Through a variety of programs, the Business & Entrepreneurship Division helps entrepreneurs, businesses and economic development professionals achieve their goals by connecting them with technical assistance, consulting, training, data analysis, resources and other services. We follow a collaborative model, working alongside local organizations and other institutions to best serve clients across all of our program areas.
Whether you are planning a new business or are a long-time entrepreneur, the Division for Business & Entrepreneurship is proud to help connect Wisconsin’s businesses through our wide-reaching programs.
Wisconsin Small Business Development Centers Network
The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a statewide network supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and targeted educational programs.
Center for Technology Commercialization
The Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) works with innovators, inventors and researchers to bring new technologies to market by navigating the process of commercialization.
Food Finance Institute
The Food Finance Institute (FFI) is a collaborative network of food entrepreneurs, finance expertise and investment resources focused on Wisconsin’s food sector.
Center for Business Intelligence
The Center for Business Intelligence (CBI) converts the power of data, research and technology into decision-making tools for business owners.
Business Dynamics Research Consortium
The Business Dynamics Research Consortium (BDRC) compiles multiple data sets to track performance and growth factors for more than 144 million businesses across the United States.