Impact

The Wisconsin SBDC Network provides value to stakeholders, serving as a cost-effective way to create jobs, grow the economy, enhance Wisconsin competitiveness and help clients achieve the American dream. 

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Consulting Delivered

Total clients: 2,412

  • 366 minority entrepreneurs
  • 1,061 woman entrepreneurs
  • 214 veteran entrepreneurs

 

Businesses at every stage

1,333 clients in business

  • 486 startup
  • 584 established

1,080 pre-venture

 

Startup Assistance

206 new companies

 

Access to Capital

$103 million total capital raised

  • $25.5 million loans
  • $35.3 million owner investment
  • $42.2 million other capital

 

Strategic Job Creation

1,371 total jobs

  • 787 jobs created
  • 584 jobs saved

 

Entrepreneurial Education

5,253 participants

Wisconsin SBDC offered 241 events in FFY 2013

Educational programs help attendees develop skills and knowledge to improve business performance or start a company that will thrive.

 

PROBE Studies

26 Companies

PROBE (PROmoting Business Excellence)

Best practice benchmarking and performance analysis for strategic improvement and growth. Learn more.  

 

Helping Businesses Grow

No-cost Consulting

  • Business plan mentoring
  • Cash flow strategies
  • Loan application preparation
  • Strategic planning
  • Market and sales growth
  • More

Specialty Services

  • Market research
  • Prototype creation
  • New product development
  • Government contracting
  • Export assistance