Entrepreneurial Resources

Institute of Business & Entrepreneurship

The Institute of Business & Entrepreneurship is a program from the University of Wisconsin System that offers an advanced, integrated regime of workshops, mentorships, technical assistance, networking, and investment for small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout Wisconsin.



The GRID (“Guiding Rural Innovation & Development”) is an organization dedicated to fostering creativity, initiative, and success among small business startups in the Northwoods. Their website showcases entrepreneurs and innovators from throughout the region, and contains a dearth of advice, resources, and workshops spanning all stages of small business creation and management.


Start In Wisconsin

Start In Wisconsin is a network of investors, educators, planners, and more located throughout Wisconsin. This website allows business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to get in contact with a variety of business development organizations in their area, as well as discover numerous workshops, presentations, and conferences that will help them improve their business.


WWBIC (Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation)

WWBIC is a statewide economic development corporation that provides quality business education and financing to Wisconsin’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.  Learn more about what WWBIC has to offer in their Program Guide.