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America’s SBDC honors 3 in Wisconsin with ’40 Under 40′ awards

Three outstanding Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network young professionals have earned national awards for their leadership in helping small businesses start and grow.

Madison organizations bring ZingTrain Leadership Training to area food businesses

A nationally renowned leadership master class for small food-focused businesses is coming to Madison Oct. 4-5.

Juedes named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2022 ‘State Star’

Harlie Juedes, assistant director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Eau Claire, was chosen by her peers as the Wisconsin network’s 2022 State Star. 

Gatterman named center director for SBDC at UW-Stevens Point

STEVENS POINT — A community-minded entrepreneur who created his own outdoor recreational rental company has been hired to lead the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point.  

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 Nora Roughen-Schmidt most recently worked as the executive director of StartingBlock Madison.

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.