Elkhart Lake Craft Brewery opens with help from SBDC

“Elkhart Lake has almost everything a resident or visitor could desire; great quality of life, pristine waters, quality restaurants and a world-class motorsport facility. One thing lacking has been a local microbrewery. That gap has been filled, and you can now ‘belly-up’ to SwitchGear’s new taproom, located at 44 Gottfried Street in Elkhart Lake, just […]

SBDC partners in new business plan development in Door County

A business plan to develop a communal art house with a boutique featuring gifts and artisan-made goods won the annual best business plan contest of the Door County Entrepreneurial Training Program. Laura Harper won $1,000 for her plan, which includes providing a space for creative activities and for offering workshops. The Door County Economic Development Corporation […]

SBDC helps with business plan of detox facility in Sheboygan

An addiction detoxification facility in Sheboygan, designed to assist people seeking treatment, is now accepting patients, thanks, in part, to SBDC at UW-Green Bay. Pathways Detox of Waldo is designed to help people accomplish the first stage of recovery — getting clean. The facility’s services complement those provided at a co-owned facility in Kiel. Business […]

SBDC helps Sheboygan start-up

Seeboth Delicatessen is opening this week in Sheboygan, with some start-up help by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay. Entrepreneur Gwen Seeboth said the launch of her business represents a dream that she and her husband Jim have shared for years. Real estate site alternatives, business plan development, and financial strategy alternatives […]

SBDC encourages veteran entrepreneurship, teams with Bunker labs for ‘Muster Across Wisconsin’ at Lambeau Field

Bunker Labs is working exclusively with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to encourage veteran entrepreneurship and spark business ownership. The SBDC at UW-Green Bay will be a featured speaker at the Muster Across Wisconsin event, May 24, 2017 at Lambeau Field. United States veterans have a long history of entrepreneurship. This event will help […]

Plymouth business opens with support from SBDC

The Hub Studio Café, a new coffee shop, art adventure and meeting place, opened in Plymouth, May 12. Business plan development was supported by the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation’s business development department as well as the Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay. The Hub features gourmet coffee, pastries, sandwiches, retail and art.

SBDC client named entrepreneur of the year

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) client Samuel Clark was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year before more than 180 young professionals and community business leaders gathered for the 2017 Next Wave Young Professional Awards on Tuesday at The Berkshire in downtown Sheboygan. Clark purchased the business in 2015 after serving as an employee for the company. […]

SBDC has notable week

Last week was National Small Business Week, and two small businesses related to UW-Green Bay and the Cofrin School of Business had highly notable successes: SBDC client Dollhouse Dance Factory of Sheboygan won an international dance championship. Here is an excerpt from the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation, “The SCEDC has had an opportunity to […]

SBDC offers entrepreneurial training grant for veterans

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay is offering financial incentives of up to $500 for military veterans. A $500 stipend opportunity is now available for up to 36 veterans and their spouses/children taking Entrepreneurial Training Program (EPT) classes in 2017 with the SBDC. The $500 stipend is in addition to the $750 […]