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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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
Congratulations to Atrility Medical for winning the grand prize at the 2021 Governor’s Business Plan Contest
Congratulations to Atrility Medical for winning the grand prize and the Life Sciences category at the 2021 Governor’s Business Plan Co…Read More
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
Ideadvance Seed Fund opens 12th round of funding with expanded eligibility requirements and tracks for established Wisconsin businesses
Ideadvance Seed Fund encourages small businesses looking to solve problems in new ways and diversify into new markets to apply by July 9, 2021.Read More
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