Business Impact

SBDC’s centers across Wisconsin impact organizations around the state, helping entrepreneurs start, manage and grow their businesses. We positively influence people with great ideas to create successful dream companies.

The Wisconsin SBDC Network is part of America’s SBDC, which has produced a
2023 Impact Report. See the report here.

298
New Businesses Created in 2023
17,293
Jobs Supported in 2023
5,181
Clients Served in 2023
$96.9M
In Capital Investment in 2023
1,541
Business Education Participants in 2022
My SBDC Consultant asks really good questions to help me make sure all the pieces are in place. She’s always in my corner and makes me feel confident about my decisions.
Abbe Braun
Forward Thai Boxing
My SBDC was able to help me with financial projections, operating agreements, sales tax compliance, a business plan and marketing strategies.
Chris Wysong
Bucket of Bread
I could not have gotten through the anxiety and the feelings of being overwhelmed without the help of the [ETP] course leader.
Ashley Schroeder
The Garden Wellness
53%
Female Clients
24%
Minority Clients
$43M
Rural Capital Investment
71%
Businesses Having some Female Ownership
7%
Veteran Clients

Siren Shrub: Side hustle to multi-product, multi-flavor company

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The Code-Switcher: Inspiring inclusivity   

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The Ginger House: An international adventure

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News

Stauffacher named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2023 ‘State Star’

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