Business

We work with Wisconsin communities to increase entrepreneurship and develop strong small businesses. 

Through programming, assistance, and applied research, we work with Wisconsin communities to develop strategies to support new and small businesses as part of their economic toolbox.


Entrepreneurship in Your Community

View our focus on research and educational programming that creates the conditions for entrepreneurial growth and strong entrepreneurial networks.

Direct Support for Business Owners

Get evidence-based assistance for your business or organization.


Our Work

In Our Words (Episode 4)
In Our Words (Episode 3)
In Our Words (Episode 2)
In Our Words (Episode 1)
WIndicators Volume 5, Number 1: The Rise Of Entrepreneurship During the Pandemic
August 25, 2021, Lunch N Learn: Entrepreneurship 101 (Part 3)
August 18, 2021, Lunch N Learn: Entrepreneurship 101 (Part 2)
August 11, 2021, Lunch N Learn: Entrepreneurship 101 (Part 1)
WIndicators Volume 4, Number 2: Nonemployer Businesses & Diversity
Latinx Immigration, Entrepreneurship, and Downtown Development (Issue 193, January 2021)
Alternative Revenues for Downtown Restaurants during COVID-19 (Issue 191, September 2020)
WIndicators Volume 3, Number 4: Impact of COVID-19 on the Wisconsin Economy

Latest News & Updates

The Rise Of Entrepreneurship During the Pandemic
The Future of Restaurants in Your Community
Pandemic triggers record spike in Wisconsin entrepreneurship
Is the United States headed to a recession? Key indicators and factors to look out for
Supporting Wisconsin’s Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs
Kohl’s stores fill retail, employment gap in small Wisconsin towns
Program Supports Creative Entrepreneurs in Kenosha
New Extension Program Supports Rural Entrepreneurship
New Entrepreneurs In Training Partnership with WI Department of Corrections
Research: Migration Key to Rural Economic Development
Extension Develops New GrowthWheel Training for Child Care Providers
Facebook & Instagram Holiday Booster: A Free Course for Small Business

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