Entrepreneurs & Innovators
Turning Innovations Into Prosperity
In Wisconsin, we love big ideas, market interrupters and game changers. It’s evident in our vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem, which strengthens new business innovation. Our initiatives spur entrepreneurial activity by providing direct capital infusions and incenting investments through angel and venture tax credits to help support startups from seed to growth stage. Our statewide network offers entrepreneurial support services, makes early stage investments in technology-based companies, and provides assistance to keep your venture moving forward. Plus, you’ll have access to the location you want, the talent you need, and the investment in research and development that will keep your business at the forefront of innovation.
Wisconsin’s commitment to research and development is led by the University of Wisconsin, conducting more than $1 billion in academic research and development each year.
The programs, resources and investments provided by public and private networks advance business creation throughout the state and can help you find the path to success.
Email us to learn more about the programs and resources to help your venture succeed in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin's Entrepreneurial Spirit
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