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Southwest Wisconsin SBDC team continues to grow in 2019

The founder of a successful pizza franchise is the newest consultant to join the southwest Wisconsin team offering no-cost, confidential business assistance.

#SBDCDay March 20: Celebrating small businesses, big impact

MADISON – Wisconsin has a big reason to celebrate the third annual national SBDC Day on March 20, 2019: The state’s Small Business Development Centers achieved a capital investment total last year exceeding $100 million for the first time.

Specialized training to optimize growth, resilience for Wisconsin’s food and beverage businesses

MADISON — A pilot program to advance the state’s small food and beverage businesses is launching this month with support from a $100,000 federal grant.

Free cybersecurity tool can help Wisconsin small businesses

MADISON – More than half of cyberattacks target small businesses. To help prevent them from losing valuable customers, time and money, the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has launched a free cybersecurity tool.

Healthy Credit Loan Initiative: A new option to help small businesses prosper in Southwest Wisconsin

The Southwest Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) want to help strengthen small businesses with a healthy credit option.

UW-La Crosse SBDC celebrates small businesses

La Crosse — The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-La Crosse (UWL SBDC) celebrated more than 30 small businesses that started in the Coulee Region in 2017 at its inaugural Celebrate Small Business event May 15, 2018.

Lucy Waldhuetter joins Wisconsin SBDC Network in Waukesha County

WAUKESHA – The Waukesha County Center for Growth Inc., in partnership with the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, is proud to announce the hiring of business consultant Lucy Waldhuetter.

St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center celebrates grand opening

Before a crowd of over 200 invited guests, project partners, elected officials and representatives and members of the public, the St.

SBDC at UW-Madison honored by Small Business Administration

MADISON – The UW-Madison Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Director Michelle Somes-Booher have been recognized for their impact on entrepreneurship by the Wisconsin district of the U.

New home for UW-River Falls SBDC: St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center

RIVER FALLS – The St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center will celebrate its grand opening Thursday, April 12 — the result of a partnership among the River Falls Economic Development Corporation, UW-River Falls, the city of River Falls and Chippewa Valley Technical College.