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Op-Ed: Wisconsin, Israel work together to bolster water technology hubs

November 17, 2017

Wisconsin is a state in the middle of the U.S. bordered by two of the world’s largest lakes, and Israel is a country that is 60 percent desert. So what were we, the Governor of Wisconsin and the Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, doing together thousands of miles away from our offices? Working on water. Read More

Biohealth entrepreneurs: Experts on federal grants convening in Milwaukee

October 17, 2017

Experts who have valuable insights for tapping into America's largest biohealth entrepreneurial seed fund will gather in Milwaukee Nov. 7-9. Read More

Export Development Grant Program can lead to international success

October 02, 2017

To date, the M7 Export Development Grant Program has provided just more than $276,000 to 69 companies to assist them in growing their export business. Read More

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News Releases

Kwik Trip expansion plans unveiled, 300 new jobs expected in La Crosse area over next five years

November 22, 2017

Kwik Trip Inc., which owns and operates more than 600 retail convenience stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, has announced a $300 million capital investment project that will enable the growing company to meet its capacity needs for the foreseeable future. Read More

New report highlights impact of WEDC entrepreneurship programs

November 21, 2017

Startups and early-stage companies receiving direct assistance from the WEDC’s entrepreneurship programs attracted nearly $300 million in new funding and generated more than $85 million in revenue in 2016, according to a report released today. Read More

MARKETPLACE 2017 Conference on minority business development set for December

November 20, 2017

WEDC is hosting the 36th annual statewide conference for minority, woman and veteran-owned businesses Dec. 13-14 at Potawatomi Hotel and Conference Center in Milwaukee. Read More

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