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Wisconsin’s strength in water technology highlighted at trade show

Representatives of WEDC and The Water Council cohosted the Global Center space at WEFTEC to highlight Wisconsin's status as a global leader in water technology. Wisconsin is a place where water works, so it makes sense the state was well represented at the Water Environment Federation's Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), the largest

2021-10-21T13:24:59-05:00October 21, 2021|Blog Post|

Tin Cat Studio joins Amery’s downtown revival

It’s no secret that the continuing loss of manufacturing and agricultural jobs has brought economic hardship to many areas of rural Wisconsin. While small town main streets have been heavily impacted, many communities have reversed these negative economic trends by strengthening locally owned businesses and commercial corridors. The pandemic has threatened a lot of this

2021-10-01T15:03:58-05:00October 1, 2021|Blog Post|

Grant helps a delicious idea expand, despite the pandemic

Bill Schwartz and Jeff Davidson are two self-described “computer geeks” and serial entrepreneurs from Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. In the late 1990s, as the internet exploded, they developed an educational board game called Cyber-Quest to help understand the new digital technologies. This passion for technology and helping people led them to start Inter-Quest, an IT support

2021-10-01T14:58:50-05:00October 1, 2021|Blog Post|

5 reasons strong commercial corridors are critical to rural communities

As the percentage of manufacturing and agricultural jobs in rural America continue to decline, many rural communities, including many in Wisconsin, have been able to reverse negative economic trends by strengthening community assets and locally owned small businesses in downtown commercial corridors. The COVID-19 pandemic put the brakes on much of that progress. Through programs

2021-09-21T11:50:27-05:00September 21, 2021|Blog Post|

First tenant breaks ground at new industrial park in southeast Wisconsin

Heartland Produce is starting construction of a $29 million headquarters and distribution center inside Kenosha's Greeneway Development, which will offer more than 1.6 million square feet of industrial space alongside residential, commercial and retail space. Read More

2021-08-16T13:24:02-05:00August 16, 2021|Blog Post, INsite Newsletter, Uncategorized|

Scale Up Milwaukee relaunches its Growth Accelerator

Previously focused mainly on southeastern Wisconsin, the accelerator programming will be offered both in-person and virtually this year, making it accessible to businesses throughout Wisconsin. Applications are closing soon for the program's seventh cohort, which starts in August. Read More

2021-07-26T08:32:42-05:00July 26, 2021|Accelerators in Wisconsin, Blog Post, Launch Blog|
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