Startup

NCWRPC Region

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...

Read more...

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!

Read more...

Business Resources for U.S. Veterans – November 2022

The GRID November 2022 Newsletter - Provides over 13 business resources for U.S. Veterans to start or grow their small business. Check out the veteran entrepreneur training through Google, learn how veterans have access to the Federal Surplus Program, discover an entrepreneur portal through the Department of Veteran Affairs,...

Read more...
Person searching internet for business resources

August Quick Links

Check out these additional links to stay connected on news and resources for small business. How to Prep for a Cybersecurity Interview, How to Avoid Predatory Lending, 12 Funding Options for Entrepreneurs, Inflation is Crushing Rural America and...

Read more...
Person searching internet for business resources

June Quick Links

Get connected to the latest small business news and resources. Join The GRID in celebrating Pride Month and learn about free resources to support LGBTQ owned businesses. Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce – https://wislgbtchamber.com/ LGBT Funders– https://lgbtfunders.org/covid-19-response/ Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Diverse Business Development– https://wedc.org/programs-and-resources/diverse-business-development/ U.S. Small Business Administration supports the...

Read more...
Person searching internet for business resources

May Quick Links

Get connected to the latest small business news and resources. Join The GRID in celebrating Memorial Day and learning about all the free resources to support veteran owned businesses. 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...

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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...

Read more...