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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.
Scale Up Milwaukee, a multi-stakeholder effort helping support entrepreneurs at all stages to grow their ventures by stimulating a strong regional entrepreneurship ecosystem, has announced it is accepting applications for the second class of its Scalerator program – training designed to teach ambitious, local companies how to maximize their growth potential. Following the success of […] Read More
Wisconsin is positioning itself as a leader in technology development for two crucial industries – water and distributed energy. Located in downtrodden areas of Milwaukee in need of economic development, two new centers will offer space for collaborative academic-private sector research and incubators for start-up businesses. The goal is to become a national hub, attracting and growing companies that […] Read More
An index that measures manufacturing growth in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois remained in positive territory in July, according to a survey of companies released Thursday. The seasonally adjusted purchasing managers index for Wisconsin and northern Illinois was 63.87, up from 60.57 in June, noted Marquette University’s Center for Supply Chain Management and the local […] Read More
UW-Extension Center for Technology Commercialization, WEDC program now mentoring 23 teams developing products and services MADISON, WI. Aug. 22, 2014 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the University of Wisconsin-Extension Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) have selected 11 additional grantees from UW faculty, staff and student teams to receive up to $25,000 each through the […] Read More
Independent study says Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation among the best in providing online site selection services MADISON, WI. Aug. 13, 2014 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) website is the third best in the country when it comes to providing economic development site selection information, according to a new independent report. The report by […] Read More
Attendees will be matched with prospective local partners in these strategic markets to help expand exports. MADISON, WI. Aug. 6, 2014—The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), in collaboration with the Council of Great Lakes Governors, will be leading a Global Trade Venture to the Czech Republic, Poland, and Turkey from November 1-11. Wisconsin companies are […] Read More