SBDC’s 13 centers 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
2021 Impact Report. See the report here.
New Businesses Created in 2020
Jobs Supported in 2020
Clients Served in 2020
In Capital Investment in 2020
Business Education Participants in 2020
Working with Kristi Smith at the SBDC was so helpful. We learned a lot and we are still learning.
Vitality Youth Services
Anne Inman with the SBDC is truly remarkable. When I was looking for a loan, I talked to one bank whose loan officer said that in 40 years, he’d never seen a plan as qualified as the plan I shared with him.
Garth’s Brew Bar
The ETP was hugely valuable due to the business plan materials and the Business Model Canvas that helped me define my ideal customers and how to find them.
McNamee Real Estate Team
Rural Capital Investment
Businesses Having some Female Ownership
Care4Me Clinics: A new model of health care
Kajal Malkan started Care4Me Clinics as a family medicine direct primary care clinic focused on affordable care.Read More
Two Sisters Boutique: People and community matter
Darcy Musil incorporated her background as a manicurist, esthetician and bra fitting specialist into Two Sisters Boutiqu…Read More
EQUINOX botanical boutique: wellness abounds
In 1998, Maria Caravati started her business as a massage therapist, renting space in a building near the lake in Kenosha. Then, in 2000, she and her husband at t…Read More
Mitchell named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2021 ‘State Star’
Cheryl V. Mitchell, director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Milwaukee, was honored posthumously by her peers as the Wisconsin network’s 2021 State Star.Read More