STRENGTHENING MINORITY BUSINESS GROWTH

WEDC works collaboratively with other agencies, corporations and nonprofit minority business associations to provide financial and operational assistance, resources and statewide networking opportunities to minority entrepreneurs and business owners.

Hundreds of businesses each year are served by WEDC, including the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the African-American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the Hmong Chamber of Commerce and First-American Capital Corporation, the business financing arm of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin. By working with minority business associations and their partners, WEDC helps support the attraction, development and growth of diverse companies in Wisconsin.

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Through this program, partners can list available industrial sites that have met our consistent standards for certification.

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WEDC NEWS

WEDC board chair Lisa Mauer names members of new Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee

September 11, 2019|Comments Off on WEDC board chair Lisa Mauer names members of new Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee

Lisa Mauer, the chair of the board of directors of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), today named 15 members to the new Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee, which will meet later this month. Read More

Huffcutt Concrete LLC expands operations in Lake Hallie

September 10, 2019|Comments Off on Huffcutt Concrete LLC expands operations in Lake Hallie

Officials from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), local leaders and company officials today celebrated a ribbon cutting as Huffcutt Concrete LLC officially opened its new facility in Lake Hallie, a $20 million project that expects to add 150 new jobs over the next five years. Read More

WEDC SUCCESS STORIES

​MARKETPLACE, the state’s premier gathering for minority, woman and veteran business owners, brings together current and aspiring business owners with service providers and buyers and is growing each year.

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​Recognizing that minority-owned businesses face unique challenges, WEDC works with minority entrepreneurs and business owners to provide financial assistance, programs, resources and networking opportunities through its Minority Business Development Program.

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