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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is a public-private entity, created to lead economic development efforts for the state. WEDC nurtures business growth and job creation by providing resources, technical support, and financial assistance to companies, partners and the communities they serve.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is widely seen as the state’s leading school for entrepreneurship, driven by more than $1 billion in annual research spending, a respected licensing and tech transfer arm, and a track record of successful spinouts. The school gives universities in Wisconsin’s largest city, Milwaukee, something to aspire to. In the past few […] Read More
MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today that The Water Council has been selected as one of four new Regional Innovation Cluster awardees, adding to its portfolio of high-performing regional innovation networks across the country. These cluster initiatives focus on the most effective approaches to linking small […] Read More
After inheriting $1.4 billion UI Trust Fund deficit, Walker Administration, Legislators restore health to fun MADISON – After inheriting an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund deficit of $1.4 billion in January 2011, Governor Scott Walker and legislative partners enacted historic reforms that moved the Trust Fund to its first positive balance this year since 2009. […] Read More
Top minority, women and veteran-owned businesses honored for their success at annual Marketplace conference MADISON, WI. Oct. 24, 2014 – Eight Wisconsin businesses received top honors in the 2014 Marketplace Governor’s Awards competition, which recognizes outstanding businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans. The awards were presented by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) […] Read More
$5 million project solidifies specialty paper company’s commitment to Kaukauna and Wisconsin MADISON, WI. Oct. 23, 2014 – Expera Specialty Solutions LLC, a leading manufacturer of specialty paper products, announced today that it is establishing its corporate headquarters in Kaukauna. In addition to investing several million dollars into the project, Expera is working with a […] Read More
Dynamic Recycling to create more than 100 new jobs in Onalaska MADISON, WI. Oct. 20, 2014 – In a move expected to create 110 new jobs, Dynamic Recycling Inc. is opening a new facility in the Town of Onalaska to accommodate the company’s continued growth. Dynamic Recycling, a national electronics re-marketing, recycling and scrap purchasing […] Read More