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7 Rivers Alliance

Regional economic development membership organization serving nine counties in western Wisconsin working collaboratively with partner organizations.

Chris Hardie

Phone: (608) 787-8777

601 7th St. N.
La Crosse, WI 54601

Alchemy Angel Investors

A network of investors that unleash untapped sources of innovation through strategic investment in early-stage, impactful, and scalable startups founded by world-class entrepreneurs.

Dana Guthrie


507 E Michigan St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Amplio Economic Development Corporation

Amplio Economic Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization that provides SBA 504 loans to small businesses in Minnesota and nine counties in western Wisconsin (including Barron, Buffalo, Dunn, La Crosse, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix and Trempealeau Counties).

Jonathan Sage-Martinson

Phone: (651) 631-4900

3900 Northwoods Drive
Suite 225
Arden Hills, MN 55112


BioForward is an action-oriented association meeting the needs of over 200 biohealth leaders throughout Wisconsin and supporting the growth of Wisconsin's robust and comprehensive biohealth cluster.

Michael Harrison

Phone: (414) 520-2155

214 N Hamilton, Suite 202
Madison, WI 53703

Catalyst BioConsulting

Catalyst BioConsulting (formerly PICO – Postdoc Industry Consultants) is a business consulting group comprised of highly trained scientists that provides a broad range of business consulting services for the many challenges faced by start-up and established firms. We offer pro-bono services geared towards the sustainable development and growth of innovative biotech and health technology companies in Wisconsin and beyond.

Julie Tetzlaff

Phone: (414) 955-5894

8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Center for Technology Commercialization

The Center for Technology Commercialization’s objective is to guide you through the complex and exciting journey of bringing your technology from idea to market. The journey includes helping you connect to funding and guidance from experienced business leaders.

Idella Yamben

Phone: (608) 263-3315

780 Regent Street
Suite 305
Madison, WI 53715

Community Economic Development Program, Division of Extension, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The goal of the UW-Madison Extension Community Economic Development Program is to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for Wisconsin residents. Our purpose is rooted in working with community leaders by applying research and providing educational programming.

Brandon Hofstedt

Phone: (715) 928-0888

702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706

Driftless Development INC

Driftless Development INC (DDI) is the EDO for Crawford County Wisconsin. DDI is committed to creating a business-friendly environment to sustain and grow Crawford County businesses, large and small, while attracting new business.

Carol Roth

Phone: (608) 279-2293

700 East Blachawk Avenue, Suite 28
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Food Finance Institute

Our mission at the Food Finance Institute is to make sophisticated financial technical assistance available to every growing food, beverage, and value-added farm enterprise.

Shelbie Blank

Phone: (608) 890-0780

780 Regent Street, Suite 305
Room 431
Madison, WI 53715

Forward BIO Institute

The Forward BIO Institute supports transformative research and development, promotes workforce development, and fosters public-private partnership establishment in the emerging area of biomanufacturing: the advanced manufacturing of therapeutic medical devices, cells, tissues or pharmaceuticals.

Phil Keegan




Forward BIOLABS maintains and operates co-working life science labs and offices that are fully equipped, maintained, and supported that allow entrepreneurs to realize capital efficiencies, focus on their science, and meet milestones efficiently.

Jessica Martin Eckerly

Phone: (608) 577-6625

504 S. Rosa Road
Suite 200
Madison, WI 53719

Forward Festival

Wisconsin's largest technology and entrepreneurship festival.

Molly Walsh

Phone: (608) 698-5890

7 north pinckney street
Madison, WI 53703


gBETA is a program of nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor. gBETA is a free, seven-week accelerator for early-stage companies with local roots. Each program is capped at five teams, and requires no fees and no equity.

Nathan Acevedo

Phone: (630) 401-5259

821 E Washington Ave Suite 200-G
Madison, WI 53703

gener8tor - Milwaukee Office

gener8tor is nationally-ranked venture capital firm and accelerator that brings together startup founders, investors, corporations, job seekers, universities, musicians and artists.

Molly Dill


313 N. Plankinton Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Golden Angels Investors

Golden Angels Investors is a member led organization of over 100 investors committed to funding and helping companies from pitch through exit. Our members are entrepreneurs, CEO's, venture capitalists and professionals who have founded and built world-class companies.

