We recognize that some of our students and alumni are interested in starting your own business. Therefore, we want to provide beneficial resources to aid your entrepreneurial journey. Also look into MSOE on-campus opportunities, such as our Investment & Entrepreneurship Club (MIEC) and Innovation Fellows program.
Join us in expanding business success and economic vibrancy in Milwaukee and Wisconsin.
BizStarts is a one stop resource center that helps entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses through one-on-one coaching, personalized mentoring and meaningful connections.
BLK SHP MKE
We are a nationwide network of makers and educators looking to unlock the artist or creator in everyone.
BioForward is the voice of the Wisconsin biohealth industry providing support to the biohealth community through networking events, legislative advocacy, our select savings program, small business scholarships, and educational and speaker programming.
Business Ideas: Which of These 75+ Will You Start Today?
Ready to start a business in 2018? Here we have compiled a list of the 75 best business ideas you can start tomorrow. We categorized every business idea according to their type, investment and potential. Start your business now!
City of Milwaukee Office of Small Business Development (OSBD)
OSBD was created to assist and protect the interest of emerging and small business concerns.
FUEL helps Milwaukee professionals engage with the region’s great people, iconic brands, accessible leadership, and vibrant social scene.
The Hive Offices
The Hive offices were created by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. We are creating a coworking community within our bright fun walls welcomed to any startup or entrepreneur looking for a fresh take on the Milwaukee Coworking scene.
Ironwood Office Park
Be inspired by Ironwood Office Park’s co-working space. It’s everything your growing business really needs – at prices that really work.
LikeMinds gives Tech Entrepreneurs, Tech Organizations and growing Tech Companies a platform to connect communicate and collaborate within their local area. We are removing barriers and making people, resources, and lifelong learning accessible to EVERYONE.
Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
Our goal is to help you find the financial resources you need to grow, while facilitating business investment that will benefit Milwaukee and Waukesha through new employment opportunities, job retention, and neighborhood stabilization.
Milwaukee Startup Week
Milwaukee Startup Week is an annual entrepreneur-led event that brings entrepreneurs, investors, corporate innovators and local leaders together to build momentum and celebrate Southeast Wisconsin’s unique entrepreneurial identity.
NEWaukee is a social architecture firm that changes the way people connect.
Find meaningful work at growth-focused companies in the Midwest.
Small Business Development Center at UW-Milwaukee
A statewide network supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and targeted educational programs.
Social Development Commission (SDC)
For more than 50 years, the SDC has served as a planner, coordinator, and provider of human service programs for low-income individuals and families in Milwaukee County.
Startup Milwaukee is supporting high-growth entrepreneurship and innovation throughout southeastern Wisconsin.
STUCK: Milwaukee Business Advisory Services
Get UNSTUCK – strategies, tools, and courage to move your business to the next level
The Commons is a unique academic-meets-industry initiative to attract, develop and retain the brightest entrepreneurial and innovative minds in southeastern Wisconsin.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) – Wisconsin District Office
We support America’s small businesses. The SBA connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and grow their business.
A Veteran's Guide to Starting and Financing a Small Business
Ready to start your business? Here are the best resources available for starting, running, and financing a veteran-owned business.
Milwaukee’s co-working space - flexible and collaborative space for entrepreneurs & startups.
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is committed to supporting businesses in maximizing potential and growth.
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce
We are the voice of Wisconsin’s veteran business community, dedicated to improving the business climate for military veterans and their allies.