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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 made available 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.

Small business assistance expands in southwest Wisconsin with addition of SBDC consultant Kristi Smith

The Southwest Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has hired Kristi Smith as a part-time business consultant serving Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette and Richland counties.

#SBDCDay March 21: Celebrating small businesses

MADISON – Help for small business owners shouldn’t be a secret. That’s why the Wisconsin SBDC Network is spreading the word for the second-annual national SBDC Day — March 21, 2018.