Mary Hannes

Phone: (262) 227-0123

250 N Sunny Slope Rd Ste 200
Brookfield, WI 53005

Greater La Crosse LOCAL Business Alliance

A Nonprofit Started to United to Support Local Businesses in Greater La Crosse, WI

Vicki Markussen

Phone: (608) 386-7883

PO Box 3015
La Crosse, WI 54602-3015

Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship

The University of Wisconsin System’s Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship helps entrepreneurs, businesses and economic development professionals across the state to achieve their goals through expert consulting, educational resources and a dynamic statewide network.

Stephanie Robey

Phone: (608) 263-7794

432 N. Lake Street
Madison, WI 53706

La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce

Since 1868, the La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce has gathered businesses to help them grow and cultivate a pro-business community where all can thrive.

Maggie Christian

Phone: (608) 784-4880

601 7th St N
La Crosse, WI 54601

LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program (IAP)

The IAP at LegalCORPS provides assistance to inventors & entrepreneurs with Intellectual Property protection. Services include: IP Brief Advice Clinics, legal assistance through the patent process for qualified inventors, and educational programs.

Donna Rauch

Phone: (651) 583-5979

1000 LaSalle Ave SCH 317
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Scale Up Milwaukee

Scale Up Milwaukee is, at its very core, an initiative to infuse a greater ambition and capacity to grow into our region. By working directly with ambitious entrepreneurs and the stakeholders that support them, Scale Up Milwaukee helps companies grow, accelerating the environment that makes growth a core, self-sustaining part of the fabric of Milwaukee.

Elizabeth Cizinsky

Phone: (414) 905-0118

247 W Freshwater Way
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204

The Water Council

The Water Council supports all stages of freshwater technology companies.The Water Council offers a number of water-innovation focused programs including the corporate-sponsored Tech Challenge, our BREW accelerator and the Pilot Program.

Karen Frost

Phone: (414) 988-8755

247 W. Freshwater Way
Suite 500
Milwaukee, WI 53204

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives of the Dairyland Power System

The Touchstone Energy Cooperatives of the Dairyland Power System provide power to homes, farms and businesses. We are dedicated to facilitating positive economic and community development outcomes throughout our service territory.

Jenny Kuderer-Radcliffe

Phone: (608) 787-1236

P.O. Box 817
3200 East Avenue S
La Crosse, WI 54602

U.S. Small Business Administration

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

Tammie Clendenning

Phone: (414) 297-1093

310 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 580W
Milwaukee, WI 53203

University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives

The University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives (UWCC) is a trusted and unbiased voice on the cooperative business model serving the needs of cooperatives in Wisconsin. Our team of cooperative development specialists is available to help you start a new co-op, strengthen an established co-op, or convert an existing business to the cooperative structure.

Courtney Berner

Phone: (608) 890-0966

427 Lorch Street
Madison, WI 53706

University of Wisconsin Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic

The UW Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic provides free legal services for startups throughout the state of Wisconsin. Services include company formation, trademarks/patents/copyrights, contracts, and website terms and privacy policies.

Jeffrey Glazer

Phone: (608) 561-4304

975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706


The Extension Institute of Community Development provides educational programming to assist leaders, communities, and organizations realize their fullest potential. We work with communities to build the vitality that enhances their quality of life and enriches the lives of their residents. We educate in leadership development, organizational development, food systems, community economic development, local government education and much more. In short, the Community Development Institute plants and cultivates the seeds for thriving communities and organizations.

Christopher Stark

Phone: (715) 525-1449

200 E. Madison St.
Crandon,, WI 54521

UW-Madison Patent & Trademark Resource Center

Steenbock Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), part of a nationwide network of public, state and academic libraries designated by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to disseminate patent and trademark information and support diverse intellectual property needs of the public.

Dave Bloom

Phone: (608) 262-3007

Steenbock Library, Rm. 118
550 Babcock Dr.
Madison, WI 53706

Venture Investors

Venture Investors seeks the next big things in healthcare. Based in the Midwest with open access to renowned research universities, and the vibrant communities that surround them, we target, uncover, and invest in extraordinary ideas that will shape the future of health and wellness. With decades of proven success, we’re fueling the future of what’s driving healthcare. Today, we have $275 million in assets under management.

