Innovation

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NCWRPC Announces New Entrepreneurship Portal

North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission announces launch of Entrepreneurship Portal The North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission has launched an Entrepreneurship Portal. This portal will help identify available grant and loan opportunities for businesses; resources offering various training, tools, workshops, and events. The portal will help opportunities that support business...

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Spring 2023 Catalog

Check out some of our upcoming webinars, courses, classes, and conferences in the newly released Spring 2023 Catalog! Check out our events page for more details and new offerings!

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Handy Productivity Apps That Free Up Your Precious Time

Author: Cody McBride Entrepreneurs waste a whopping 21.8 work hours a week on “low-value” work activities: responding to emails, checking social media, communicating with co-workers, troubleshooting, and other non-critical tasks. Thankfully, as ZenBusiness notes, these days there is amazing technology available to small business owners to help them efficiently...

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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 and open to the public. There will be ongoing activities happening throughout the evening, including on ArtStart's outdoor stage -...

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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 on...

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The Path to Entrepreneurship in the Post-COVID Era: A How-To Guide

Article By: Chelsea Lamb  [email protected] The COVID-19 pandemic didn't just shake up global health systems; it also impacted economies worldwide. Many people took advantage of this economic evolution to start their own businesses. According to the Peterson Institute for International Economics, startups have boomed in the U.S. since the...

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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 the...

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