POLICIES THAT DRIVE BUSINESS GROWTH

In Wisconsin®, we’ve created policies that advance emerging industries and allow businesses to compete nationally and globally. From a business-friendly tax approach and minority business funding to training grants and tort reform, we’re creating an environment that spurs investment and instills confidence in the future. With a balanced budget and a fully funded pension system, we understand the importance of fiscal responsibility in helping business owners expand their operations in Wisconsin.

We’re preparing our workforce for the jobs of today and tomorrow by creating experts in the fields where Wisconsin has an existing or emerging competitive advantage. Our significant investment in workforce development ensures that workers in Wisconsin are ready to do the jobs that drive your business.

With this “can-do” spirit, Wisconsin is poised to lead new industry advancements in such pivotal industries as biohealth, water technology, energy, food production and manufacturing, among others. Our unique blend of public-private partnerships across industry, government and academia come together to MAKE remarkable HAPPEN in Wisconsin.

Business climate in Wisconsin

HOW WE RANK

Wisconsin is consistently ranked at the top, from tax policies and industry development to business growth and funding.

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COMPANIES IN OUR FOOD AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRY
Companies in this industry range from food safety to food production.

Infogroup, 2016

#7

BEST CITY FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS
Madison ranks seventh in the nation for best cities for entrepreneurs.

Forbes, 2017

CHAMPIONS

IN INNOVATION
Wisconsin is an innovation champion due to entrepreneurial activity and new business models.

Consumer Technology Association, 2017

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Wisconsin entrepreneurs benefit from WEDC-UW System programs

December 22, 2020|Comments Off on Wisconsin entrepreneurs benefit from WEDC-UW System programs

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is investing more than $2.6 million in Wisconsin’s small businesses. The UW System’s Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship facilitates the delivery of state agency dollars and services to the entrepreneurs who access these essential resources locally through the university’s statewide network. The strategic partnership between WEDC and the UW System provides much-needed funding to startup and nascent companies as well as the technical assistance to support them. Read More

MY WISCONSIN STORY

Our residents are some of the happiest and most ambitious people in the nation—but don’t just take our word for it. Take theirs.

“Wisconsin helped us find the site that we were looking for after we gave them the criteria we were looking for and a location we wanted. They brought us and introduced us to the area, showing us this industrial park, which right away we fell in love with.”

RISHIKESH • DIVERSIFIED MANUFACTURING CORPORATION • PRESCOTT

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