Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

September Quick Links

September 15th starts Hispanic Heritage Month. This months quick links showcase resources for our Hispanic owned Businesses, and how to support them.   United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - https://www.ushcc.com/ Hispanic Association of Small Businesses - https://hasb.org/ League of United Latin American Citizens - https://lulac.org/ National Minority Supplier Development Council - https://nmsdc.org/ Minority Business...

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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 29 finalists. The overall winner, along with category winners, will be announced at the annual awards ceremony in Madison...

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Marketplace Wisconsin Award Nominations Due September 15

MARKETPLACE runs a competitive awards program to recognize Wisconsin companies that exemplify business excellence, with dedicated award categories for larger and smaller, newer and more established businesses. In addition, the conference honors individuals and organizations that are providing leadership in their business communities. Award Categories: Outstanding Large Business Awards (For companies...

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August Quick Links

Get connected to the the latest small business news and resources. This month’s quick links are dedicated to resources for those of you working in, starting, or volunteering for a Non-Profit.  Celebrate August 17th,  National Non-Profit Day by supporting your local non-profits. How to start a non-profit: https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/tools-resources/how-start-nonprofit Founding a non-profit:...

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Wisconsin Technology Council Hosts Conference

The annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference is one of the Midwest’s premiere “how-to,” hands-on events for entrepreneurs of all ages and experience levels. Attendees range from ‘treps who are still developing their ideas to emerging company leaders who have already attracted angel and/or venture funding. These businesses cover a broad...

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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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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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