Entrepreneurship in the New North

Startup Showcase

"Wisconsin has a rich history of entrepreneurs whose innovative ideas and diligent efforts have led to the development of products known worldwide. Not just in major cities but in communities throughout the state, entrepreneurship is a crucial force to propel the state’s economy into a vibrant future through the development of new businesses." -WEDC

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Every Wednesday, the New North will be featuring a weekly "Startup Showcase" that focuses on the cool, new things that entrepreneurs and small businesses are doing within the region. 


WEDC Offers Entrepreneur Support Program


Octonto County Entrepreneur Creates Portable Purification System


Latest New North Video Extols the Entrepreneurial Climate of Northeast Wisconsin


Pigeon-Metzner helps match businesses with art


Announcing the Rise of the Rest 6.0 Pitch Competition Finalists


The Commons Melds academia, industry to create tomorrow's innovators

AOL Co-Founder Steve Case to Lead Pitch Contest at Launch Wisconsin


New North Companies Invest in Emerging Truck Platooning Technology


Side business 'never a chore' for dental hygienist


UWO Student-Entrepreneur Banks on an Appleton Legacy


Steve Case: Is Green Bay the next Startupville?


Green Bay's Lanehub takes home $100,000 Rise of the Rest pitch prize


The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft join forces to drive economic growth and job creation in Wisconsin


Oshkosh Corp.'s JLTV crowned the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin


Startup Week Appleton


Stillmank Brewing presses its way into hard cider market with locally sourced apples


WEDC, Invest in Wisconsin launch $1 million initiative to boost tech startups


Are you cut out to be an entrepreneur? Find out at this workshop


Menasha's Fork Farms is changing the face of farming -- and helping schools, pantries


Golden Angels investing $1 million fund


Kimberly Entrepreneur Aims to Give Artists with Disabilities a Chance to Thrive


Sheboygan "Innovation district" on Indiana Avenue aims to attract, retain talent


Green Bay entrepreneur fills niche with snail farming


Combined Locks Tech Startup Aims for Animation Made Easy


New Coalition Prepares Young Companies for Investment and Rapid Scale-Up 


Streetwise Manitowoc: PetSkull Brewing's craft beers take off downtown


On your phone too much? This UWO senior has an app for that


The Heel Moves to Ashwaubenon, Sets Sights on Expansion 


'Flush!' Kohler's next-generation bathroom features voice-activated toilet


Matchback Systems Combines Bold Ideas and Big Data in the Shipping Industry to Save Money - and the Planet


Streetwise Sheboygan: Olivü products head to Hollywood


Mike Hall and Apex Accounting help businesses get their finances in order


Oconto County company receives WEDC grant


Prize list grows for Gov’s Business Plan Contest; Jan. 31 is deadline to enter 15 th annual competition


Green Bay company selected by NFL for Super Bowl startup competition


Safety-Warning Tape > Learn About the New “VOM” Solution


Appleton Entrepreneur Grows Business From Devotion to Healthy Living


'Project Pitch It' season 2 premiers Feb. 10 


For new Sheboygan hair salon, it takes a 'mustard seed'


Globally-recognized, Wisconsin-bred accelerator brings its early-stage business mentorship program to northeast Wisconsin



Co-working spaces close to opening downtown Green Bay up to innovators


Breakthrough Fuel leadership change positions Green Bay company for future growth


'Seura, order more towels': Green Bay company puts vanity Smart Mirrors at your service


Investor Profile: Winnebago Seed Fund


Fluckes' supportive partnership drives We Bike's success


Appleton's Harmony Pizza Cafe Carries on a Legacy of Inclusivity


Maglios expanding food operations with Safety Fresh Foods in Plymouth


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The New North is locating and accelerating fast-growth Entrepreneurs in Northeast Wisconsin through the 
Fast Forward program, which assists high-growth start-ups (Gazelles) and existing firms with finding mentors, talent and financing to help accelerate the company's ability to create and capture value.

Do you have something that you think should be included in the Startup Showcase or know an entrepreneur whom we could feature? Email us!

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