapes

Rosato Wallscapes builds modular, hardwood, wall-mounted shelving that provides users beauty and flexibility to display photos, plants, memories, books, and more.  

Peter Grunwald, Trash Plastics

Trash Plastics protects the outdoor athlete, and the environment, with gear made from your garbage.

Richard Gliech, WoodFyred

WoodFyred brings friends and family together for delicious, memorable outdoor gatherings around an easy-to-use, portable and very affordable wood-burning pizza oven. 

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