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In COVID-19 Crisis, SBDC Lends a Hand to Wisconsin's Small Businesses

April 6, 2020

In the midst of the upheaval and uncertainty brought on by COVID-19, Small Business Development Center Director Michelle Somes-Booher and her team are helping Wisconsin's small business owners prevail.

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Inside Entrepreneurship: Wisconsin School of Business Leads in Research and Startup Support

January 14, 2020

WSB provides the resources, education, and research to help young entrepreneurs succeed. "I like to think that the Wisconsin spirit is synonymous with the entrepreneurial spirit," says Dean Vallabh Sambamurthy.

WSB’s Jon Eckhardt Named Discovery Fellow at WID

July 25, 2019

Jon Eckhardt, whose research focuses on entrepreneurship, has a new five-year appointment as a Discovery Fellow.

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Companies with WSB Ties Take Top Prizes in 2019 Governor's Business Plan Contest

June 10, 2019

GrowthChart Records, Inc., and Blexx Technology, both startups with WSB ties, came away winners in this year's Governor's Business Plan Contest. The competition is produced by the Wisconsin Technology Council.

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Matching Students with Entrepreneurs, SBDC Moves Businesses From Idea Into Reality

December 20, 2018

Madison's Dog Dog Daycare is one of many entrepreneurial businesses benefiting from a unique partnership between WSB's Small Business Development Center and the student consulting group, Badger Consulting Club.

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WSB Represents UW-Madison in New Partnership with Clinton Global Initiative

December 10, 2018

With WSB as the campus liaison, the University of Wisconsin-Madison is participating in its first year of membership with Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Three UW-Madison students, including alumnus Shawn Michels (BBA'18), received funding from CGI U to support their social enterprise projects.

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