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Your Gateway to Northwoods Innovation

We are dedicated to showcasing innovation and growing entrepreneurship in the Northwoods region of Wisconsin.

Whatever your passion, learn how to transform your idea into a Northwoods enterprise.

Find the steps, tips and resources you need to start a business.

Plan, market, hire, promote and grow your business with these resources.

Ready for funding? Find out how to get business loans, grants and equity funding.

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How Coderpreneurs Can Start Their Businesses on the Right Foot

Article By: Vanessa Holwell Want to be your own boss and turn your software development hobby into a full-time occupation? When you're just starting as a coderpreneur, you'd do well [...]

January Quick Links

January 13 is Make your Dreams Come True Day.This unofficial holiday with unknown origins encourages people to be proactive about achieving what they want in life. Dreamers get your notebooks [...]

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Innovation in Action

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Innovator in Action

"If you’re serious, really serious, about being an entrepreneur, stay with it. It’s hard work. It’s long hours. It requires sacrifice. I’ve had tough conversations with my husband, my employees, [...]

ArtStart Celebrates 10 Years

ArtStart invites the community to join them in celebrating the first decade of ArtStart! Enjoy entertainment, food vendors, music, dancing, kids activities, gallery tours & more! This event is free […]

2021 Wisconsin Innovation Awards Finalists Announced

More than 330 businesses, products and services were nominated for the 2021 Wisconsin Innovation Awards, and it took a panel of 27 industry experts to narrow that list down to […]

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