Business Impact

The Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship’s four 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.

50.9%
Woman Clients
22.9%
Minority Clients
6.4%
Veteran Clients
870
New businesses created since 2020
4,260
Jobs created and retained since 2020
$557 M
Funds obtained & invested by clients with Institute assistance since 2020
Without my SBDC Consultant and his commitment to seeing entrepreneurs get started on the right path for success, it would’ve been a lot harder for me to get my business up and running.
Nate Krohn
Teriyaki Madness

Solar Forma Design Installs First E-Cacia Solar Tree

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

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

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Rapid Radicals Technology: Saving the water

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$107 M
Capital Invested in Rural Clients since 2020
60%
Companies with some Female Ownership
14,461 Hours
In Rural Client Assistance since 2020
News

The Center for Technology Commercialization announces Margaret Ramey as new director

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Events

Looking to expand your entrepreneurial skillset? Hoping to network with fellow business owners? Expanding your reach around the state? Check out our upcoming events to connect to Wisconsin’s small business environment.
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