In 2015, WEDC’s Qualified New Business Venture (QNBV) Program helped 75 startups throughout the state draw more than $176 million in total investment, with the help of $18.3 million in tax credits. A total of 180 companies are certified through the program, which is helping to create a thriving startup ecosystem in Wisconsin.
Increased investment in the information technology, biotechnology and health technology sectors bolstered the year’s overall growth, with qualifying investment totals of $30.6 million, $16.7 million and $12.5 million for each industry respectively. Find additional news about investment opportunities and resources in Wisconsin below.
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