Calling All Innovators: Governor’s Business Plan Contest Now Open for Entries


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

2016 Governor’s Business Plan Contest Seeks Next Big Idea


From fertility devices to intelligent composites to an app for crowdsourcing craft beer, innovative ideas have been cultivated and tested every year in the annual Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Entrepreneurs and innovators around Wisconsin are gearing up once again for the 2016 contest, which accepts preliminary applications through Jan. 31. The contest has connected up-and-coming

The 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is now accepting entries. The contest includes three written phases, with the first phase of entries (250-word idea abstracts) due by 5 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2015.  Contestants that advance to Phase 2 will submit a 1,000-word executive summary. The field is then further narrowed down for Phase 3, […]