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Innovator in Action

April's Innovators in Action are Christie Terkelson and Joe Reed, owners of Arbor Vitae's Northfork Fin & Filet American GrillVilas County Economic Development featured the bustling business this month.  Click here to learn more about the restuarant and watch their video interview with VCEDC.

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SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program Helps Nrthwoods Small Businesses Access Resources

Previous rounds of economic relief last year helped millions of small businesses stay afloat and keep employees on the payroll, yet too many minority-owned businesses and mom and pops found themselves at the end of the line, while larger, well-connected businesses accessed programs right away. To better reach these small...

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Start Your Journey as a Mompreneur With These 5 Useful Tips

Article Written by; Chelsea Lamb [email protected]  As reported by Mompowerment, one in three businesses in the United States are currently run by mothers. Additionally, moms are twice as likely to start businesses than their male counterparts. If you’re a stay-at-home mom contemplating starting a business, now is the best time...

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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 to keep the following principles in mind.

The Value You Bring to the Table

In addition to creating and maintaining software and debugging...

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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, my clients – and myself. This business has tested my commitment and my perseverance – and it continues to do...

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November Quick Links

November 11th we celebrate Veteran's Day and this months quick links showcase resources for our Veteran Owned Businesses, and how to support them.   Wisconsin Veteran's Chamber of Commerce – https://www.wiveteranschamber.org/ United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce – https://www.usvccevents.org/ Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, Veteran Owned Business Certfication – https://dva.wi.gov/Pages/benefitsClaims/VeteranOwnedBusiness.aspx SBA Veteran...

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Nicolet College and The GRID Recieve SBA Navigator Grant Award

Nicolet College and several regional economic development partners will have “significant financial resources to serve entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Northwoods” after receiving a $1 million grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the college announced this week. Nicolet and the college’s partners applied for the grant in July...

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