11 communities receive funding to expand entrepreneurial resources statewide

01/30/17

From small-town boutiques to high-tech health care companies, entrepreneurs and the companies they create are vital to the success of Wisconsin’s economy. However, to cultivate a thriving startup ecosystem, attention is required not just on the state level but the local level. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) new Entrepreneurship Support pilot program offers support
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Finding the right opportunities to network with peers and hone a business idea can be hard for entrepreneurs, especially given the busy schedule that comes with running a business. In January, Startup Milwaukee is launching two new programs dedicated to making these it easier for entrepreneurs to engage in this critical activity. The first new […]

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The 14th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is open for entries, from now until Jan. 31, 2017. The contest helps connect innovators throughout the state with resources, mentoring and prospective sources of capital to encourage entrepreneurs in the startup stage to set up shop in Wisconsin. Finalists receive more than $100,000 in cash and […]

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Hundreds of entrepreneurs and investors from across the state and beyond will gather in Madison for the annual Wisconsin Early-Stage Symposium, Nov. 16 and 17, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. The event brings together some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs to network, learn from, and interact with angel and venture investors […]

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Since its inception in 2012, gener8tor, which has locations in Madison, Milwaukee and Minneapolis, has helped fund and guide 42 startups around the country. Earlier in October, the accelerator announced six new startups that will join its program’s ranks. The accelerator opens up its 12-week course to five or six new companies from around the […]