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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.

Aerospace collaboration to benefit small businesses, Air National Guard

A unique new military-civilian collaboration to promote aerospace innovation in Wisconsin has received a competitive federal grant.

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.

Eleven small businesses tap into $1,000,000 in state matching grants to bolster Wisconsin innovation

SBIR Advance’s latest round of funding is allowing 11 innovative small businesses to further their commercialization through SBIR match grants up to $75,000 for Phase I and $100,000 for Phase II.

Wisconsin entrepreneurs benefit from WEDC-UW System programs

MADISON – Thanks to a key strategic partnership with the UW System, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is investing more than $2.6 million in Wisconsin’s small businesses.

Food Finance Institute to help businesses become more resilient in COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

A program boosting the financial resilience and growth of the food, beverage and value-added agriculture sector has received a $370,000 federal grant to deepen its work in Wisconsin and across the country.

$600,000 in state matching grants advance 6 innovative small businesses

Six small businesses in Wisconsin will receive $100,000 each to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding.

Food Finance Institute at University of Wisconsin System to host popular FaBcap Accelerator and Scaler Series

MADISON – A popular program for Wisconsin food and beverage businesses has opened its 2020-21 application period with a shift in an ongoing collaboration.

Wisconsin SBDC Network to assist businesses with disaster loan applications

MADISON, Wis.—The Wisconsin Small Business Development (SBDC) Network is helping small businesses apply for federal disaster loans to mitigate the substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Seed fund brings 10 innovative UW System ideas to life

MADISON – Over $300,000 in grants will be awarded to 10 small businesses in the latest round of awards in the Ideadvance Seed Fund program fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin.