UW-River Falls Classes

Explore classes that will help you develop the skills you need for your business to thrive.

Build Your Business Monthly Networking

May 28, 2024 | 3:00PM | St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center, River Falls

Topic: Financing

This month will feature Banker AMA-Ask Me Anything! Bring your questions about business loans, attaining credit or anything you need to know from expert commercial lenders from area banks.
Speaker: Krista Paulus-Security Financial Bank Rick Bonlender-Pillar Bank Miranda Green-Citizens State B...

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Fee: No Cost



Build Your Business Monthly Networking

June 25, 2024 | 3:00PM | St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center, River Falls

Topic: Managing a Business

The BYB-Build Your Business networking group-is a no-cost opportunity to meet with other local business owners for support, education and even mentorship if needed. This group meets monthly on the last Tuesday of the month and includes optional open networking after the "formal" meeting.

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Entrepreneurial Training Program

September 10, 2024 | 5:30PM | St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center, River Falls

Topic: Business Basics

Do it right with a solid, researched and tested plan for optimum success. Beneficial for pre-venture through mature businesses in any industry and any size. Learn from the experts and those who have 'been there done that'. Find out if customers want what you have to offer and what they are wil...

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Fee: $250.00



Entrepreneurial Training Program

January 7, 2025 | 5:30PM | St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center, River Falls

Topic: Business Basics

Do it right with a solid, researched and tested plan for optimum success. Beneficial for pre-venture through mature businesses in any industry and any size. Learn from the experts and those who have 'been there done that'. Find out if customers want what you have to offer and what they are wil...

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Fee: $250.00



Statewide Online Events

Explore the following online business education options that can be accessed from anywhere.


SBIR 101 Webinar

May 21, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

$4.5 Billion dollars in product development is available, maybe to you! Learn more about how you might tap the largest seed fund in this brief overview (and how we can help for free).

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfe...

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Fee: No Cost



Compelling Presentations: Learn to tell your innovation's story

May 30, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

All of us have sat through presentations or talks that seemed to be a waste of time. And though most of us can recognize things that make them bad, we aren't sure what to do to make them great. Sometimes, though, we see a presentation that is well thought through, informative and entertaining. "T...

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Federal Funding for Health and Bioscience Technologies R&D

June 4, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Do you have a health related or biotech technology, but need funding to advance?

Join this webinar and learn how to find and select health technology grant opportunities. Our expert will review how to find health and bioscience federal funding, including DHHS/NIH/BluePrint MedTech, BARDA, ...

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Tapping the USDA Innovation Fund: SBIR/STTR

June 12, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Hear directly from an USDA Program Manager, Melinda Coffman, on how your innovation might be a fit for small business funding from the USDA!

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

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SBIR 101 Webinar

June 28, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

$4.5 Billion dollars in product development is available, maybe to you! Learn more about how you might tap the largest seed fund in this brief overview (and how we can help for free).

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfe...

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Fee: No Cost



Biz Smart Sprint

July 11, 2024 | 4:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Biz Smart Sprint is your introduction into the world of entrepreneurship. In this live, virtual 6-week course, you will learn the building blocks you need to become a successful entrepreneur. Each week, you'll discover the key components you need to start a business, including the Business Model ...

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Fee: $239.00



SBIR 101 Webinar

July 23, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

$4.5 Billion dollars in product development is available, maybe to you! Learn more about how you might tap the largest seed fund in this brief overview (and how we can help for free).

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfe...

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Fee: No Cost



NIH Presubmission Panel Review

August 14, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Do you plan to submit to NIH in September? Please register with CTC to participate in our free Presubmission Panel Review. CTC, in collaboration with a panel of expert reviewers, will simulate the NIH review process to help you improve your SBIR/STTR proposal ahead of the September deadline. This...

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Whether you’re not sure where to start or ready to make a leap, our experts are here to offer trusted insights and industry-specific advice. Get started with the SBDC, serving Wisconsin’s small businesses since 1980.