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Biz Times: New ExporTech Sessions Begin in July

June 29, 2015

From BizTimes (June 29, 2015) Since the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s ExporTech program started in 2010, approximately 400 statewide companies have graduated. Graduates have averaged $900,000 in new export revenue in nine months after completing the program, and two manufacturers have won Governor’s Export Achievement Awards. The most recent group of six companies graduated on […] Read More

Journal Sentinel: Water Council selects 6 businesses for training program

June 27, 2015

From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (June 26, 2015) Six companies, all with water-related technologies, have been chosen by the Water Council to participate in its third training class. The companies will take part in a six-month session run by the program, called BREW, for Business. Research. Entrepreneurship. in Wisconsin. Each company will receive a convertible note of as […] Read More

Milwaukee Business Journal: M-WERC sets first energy accelerator class

June 11, 2015

From Milwaukee Business Journal (June 10, 2015) M-WERC has named the first 10 participants in its energy accelerator program, WERCBench Labs. The incubator is a project of the Midwest Energy Research Consortium, which operates the new Energy Innovation Center at Milwaukee’s Century City Tower. Greg Meier, of the Global Entrepreneurship Collective, is managing director of […] Read More

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Ideadvance Seed Fund awards up to $200,000 to UW Entrepreneurs

June 26, 2015

UW-Extension and WEDC support students and faculty with big ideas MADISON, WI. June 26, 2015 – The latest Ideadvance Seed Fund grant recipients could improve lives through innovative ideas, such as ways to coordinate medical care for a loved one, prevent co-sleeping infant injuries and deaths, reduce packaging waste and speed molecular analysis experiments. Seven […] Read More

Madison-based GrocerKey Inc. Certified for Qualified New Business Venture Tax Credits

June 25, 2015

Company has e-commerce platform that allows grocery stores to sell online MADISON, WI. June 25, 2015 – GrocerKey Inc., a Madison company that has developed an e-commerce platform that helps grocers build branded online stores and implement pickup and delivery systems, has received Qualified New Business Venture (QNBV) certification from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation […] Read More

Wisconsin Delegation Returns from Canadian Business Development Mission

June 17, 2015

 State officials build relationships to encourage business growth in Wisconsin  Madison, June 17, 2015 –  Governor Scott Walker and representatives of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) return to Wisconsin today following a business development mission to Canada. “This mission enabled us to further strengthen and build relationships with our neighbors to the north and to personally […] Read More

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