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 […]

UW-Green Bay-connected Pence-Dunow receives 2017 Wisconsin Small Business Person of the Year award

The Wisconsin District of the U.S. Small Business Administration has named Hometown Trolley President and CEO Kristina Pence-Dunow as the 2017 Wisconsin Small Business Person of the Year reports the Milwaukee Business Journal. Cheers also to award-winning UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center Counselor, Chuck Brys, on his involvement in guiding Hometown Trolley’s vision, strategy and […]

Local colleges getting ready for ‘The Pitch’ entrepreneurial collegiate competition

Prize money and start-up assistance will be awarded to top competitors GREEN BAY – The Pitch, at the Fox Cities Stadium May 3, 2017, will bring the best entrepreneurial ideas from the brightest college students in Northeast Wisconsin together to compete for more than $40,000 in awards – including cash prizes and professional startup assistance. […]

SBDC offers one-on-one counseling

The UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer free one-on-one business counseling sessions 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 2017 for new and existing Calumet County businesses and entrepreneurs. The meetings are held monthly at the Calumet County Courthouse, 206 Court St. An appointment is required for the individual sessions and […]

Hometown Trolley receives national spotlight

Hometown Trolley, a family business from Crandon, received an exclusive invitation to share its success story on the national stage Feb. 6 at the 2017 America’s Small Business Development Centers Client Showcase & Reception. Hometown Trolley has worked extensively with the Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay for expansion and capital needs. The company […]

SBDC collaboration aids $30 million growth in development in Sheboygan county

In 2014, as a part of a strategic alignment with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay, the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) launched entrepreneurial business development services to help get new businesses started, as well as existing businesses expanded. To date, the SBDC has been a part of dozens of new […]

SBDC presents Leading Without Authority workshop

Register now for the upcoming SBDC Business Solutions workshop, “Leading Without Authority.” The seminar will aid attendees in developing a clear understanding of their own influencing style along with a framework to select the most appropriate strategy for each circumstance, the ability to diagnose others’ styles, and more. See more.

Emotional Intelligence workshop

A one-day Emotional Intelligence workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center (2701 Larsen Road). The cost is $200 which includes material, lunch and refreshments. Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is considered by many leading business scholars to be the biggest organizational competency required to […]

Leading with Humor & Improv workshop

The Small Business Development Center presents the Leading with Humor & Improv workshop with Liysa Callsen. Participants will learn how to incorporate humor into their lives and businesses, use improvisation to positively advance leadership skills and to embrace diversity in order to form stronger teams. The one-day workshop will be held at the Advance Business […]