Here as You Write Your Small Business Story

WEDC offers Wisconsin businesses access to tools and resources to support their growth and development. Why? Because small businesses are the heart and soul of Wisconsin’s economy and communities. Their success stories matter.

Whatever chapter you’ve reached in your business story—business plan development, location expansion, job creation or training—you’ll find resources and support available to you when you contact WEDC. We’ve assisted small businesses across the state with the grants, strategy development, access to expertise, and export assistance they need as they write their success stories. We see the hard work you put into your businesses, and we’re here to support you every page of the way.

Be inspired by fellow Wisconsin businesses that have tapped into WEDC resources. Explore the many programs and resources designed to support business and community growth and economic well-being for all Wisconsinites. And then register with us to stay up to date on WEDC programs, announcements and opportunities. We love hearing great Wisconsin business stories, and we can’t wait to learn about yours.

SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS STORIES

As the Mini-Makeover Contest winner, Yolanda saw potential to improve the shopping experience in her plus-size women’s clothing boutique. In just one day.

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Fork Farms has created a unique hydroponic growing system called the Flex Farm. This technology allows consumers to grow up to 394 pounds of fresh food a year, indoors and in just nine square feet of space.

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German “Carlos” Vasquez Hernandez and his wife, Carolina Martinez, knew it would be a challenge to keep their two southwest Wisconsin Los Amigos Mexican restaurants operating when the pandemic hit—just months after one of the restaurants had moved to a bigger, remodeled location.

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Mag Rodriguez and Michelle Alfaro opened their store in a Bronzeville storefront as Milwaukee’s first black and brown-owned plant store and it quickly became an important part of the community.

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FEATURED PROGRAMS

RESOURCES TO HELP ON YOUR JOURNEY AHEAD

We’re continually adding new resources for Wisconsin businesses. Register your business with us and we’ll keep you updated on new opportunities for support.

VACCINE GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYERS

You can help bring the pandemic to an end by encouraging your employees to get vaccinated. Download our Vaccine Guidelines for Employers to learn more.

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THE WISCONSIN TOMORROW REPORT

Read about the strategy Wisconsin has outlined for a successful post-pandemic economic recovery. Download Wisconsin Tomorrow: An Economy for All.

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REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS WITH US

WEDC is committed to connecting Wisconsin’s businesses to the numerous resources and helpful support the state offers. Registering your business lets us know who you are so we can let you know more about programs, announcements and opportunities. Connect with us today!

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