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How to Make Money From a Small Hobby Farm

Article by: Chelsea Lamb of Business Pop chelsea@businesspop.net For many people, having a small farm is a choice that satisfies their lifestyle. This is a chance to be away from all the noise in the city. However, it will not hurt if you add some extra spending to improve your farm...

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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 chelsea@businesspop.net  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 to do...

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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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Nicolet College Starts Entrepreneurial Thinking Series

Every entrepreneurial journey is unique. No matter where you are in your journey, this workshop series will give you the resources, support, and inspiration to define/refine your entrepreneurial vision and apply simple, practical tools to move forward on your road to success. Begin by exploring the entrepreneurial mindset. Fundamentally, entrepreneurship is a...

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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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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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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 improve...

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