Helping innovators and ideas succeed

Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship

Siren Shrub: Side hustle to multi-product, multi-flavor company

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SixLine Semiconductors wins 2023 Governor’s Business Plan Contest grand prize!

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Jobs created and retained across Wisconsin since 2020
New businesses started since 2020
$557 M
Funds obtained & invested by clients with Institute assistance since 2020

Your Connection to Wisconsin’s Statewide Business Outreach

The Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship’s five programs are all reflections of our collaborative approach – connecting Wisconsin’s businesses with resources, data and one another to improve lives and communities across the state.

Starting a New Business
Securing Financing
Growing Your Business


Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is made up of dedicated people and dynamic organizations around the state. Partner with the Institute to join an interconnected network of economic developers, lenders and investors and campuses committed to bolstering small businesses.
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Stauffacher named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2023 ‘State Star’

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America’s SBDC honors 2 in Wisconsin with ’40 Under 40′ awards

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