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American Provenance finds entrepreneurial success In Wisconsin®

To see how Wisconsin’s smaller communities are embracing and supporting their homegrown entrepreneurs, look no further than Mount Horeb-based American Provenance. The personal-care product maker was founded in Wisconsin, and as it grows the company remains committed to working with Wisconsin-based suppliers to help those businesses benefit as well. Read More

November 6, 2018|Featured Companies & Awards, Launch|

Startup Wisconsin Week kicks off November 5

With more than 150 events happening around the state, Startup Wisconsin Week kicks off on Monday, Nov. 5, to celebrate the achievements of Wisconsin’s entrepreneurs and to promote efforts to provide additional support for startups and early-stage companies. Read More

American Family Insurance partners with gener8tor on new accelerator

Wisconsin’s vibrant accelerator landscape is growing thanks to a new partnership between American Family Insurance and gener8tor and the launch of gBETA Social Impact, a platform for emerging nonprofits and for-profit companies with a social impact focus. Read More

October 12, 2018|Accelerators In Wisconsin, Launch|

WEDC now accepting applications for Entrepreneurship Support Program

Now through Friday, Oct. 26, WEDC is accepting applications from nonprofit and community-based organizations to receive funds from the Entrepreneurship Support Program. The grant program, designed to advance the statewide climate for entrepreneurship, provides financial assistance between $10,000 and $100,000 for projects that promote entrepreneurship. Recipients will also receive key resources like training, mentorship, financial services and business development aid. Read More

September 27, 2018|Entrepreneur Resources & Programs, Launch|

Q&A with Tobi LeMahieu, Regional Business Fund Inc.

The Regional Business Fund Inc. (RBF) is a nonprofit economic development corporation whose purpose is to promote business and economic development in west central Wisconsin. RBF offers low-interest loan funds to businesses that expand within the region, diversify the economy, add new technology, revitalize buildings in the region's downtowns and create quality jobs and capital investment in the region. Read More

September 4, 2018|Funding Source Q&A, Launch|
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