This holiday season, you can support Wisconsin startups by shopping locally. By supporting startups, you are contributing to entrepreneurial ecosystems that invest in the power and potential of Wisconsin entrepreneurs. Kick start your holiday shopping with these entrepreneurial gift ideas:

  • Au Naturale Cosmetics, a line of vegan, organic, paraben-free and ethical makeup
  • DEEP FREEZE premium ice fishing equipment
  • Bright Cellars, a monthly wine club that matches you with high-quality wine based on your personalized taste profile
  • Build-a-Bow, a custom bowtie, hair bow and pet bow retailer
  • Caboosee, baby clothing with the patented Caboosee back, which enables you to easily check your little one’s caboose without undressing them
  • Fishidy, a one-of-a-kind fishing resource to give anglers of all kinds the chance to catch more fish with interactive fishing maps, social connections and tons of proven, valuable information on thousands of waterways across the country
  • HaloVino’s plastic wine tumblers that allows you to drink wine and enjoy it, even when glass is not permitted. HaloVino combines the cost and convenience of plastic cups with the taste and experience associated with pricey wine glasses
  • Meeper, maker of a brick-block motor base with studs to build your favorite LEGO, Mega Bloks, Duplo or other brick block creation and make it move with a smartphone mobile app controller
  • Murfie, an online music marketplace with a membership model offering the convenience of cloud access to your entire music collection via streaming, download and true ownership of your music, with a unique process that transforms CDs and vinyl into digital content you can play, access and control from anywhere
  • Rapid Force Tape, elastic tapes dedicated to innovative, simple solutions for muscle support and pain management—designed to helpsupport your muscles during the healing process, and 15 times stronger than any other elastic tapes
  • Snot Tape, a multi-surface painters’ tape barrier that fills the gaps to make painting textured walls easier

These are just a few of the many startups in Wisconsin whose products can

help with your holiday gift list. Find more ideas through regional startup resources like StartupMKEMadison StartupsWWBIC’s client directory or WEDC’s Innovation Investment Portfolio.