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The GRID to transfer from Nicolet College to Grow North by end of year

RHINELANDER – What started out four years ago as a major effort to advance economic development in the Northwoods will take a major leap forward later this year. Nicolet College in Rhinelander recently announced that The Grid, which was initiated and fostered at the college, will become a standalone entity under...

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GRID Spring Catalog 2023

Spring 2023 Catalog

Check out some of our upcoming webinars, courses, classes, and conferences in the newly released Spring 2023 Catalog! Check out our events page for more details and new offerings!

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August Quick Links

Check out these additional links to stay connected on news and resources for small business. How to Prep for a Cybersecurity Interview, How to Avoid Predatory Lending, 12 Funding Options for Entrepreneurs, Inflation is Crushing Rural America and...

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Employee Incentives to Help Your Company Stand Out

Article Written By:  Chelsea Lamb ([email protected]) For decades, many companies have provided their employees with benefits like paid time off (PTO), sick days, health care, and 401(k) contributions. But millennials and Gen Zers are looking for more from their current and potential employers, which is why so many businesses (large,...

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SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program Helps Nrthwoods Small Businesses Access Resources

Previous rounds of economic relief last year helped millions of small businesses stay afloat and keep employees on the payroll, yet too many minority-owned businesses and mom and pops found themselves at the end of the line, while larger, well-connected businesses accessed programs right away. To better reach these small...

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How Coderpreneurs Can Start Their Businesses on the Right Foot

Article By: Vanessa Holwell Want to be your own boss and turn your software development hobby into a full-time occupation? When you're just starting as a coderpreneur, you'd do well to keep the following principles in mind.

The Value You Bring to the Table

In addition to creating and maintaining software and debugging...

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Handy Productivity Apps That Free Up Your Precious Time

Author: Cody McBride Entrepreneurs waste a whopping 21.8 work hours a week on “low-value” work activities: responding to emails, checking social media, communicating with co-workers, troubleshooting, and other non-critical tasks. Thankfully, as ZenBusiness notes, these days there is amazing technology available to small business owners to help them efficiently...

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Students have month to enter ‘Wisconsin YES!’ business plan contest online

    The countdown is under way for middle- and high-school students to enter Wisconsin Youth Entrepreneurs in Science, a statewide youth business plan contest modeled after the successful Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. It is open for online entries from Wisconsin middle- and high-school students through 5 p.m. April 14,...

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