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.

Wikenheiser joins Wisconsin Economic Development Association board

MADISON — The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) has unanimously elected Bon Wikenheiser, state director of the Wisconsin Small Business Development (SBDC) Network at the UW-Extension Division for Business & Entrepreneurship, to serve a three-year term on its board of directors.

Wisconsin beer innovator MobCraft taps national attention

WASHINGTON, D.C. – MobCraft Beer, a Milwaukee brewery that lets fans submit and choose its monthly flavors online, is being recognized for its innovation on Capitol Hill.

SBDC supports new Green County Entrepreneurial Development Program

MONROE – The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is partnering in 2018 with the Green County Development Corporation (GCDC) to boost small business startups and growth.

Alderton starts as business consultant in Waukesha

The Waukesha County Center for Growth, in partnership with the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC), has added a second business consultant with the hire of Scott Alderton.

SBDC successes highlighted in state magazine

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Network is proud to be included in the Wisconsin Economic Development Association‘s Leading the Way magazine for 2017.

SBDC at UW-Stevens Point welcomes Meschke as new director, congratulates Wescott upon retirement

STEVENS POINT — Melissa Meschke has been named Director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point, taking over for Mary Wescott, to lead regional efforts in the nation’s largest business assistance network.

Wisconsin SBDC clients recognized at White House event

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two Wisconsin business owners were among five America’s SBDC clients who visited the White House Aug.