Andy Kadlec

Phone: (608) 441-2700

1433 N Water Street Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Vernon Economic Development Association, Inc.

VEDA is a regional, non-profit 501©3 organization in Western Wisconsin that helps businesses start up, grow and expand by offering free one to one counseling, tools and resources, and educational workshops and monthly Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club meetings open to all.

Susan Noble

Phone: (608) 638-8332

1201 North Main Street, Suite 6
Viroqua, WI 54665


WBD is a non-profit organization providing financial and educational resources to small business throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota. WBD is authorized to offer and fulfill the SBA 504 loan U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) public policy objective to support small businesses and create jobs in our communities through long-term, fixed-rate financing.

Darren Paul

Phone: (608) 316-3580

4618 S. Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718

Western Wisconsin Business Center

The Western Wisconsin Business Center provides assistance to individuals interested in starting, expanding or improving small businesses in Barron, Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix and Trempealeau counties.

Karman Briggs

Phone: (715) 836-7511 Ext: 1174

418 Wisconsin St
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce works to create a fully inclusive state by promoting economic growth and opportunities among LGBT owned and allied businesses, corporations, and professionals in Wisconsin.

Jason Rae

Phone: (715) 790-4334

5027 W North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53208

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-La Crosse

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-La Crosse is part of a statewide network supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and targeted educational programs.

Anne Hlavacka

Phone: (608) 785-8782

1101 Wittich Hall
1725 State St.
La Crosse, WI 54601

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Go Global Initiative

Small businesses assistance with importing and exporting

Chris Wojtowicz

Phone: (608) 572-2397

780 Regent Street, Suite 305
Madison, WI 53715

Wisconsin Technology Council

The Wisconsin Technology Council is the independent, non-profit science and technology advisory group to the governor and Legislature, with programs serving emerging businesses, investors and others in the tech-based economy.

Tom Still

Phone: (608) 442-7557 Ext: 6084427557

455 Science Drive
Madison, WI 53711

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce

The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce serves veterans and military families by providing resources to support veteran owned and veteran friendly businesses across Wisconsin. We are the voice of Wisconsin’s veteran business community, dedicated to improving the business climate for military veterans and their allies.

Saul Newton

Phone: (414) 207-4376

313 N. Plankinton Avenue
Ward 4 MKE
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Wisconsin Women's Business Intitaive Corporation

WWBIC is a leading innovative statewide economic development corporation. We focus on individuals who face barriers in accessing traditional financing or education support by opening opportunity for pursuit of their dreams and economic well-being.

Heather Lux

Phone: (414) 263-5450

1533 N. RiverCenter Dr.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212

WiSolve Consulting Group

WiSolve Consulting Group is a non-profit providing low-cost, data-driven business services to entrepreneurs and businesses and experiential training to UW graduate and postdoctoral members in entrepreneurship practices to enhance business acumen.

Christopher Konop

Phone: (608) 358-7862

123 N Blount St
Madison, WI 53703

WiSys VentureHome

WiSys VentureHomes form a network of startup hubs that combine statewide resources with community initiatives to provide local entrepreneurs access to a full menu of startup resources accessible locally.

Adhira Sunkara

Phone: (608) 316-4014

401 Charmany Dr.
Suite 205
Madison, WI 53719

Women's Business Development Center

To support and accelerate business development and growth, targeting women and serving other underserved communities and veterans, in order to strengthen their participation in, and impact on, the economy.

Jessie Leonard

Phone: (414) 395-4564

1533 N. RiverCenter Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53212

WVCA (Wisconsin Venture Capital Association)

The Wisconsin Venture Capital Association is a non-profit trade organization designed to encourage investor participation and collaboration in Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Toni Brown

Phone: (608) 501-0000

WVCA c/o 4490 Ventures
Madison, WI 53703

Young Enterprising Society

YES’s mission is to be an international epicenter for financially, politically and socially progressive individuals. Serving as a hub, YES mobilizes people, information, resources and capital for the greater good of its members and society at large.

Khalif El-Amin

Phone: (414) 736-9036

4201 N 27th Street
Milwaukee, United States 53216

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