Vetrepreneurship

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According to the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, 10.8-percent of Wisconsin businesses are owned by veterans, the national average is 9-percent.Veterans + Entrepreneurship

Veterans make good business owners. That’s just a fact. Vets are smart, able to think on the fly and adjust to circumstances. Vets are doers, not afraid to roll up their sleeves and work hard. Veterans never give up.

We can help you cut through the red tape and get your business off the ground faster and better.

Image courtesy of Jesse Metko.
"I think the biggest thing is finding your passion, what you're passionate about doing. And then, just go with it. I think we just take that passion, the energy that you'll have around other people, people will want to support you and you will inspire other people and people will want to support you for that, for that reason and this area is great for having that kind of atmosphere."
Jesse Metko

Local tools for solid strategy

When you have a mission, you make sure you understand your orders, pack the necessary tools and rations and only move forward when you have a solid plan. Be sure to put these tools in your pack:

 

Startup Hub

Powered by the Greater Green Bay Chamber, the Startup Hub is a business incubator, providing everything you need to get a solid start for your new venture, including:

  • The option to house your business within its 50,000-square-foot facility
  • Capital through its angel investors program
  • Advice and resources
  • Valuable connections

Urban Hub

The Urban Hub is a modern co-working space in Downtown Green Bay that provides you with all the energy of a storefront without all the high rent costs. Membership options include:

  • Day Pass
  • Shared Space Monthly Membership
  • Dedicated Desk Monthly Membership
  • Corporate Membership that includes shared space for up to 20 people per day per month

UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center

UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center offers grants to veterans from the state. Serving businesses at all stages, business consultants provide:

  • No-cost consulting
  • Business education
  • Customized solutions
  • Regional expertise

Titletown Tech

TitletownTech is a partnership between Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay is one of six “spark cities” in the USA that Microsoft is investing in, betting that “the next big thing” will come from our community of entrepreneurs. TitletownTech helps fund early-stage, high-growth businesses across five industries:

  • Sports, Media and Entertainment
  • Digital Health
  • Agriculture, Water and Environment
  • Manufacturing and Construction Tech
  • Supply Chain Technology

Connect with coaches

Mission Wisconsin and Bravo Company/NEW Battalion both offer one-on-one guidance and transition coaches to advance your career and help you settle in a community that fits your needs. Get more information about these organizations and how they can help you prosper in Greater Green Bay: