Director of the SBDC at UW-Madison to lead Wisconsin SBDC Network

UW-Extension’s Mark Lange has appointed Neil Lerner as interim director of the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center, a statewide network of 12 service centers and three specialty centers. All Wisconsin SDBC Network centers are affiliated with University of Wisconsin four-year campuses, including UW-Madison where Lerner has been the center director since 1996.

Public-private partnership propels entrepreneurialism

To encourage aspiring students to chase their career- and business-development dreams, Neenah-based Alta Resources is pledging funding support to UW Oshkosh, which will enable budding entrepreneurs to launch their new-business ventures. UW Oshkosh announced an agreement with Alta Resources on April 30...

SBDC Clients Inject $103 Million into Wisconsin's Economy

Business owners and entrepreneurs working with Wisconsin Small Business Development Center consultants injected more than $103 million in capital into Wisconsin’s economy in 2013. The funds came through U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) guaranteed loans, conventional loans, community development funds and private investments.