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
No one can do it all, so the SBDC is an amazing free resource.
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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
CTC and clients connect with SBA Administrator Guzman
tist entrepreneurs Connie Lebakken and Carol Hirschmugl started their companies they never imagined they would be meeting with a cabin…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 attracts diverse applications with expanded eligibility
Up to $220,000 in grants will be made available to 12 companies diverse in business stage, idea and ownership in the latest round of awards by the Ideadvance Seed Fund.Read More
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.