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 […]
Women-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing segments of the entire U.S. economy, according to the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report. While the trend of women’s entrepreneurship on the rise is seen across all sectors and geographies, in Wisconsin it is especially pronounced in the state’s historic districts and downtowns, according to new research from […]
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.