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Roughen-Schmidt joins Southwest Wisconsin SBDC as small business consultant

The Wisconsin Small Development Center (SBDC) Network has hired an experienced small business champion as its newest consultant for Southwest Wisconsin.

SBDC at UW-Green Bay honored as Center of the Year

GREEN BAY – The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay and Director Tara Carr have earned statewide recognition for expanding its reach during the pandemic. 

YourEconomy.org updated with 2021 data showing economic recovery

YourEconomy.org, an online research tool that tracks business activity and impact at the local, state and national levels, has been updated with 2021 data. It paints a picture of the overall trends in the pandemic recovery as well as conditions specific to industries and individual communities for the past 18 years.

Ideadvance Seed Fund opens 13th round of funding with renewed enthusiasm in funding 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 21, 2022.

Wisconsin SBDC celebrates #SBDCDay and helping clients secure $22.8 million in COVID-19 relief

In 2021, the Wisconsin Small Business Development (SBDC) Network helped clients impacted by COVID-19 receive $20.8 million in federal aid and $2 million in state aid.

High-tech small businesses: Apply for 19th round of SBIR Advance funding

The Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) is offering a matching grant of up to $100,000 to provide additional assistance to companies in the process of completing a project in the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Rock County makes significant commitment to small business assistance

The Wisconsin Small Business Development (SBDC) Network will help an estimated 500 small businesses restart and grow in Rock County, thanks to a five-year commitment.

$600,000 in state matching grants advance 7 innovative small businesses

Seven small businesses in Wisconsin will receive up to $600,000 to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding.

Self-guided cybersecurity course provides critical education for small businesses, professionals

A new on-demand course has been developed to prepare small businesses and tech professionals against the growing threat of cyberattacks.