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La Crosse, DMI urged to continue downtown growth

September 23, 2016

The keynote speaker at Wednesday’s Downtown Main Street, Inc., Awards Luncheon, Errin Welty, a downtown development account manager for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., challenged the community to keep up with global trends facing America’s downtowns. Read more.  Read More

Astronautics wins FAA contract

September 16, 2016

Astronautics Corporation of America, a Milwaukee-based aerospace firm, has been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration for an aircraft cybersecurity project. Read more here. Read More

City of Milwaukee unveils new web application for entrepreneurs

September 15, 2016

The City of Milwaukee has unveiled a new website application called “StartSmart” aimed at improving the efficiency of its permitting process for local entrepreneurs. Read more here. Read More

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Wisconsin and Germany Formalize Water Technology Collaboration with Memorandum of Understanding

September 26, 2016

Top executives from The Water Council, based in Milwaukee, and the German Water Partnership, located in Berlin, today committed to cooperation aimed at promoting economic development and providing assistance to companies seeking to establish and expand their presence in each other’s markets. Read More

Middle East Trade Venture Provides Opportunities for Wisconsin Companies

September 20, 2016

WEDC will lead a global trade venture to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Doha in Qatar early next year. Read More

WEDC Launches Grant Program to Advance Entrepreneurship Statewide

September 12, 2016

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is accepting applications for a new grant program designed to advance the climate for entrepreneurship throughout the state. The Entrepreneurship Support program is open to nonprofit organizations and communities for activities and projects that promote entrepreneurship and deliver key services and resources to Wisconsin entrepreneurs. Read More

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