JULY 2021
Missy Hughes

Executive message from Missy Hughes

Visits to project sites around the state highlight the many initiatives underway to increase access to economic well-being.

WEDC Trade Ventures

Join WEDC on a Global Trade Venture in 2021-22

In addition to trips to Mexico, Canada, South Korea and Taiwan, and Germany and Austria, virtual trade ventures are planned to Australia and New Zealand as well as markets throughout Africa.

Small business grants

New grant program will fund innovative post-pandemic workforce solutions

The initiative is the latest in a series of efforts to help Wisconsin businesses weather the pandemic.

Moores on Main

Two Wisconsin retailers welcome customers back with style

The Main Street Makeover and Mini-Makeover winners unveiled their new looks in June.

Fork Farms

Success story: Fork Farms

The maker of hydroponic growing supplies is putting down roots in Green Bay.

Mine detection

Startup tax credit powers investment in land mine detection technology

Madison-based Clandestine Materials Detection is developing a prototype that incorporates its innovative technology, which is safer, more effective and more powerful than currently available options.


Rural Eau Claire County residents testing SpaceX internet service

The pilot program, which uses the Starlink low-orbit satellite system, aims to expand high-speed internet access in underserved areas.

Community in the Corridor

Community in the Corridor development reflects WEDC’s focus on housing

The 197-unit apartment complex in Milwaukee is one of several projects across the state whose redevelopment WEDC is supporting, recognizing the important role quality affordable housing plays in economic well-being.


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