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Spotlight on Services

This month's spotlight on services highlights the Eye on Entrepreneurs Network. Eye On Entrepreneurs Network began in 2011 as a single, and then a series, of buildings dedicated to incubating and mentoring startup or expanding businesses in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. Over the years they have hosted many, including publishing, healthcare and...

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April Quick links

Get connected to the the latest small business news and resources. In this month’s quick links, we connect you to stories on funding for new and existing businesses.   Investing in a Business - Financial Literacy - Annuity.org resource article Small Business Financing Options That Bypass Traditional Banks - Business News Daily Article Funding...

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New Virtual Business Incubator Program Starting soon – Scholarships Available!

The GRID is announcing the launch of a new 6 week boot camp for businesses and startups in the Food, Hospitality, and Retail sectors.  This program will be completely virtual and will run on Thursday evenings from 7pm to 9pm beginning April 29th.  There is grant funding to cover...

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Innovator in Action – Art Start

More than Art and Culture, Art Start is a community activator.  In this month's Innovator in Action video interview we learn more about the ways Art Start sparks creative thinking, community connections, and supports the infrastructure of the Northwoods entrepreneurial ecosystem.  Watch their exciting interview here!

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April Innovator in Action – Associated Bank

In the GRID's latest interview, Brad Kowieski from Associated Bank tells us about the services that Associated Bank has for area entrepreneurs, business builders and start-ups.  He helps describe the ways that Associated Bank helps to support our community's economy and growing Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.  Watch it all here!

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Spotlight on Services

This Month's Spotlight on Services is the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation. In partnership with Vilas County, Nicolet College, area business leaders, the Lac du Flambeau Tribe, and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, VCEDC Executive Director Kathy Schmitz and our volunteer board of directors are working diligently to build a stronger Northwoods economy and help...

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Students have month to enter ‘Wisconsin YES!’ business plan contest online

    The countdown is under way for middle- and high-school students to enter Wisconsin Youth Entrepreneurs in Science, a statewide youth business plan contest modeled after the successful Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. It is open for online entries from Wisconsin middle- and high-school students through 5 p.m. April...

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