Key stakeholders in economic development

As the leading regional economic development and marketing organization representing the 18 counties of New North all of Northeast Wisconsin, New North recognizes its core value as collaboration.

New North works closely with business advisors and resource organizations to complete project work in business development, workforce development and regional branding in the areas of entrepreneurship support, small business training, education, information technology and more.

  • Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) – Entrepreneurs & Innovators
    Wisconsin’s Early-Stage Business Investment Program and Qualified New Business Venture Program (QNBV) work together to spur investment in early-stage Wisconsin businesses with the potential for significant economic impact and job growth. Additional resources are available on the Entrepreneurs & Innovators section of WEDC’s web site.
  • Center for Technology Commercialization
    The Center for Technology Commercialization provides one-on-one assistance to early-stage emerging technology businesses throughout Wisconsin. Center consultants are experts in commercialization processes. We have over 75 years of combined experience and have collaborated in acquiring over $100 million in federal funding for our clients.
  • Wisconsin Technology Council
    The Wisconsin Technology Council (WTC) is the leading catalyst for the creation, development and retention of science and technology-based businesses in Wisconsin.
  • University of Wisconsin Technology Network
    UWTN acts as the region’s leading news source for news, commentary and analysis for technology and life science.
  • Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP)
    WMEP provides technical expertise and hands-on implementation assistance to small-and midsize-manufacturing firms on advanced manufacturing technologies and business practices.
  • Digital Fertilizer – Northeast Wisconsin
    Digital Fertilizer’s mission is to strengthen the high-growth startup community of Northeast Wisconsin by connecting, educating, and empowering a network of entrepreneurs.
  • The Venture Center
    The Venture Center, a division of Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) is an entrepreneurship center joining Fox Valley Technical College and local business leaders to foster business start-up, growth and expansion in the New North region.
  • Corporate Training & Economic Development
    Located on the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) campus, this division of NWTC provides business support, training, seminars and more to a variety of local businesses and entrepreneurs.
  • Converting Influence
    Converting Influence is a statewide group in Wisconsin that comes together to promote growth in Wisconsin Converting and Allied industries.
  • NEW Manufacturing Alliance
    The Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance is the premier Talent Alliance in Northeast Wisconsin support manufacturing talent development. NEW Manufacturing Alliance is a group of manufacturers in the New North region working with educational institutions, workforce development boards, Chambers of Commerce organizations and state organizations to promote manufacturing in Northeast Wisconsin.
  • Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD)
    The DWD is the state agency charged with building and strengthening Wisconsin’s workforce. The DWD offers a wide variety of employment programs and services, including: securing jobs for the disabled, protecting and enforcing worker’s rights, processing unemployment claims and ensuring workers’ compensation claims are paid in accordance with the law.
  • Wisconsin Small Business Development Center – UW Oshkosh and Wisconsin Small Business Development Center – UW-Green Bay
    Small Business Development Centers in Northeast Wisconsin work in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the University of Wisconsin-Extension, the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) to provide free counseling services and moderately-priced training programs to startup and existing businesses.
  • Young Professional Groups
    Throughout the New North region, local communities support networking groups for young professionals. Contact us to find the group nearest you.

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