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Starting a Business in Greater Madison

Greater Madison has a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem that can help you get started on the right path to taking your idea to market.

Any questions? Check out our FAQ or contact us here.

Please find additional resources below:

UW-Madison Small Business Development Center: Questions along the journey toward business ownership? The UW-Madison Small Business Development Center (SBDC) can provide the answers you need.

Entrepreneurs’ Toolkit: The Wisconsin Technology Council’s Entrepreneurs’ Toolkit is an extensive set of resources for entrepreneurs seeking to establish and build their businesses.

Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation: A statewide economic development organization providing business education and financing to Wisconsin entrepreneurs and small business owners — both men and women — with “an emphasis on women, people of color and people of lower wealth and incomes.”

Finding a Job in Greater Madison

Greater Madison is a place where a constellation of talent, robust industry growth and an entrepreneurial spirit meet. When you’re launching a career, this is the place to make a start.


Moving to Greater Madison

It’s easy to see why Madison is a perennial favorite on the “best of” lists for quality of life. Madison has it all: Tremendous natural beauty, a world-class university, a dynamic economy and more food and cultural attractions than any city its size. It’s a city that grows with you. A place you can make a life… for life. Welcome home.

More than 1,200 Chamber members offer a host of local services that can help with your move, as well. Check them out here.

Visitor Information

Once we get people to visit Madison, they are sold on this community. Experience Greater Madison for yourself: