Develop Wisconsin

Pacesetters Equity Initiative

Building a More Competitive Wisconsin

WISCONSIN'S LEADING BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ECOSYSTEM

Develop Wisconsin builds and develops business development ecosystems to more effectively and efficiently provide business owners with the resources, support, networks and access to markets that they need to grow.  Communities with vibrant business ecosystems experience strong economic growth.

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WISCONSIN'S LEADING BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ECOSYSTEM

Develop Wisconsin builds and develops business development ecosystems to more effectively and efficiently provide business owners with the resources, support, networks and access to markets that they need to grow.  Communities with vibrant business ecosystems experience strong economic growth.

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CORPORATIONS COMMITTED TO INCREASING SUPPLIER DIVERSITY IN WISCONSIN

The Pacesetters Equity Initiative is a Develop Wisconsin program that aims to connect Wisconsin’s largest corporations with a strong commitment to supplier diversity to BIPOC-owned firms with the capacity to deliver goods and services.  Join our efforts by becoming a Pacessetter Supplier or a Pacesetter Partner Corporation.

BUSINESSES WITH THE CAPACITY TO DELIVER

Pacesetter Suppliers are highly efficient, well-performing organizations with the capacity to meet the supplier needs of major corporations.  Develop Wisconsin expands the capacity of businesses to be suppliers by providing the following services.

  • Develop Wisconsin provides “high capacity” business technical assistance aimed expanding a businesses capacity to not only win contracts but also to deliver product as expected.
  • Develop Wisconsin assist firms in securing financing necessary to meet the needs of a project.  Financing can be for equipment, working capital and other needs.
  • Develop Wisconsin connects businesses to corporations with supplier diversity opportunities.
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Opportunities to Grow Your Business!

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CORPORATIONS COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY

Pacesetter Partners are corporations committed to leveraging their purchasing power to support supplier diversity.  Develop Wisconsin expands the capacity of Pacesetter  Partners to connect with diverse suppliers by providng the following services.

  • Develop Wisconsin identifies “supplier ready” businesse with the management, capital and experience to quality for supplier diversity opportunities.
  • Develop Wisconsin promotes supplier diversity opportunities to its business clients – a great way to increase awareness of supplier diversity activies.
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Build a More Competitive Company!

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Take your business to the next level

Develop Wisconsin’s Business  Ecosystem model focuses on connecting businesses to the resources they need.  Following are resources available to businesses being served by Develop Wisconsin and  its Business  Development Partners.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Develop Wisconsin Business Advisory Services expands the capacity of thousands of businesses in Wisconsin to secure capital capital for growth. 

BUSINESS FINANCING

Develop Wisconsin connects businesses in Wisconsin to financial institutions that provide debt, equity and grants.  

BUSINESS SERVICES

Develop Wisconsin’s Access Wisconsin Business-to-Business Directory is one of the largest in Wisconsin – serving every county in Wisconsin with hundreds of businesses in its database. To learn more, click here.

BUSINESS INVESTMENT

Develop Wisconsin’s Business Finance Center works to connect businesses to to investors.  

business management

Develop Wisconsin’s Business Management Resource Hub provides business managers/owners with the information and support needed to effectively grow a business.  

MARKETING STRATEGY

Develop Wisconsin’s Business Ecosystem connects business to more resources for marketing, including; marketing strategy, product development, and promotion.

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

Develop Wisconsin’s Business Develop Ecosystem provides information, support and resources for businesses seeking to develop real estate for operation. 

SUPPLIER DIVERSITY

Develop Wisconsin’s Pacesetter Partners initiative works to connect businesses to corporations with supplier diversity programs.   To learn more about our supplier diversity efforts , click here.

"COMMUNITIES THAT THRIVE HAVE STRONG BUSINESS ECOSYSTEMS ."

Develop Wisconsin’s business ecosystem leverages the resources of our partners to better connect businesses to capital, expertise, networks and market opportunities.

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"Communities that thrive have strong business ecosystems."

Develop Wisconsin’s business ecosystem leverages the resources of our partners to better connect businesses to capital, expertise, networks and market opportunities.

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we work with our partners to create value

Develop America works with our partners to expand the capacity of Wisconsin’s business ecosystem to expand the capacity of BIPOC-owned firms and struggling communities to grow vibrant, entrepreneurial-driven economies.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

Develop America works with our local, regional and naitonal Business Development Partners to provide a broad range of services and resources to businesses, at every stage along the business lifecycle.   For more information, click here.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY NETWORKS

Develop Wisconsin is a unique Ecosystem consisting of industry, business and professional networks that provide our clients with greater access information, resources and opportunities.  For more information, click here.

BUSINESS SERVICE PROVIDERS

Our Business Service Provider Partners provide a wide range of services to business across Wisconsin.   Our Partners include business consultants, accountants, marketing experts and much more.  For more information, click here.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

PARTNERS

Develop America works with our local, regional and national Business Development Partners to provide a broad range of services and resources to businesses, at every stage along the business lifecycle.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

NETWORKS

Develop Wisconsin is a unique Ecosystem consisting of industry, business and professional networks that provide our clients with greater access information, resources and opportunities.

BUSINESS SERVICE

PROVIDERS

Our Business Service Provider Partners provide a wide range of services to business across Wisconsin.   Our Business Service Partners include business consultants, accountants, marketing experts and much more.

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