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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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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

Idle Sites Redevelopment Program to Provide Grants for Abandoned or Underutilized Properties

September 07, 2016

WEDC is accepting applications for a grant program to assist Wisconsin communities looking to revitalize and develop industrial and commercial sites that have been abandoned or require extensive improvements. Read More

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