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BizTimes: YPWeek Wisconsin adds two new cities

March 26, 2015

Wisconsin’s first-ever large scale YPWeek program has continued to pique the interest of cities across the state as Sheboygan and Fond du Lac draw their young professional networks into the lineup of events. YPWeek Wisconsin, modeled after Newaukee’s Young Professionals Week, will be held April 11-18 with a focus on drumming up conversation and action […] Read More

Journal Sentinel: Global Water Center officials plan second water technology building

March 26, 2015

Milwaukee’s Global Water Center is nearly full, less than two years after opening, so center officials are now planning a possible second water center building in the Walker’s Point area. The Water Council, working with development firm HKS Holdings LLC, has a five-story building and a connected two-story building at 326-332 W. Florida St. under […] Read More Amhaus, Hall see international opportunities for state businesses

March 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE — WEDC chief Reed Hall and Milwaukee Water Council President Dean Amhaus share optimism that Wisconsin businesses are poised to do well in foreign markets. Gov. Scott Walker leads a trade mission to western Europe next month. The trade mission to Germany, France and Spain will take place from April 12-20. Walker led a […] Read More

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City of Oak Creek Receives $1 Million State Grant for Downtown Project

March 24, 2015

WEDC’s Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment grant plays key role in bringing new medical office building to city’s downtown center MADISON, WI. March 24, 2015 – The City of Oak Creek has been awarded a $1 million grant from the state’s Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Program, an initiative that helps spur the redevelopment of abandoned properties […] Read More

Fetch Rewards Receives $500,000 State Loan

March 18, 2015

Assistance from Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will help innovative company expand its market and create new jobs MADISON, WI. March 18, 2015 – Fetch Rewards Inc., a Madison startup company that has developed an app that streamlines and simplifies grocery shopping, has received a $500,000 loan from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to help […] Read More

Downtown Organizations Invited to Apply for Connect Communities Program

March 17, 2015

WEDC initiative provides training, resources to help boost downtowns MADISON, WI. March 17, 2015 – Wisconsin downtown and urban commercial districts are invited to apply for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s Connect Communities program, an initiative that works with those organizations to advance revitalization efforts. The application deadline is April 10. Connect Communities offers technical […] Read More

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