Entrepreneur Resources & Programs

QNBV companies have a record year in 2016

2016 saw Wisconsin high-tech startups raise a record $281.7 million in funding as part of WEDC’s Qualified New Business Venture (QNBV) Program. Investments in QNBV companies were up a whopping 60 percent from $177 million in 2015. WEDC issued a near-record $17.9 million in tax credits, surpassed only by the $18.2 million issued in 2015. Read More

QNBV companies have a record year in 2016 2017-09-01T08:04:17+00:00

New funds a “healthy sign” for entrepreneurship in Wisconsin

The recent Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference kicked off with a reassuring message: Wisconsin is truly establishing itself as a destination for entrepreneurship. This was further evidenced by the opening plenary session, “Flyover Land No More,” which featured seven Wisconsin-based investors representing relatively new funds. Read More

New funds a “healthy sign” for entrepreneurship in Wisconsin 2017-06-23T08:08:10+00:00

HATCH to spawn enterprise in central Wisconsin

Central Wisconsin could be the birthplace of the country's next high-tech business innovation. That's one possible outcome for HATCH, a new competition for entrepreneurs to make community connections and earn $2,000 in start-up funds. HATCH, is geared to business ideas that can scale up to a national level. Read More

HATCH to spawn enterprise in central Wisconsin 2017-12-21T08:30:57+00:00
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