The Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship’s five distinct programs work together to bring success to Wisconsin’s innovative small businesses owners. Through an extensive statewide network, the Institute provides access to resources, funding and partners to help strengthen Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
New businesses created since 2016
Jobs created and retained since 2016
Funds obtained & invested by clients with Institute assistance since 2016
No one can do it all, so the SBDC is an amazing free resource.
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Solar Forma harnesses energy — and beauty — of nature
Did you know solar panels could look like trees or gentle waves? Solar Forma, an Ideadvance Seed Fund awardee and SBDC at UW-Eau Clair…Read More
Proud of the entrepreneurs on Season 6 of ‘Project Pitch It’
Season 6 of “Project Pitch It,” the television show presented by UW-Milwaukee’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center, aired this spring. Read More
Siren Shrub: Side hustle to multi-product, multi-flavor company
Siren Shrub Co., which takes drinks up a notch with an old-but-new concept, has taken its company up a notch in just a few short years.Read More
ZanBria Artisan Farms: Regenerative agriculture
Heather Gayton began ZanBria Artisan Farms as an online market in 2019.Read More
Capital Invested in Rural Clients since 2019
Companies with some Female Ownership
In Rural Client Assistance since 2019
Juedes named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2022 ‘State Star’
Harlie Juedes, assistant director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Eau Claire, was chosen by her peers as the Wisconsin network’s 2022 State Star. Read More
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