Programs & Services

All five of the Division for Business & Entrepreneurship programs are reflections of our collaborative approach – connecting Wisconsin’s businesses with resources, data and one another to improve lives and communities across the state. Here’s an in-depth look at the Division for Business & Entrepreneurship programs and services.

Regional SBDC experts facilitate improvement and growth for small and emerging mid-size companies and help launch successful new enterprises.

Areas of Specialization

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Get knowledge, tools and connections that work for you. Identify market opportunities and make informed decisions so you can build wealth. 

No-cost Consulting
Targeted Management Education
Customized Solutions
Regional Expertise

Areas of Specialization

CTC’s complete suite of wrap-around services helps develop the business case for technology and maximizes access to competitive funding sources.

Innovation to Market
Securing Federal Funding
No-cost Evaluation
SBIR/ STTR Funding
Seed Angel or Venture Funding
Business Plans

Increased demand for local, healthy and unique foods has propelled the need for sophisticated financial technical assistance for growing food and value-added farm enterprises, such as consulting collaborations, practitioner certification and industry-specific online training resources.

Areas of Specialization

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Much of FFI's work is with Wisconsin businesses, but we're expanding our training to other Midwestern markets as well as some cities, as opportunities and funding allow. Call 608-890-0780 or go to with any questions you might have.

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Food Business
Food Sector
Beverage Sector
Value-Added Sector

Specialists on the CBI team — focused in such areas as business strategy, market research, digital media and GIS services — work with second-stage companies to identify and pursue growth opportunities.

Areas of Specializations

CBI's Program Manager will work with you and your client to determine which services are the best options. Call 608-263-7794 or go to to learn more.

Data and Benchmarking
Economic Development
Market Research
Digital Media
GIS Services

BDRC’s comprehensive data tool can be easily accessed by local economic development professionals to diversify their markets and to tailor their business development strategies/services based on current and anticipated needs.

Areas of Specialization

BDRC serves diverse research initiatives across multiple disciplines and academic institutions. Our services and affiliate relationships target a full range of organizations and individuals including; university-based scholars, private foundations, research institutions and nongovernmental organizations, policy makers, economic developers and for-profit businesses.

Employee Growth
Infogroup Business and Consumer Data
Private Capital