A strong Wisconsin support system and recycled wine bottles helped Sascha pivot from wholesale to retail sales for her gourmet oils and vinegars business.

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.

A popular downtown business, the Cheese Corner was bought by the Vernon Area Rehabilitation Center, an organization dedicated to serving individuals with varying abilities through programs including job training and employment opportunities.

For this family-owned trucking company, WEDC grant funding led to a loan that supported their greater mission of creating jobs for Milwaukee’s Black community.