Nine startups that recently graduated from the 12-week immersive WERCBench Labs program pitched their big ideas to a group of investors and other business leaders last week during the 2017 WERCBench Labs Demo Day. WERCBench Labs, run by the Mid-west Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC), matches early-stage companies with mentors in the state’s energy, power and […]
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 […]
A new research report from CBRE announces another designation Wisconsin can add to the list of accolades for its business climate: status as a burgeoning tech hub.
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 […]