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
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Talent Generator: Making internship programs easier
This month, the University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) have introduced the Talent Ge…Read More
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Sari Kimbell: Encouraging Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Better Tasting Food
Sari Kimbell has made supporting and transforming the local food movement her life’s work. Read More
TAHPI: Investing in firefighter fitness
Luis Rivera hates the word “disruptive.” Admittedly, however, that’s exactly what he’s trying to be.Read More
Capital Invested in Rural Clients since 2016
Companies with some Female Ownership
In Rural Client Assistance since 2016
$600,000 in state matching grants advance 6 innovative small businesses
Six small businesses in Wisconsin will receive $100,000 each to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding. Read More
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