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Start or Grow a Business with help from the Center for Entrepreneurship

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Have a business idea you’d like to bounce off someone? Want to learn the basics of forming a small business? Dreaming of growing your current business? You’re in the right place!

What Is the Center for Entrepreneurship?

We help NWTC students, program participants, and alumni make their vision come to life.

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Share your idea 

Discuss your concept with an experienced entrepreneur. 

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Learn the “how to” 

Get help with the basics of starting a business.  

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Grow your business 

Discover ways to develop and expand. 

Get Started Now

Meet with Lisa Taylor, Center for Entrepreneurship Coordinator:

Lisa Taylor
Lisa Taylor
Center for Entrepreneurship Coordinator

Before becoming Center coordinator, Lisa was a director for the Veterans Business Outreach Center for Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota, helping military families start and grow their businesses. She also worked as an outreach specialist for the Wisconsin District Office of the US Small Business Administration.  

In addition, Lisa is an entrepreneur who founded a business in the employee benefits/human resources industry as well as co-founding Marten Building and Design, Inc., a custom residential building company near Madison, Wisconsin. 

Resources for Entrepreneurs

One Stop Business Registration Portal

Requirements and tools to start a business in Wisconsin.

Department of Agriculture

Information for food entrepreneurs in the State of Wisconsin.

Small Business Administration-Wisconsin Office

Resources to plan, launch, manage and grow your business.

NWTC Shared Use Kitchens

State-approved commercial kitchens throughout Northeast Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Supporting businesses in maximizing potential and growth.

NWTC Artisan Center

Studio space and business training for creative artisans.

Woman in Small Business

Do you dream of owning your own business?

As a graduate of the NWTC Entrepreneurship associate degree you will learn how to start, run, and manage a profitable business.