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.

50.2%
Woman Clients
22.2%
Minority Clients
5.3%
Veteran Clients
921
New businesses created since 2021
4,343
Jobs created and retained since 2021
$578 M
Funds obtained & invested by clients with Institute assistance since 2021
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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2024 Governor’s Business Plan Contest: Learn about 7 of the Diligent (Baker’s) Dozen

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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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$118.5 M
Capital Invested in Rural Clients since 2021
62.5%
Companies with some Female Ownership
14,371 Hours
In Rural Client Assistance since 2021
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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