Chippewa Valley Start-Up is sponsored by:

Royal Credit Union
200 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire, WI

Places & Resources

Expanding 6

How gonna expand: more of the same resources

Locating 5

Where they’re gonna do business: home, open spaces, incubator, co-working

Purposing 10

What they’re gonna do: business plan, market analysis, product dev't.

Reluctant to Take the Leap

Wisconsin ranks low on nationwide index of entrepreneurship

If there’s good news for Wisconsin in the annual state rankings of entrepreneurial activity compiled by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, it’s that Wisconsin DIDN’T land in last place this time around ...

Entrepreneurship Opens Doors

new student club and minor at UW-Stout helping build momentum

A trip to Sweden in May for a business course called Arts and Innovation helped catalyze a new entrepreneurship club at UW-Stout. Two of the 12 students who traveled to Scandinavia ...

7 Chippewa Valley Networking & Business Programs

succeeding as a start-up can be all about meeting the right people and finding the right programs

Are you thinking about taking the leap into entrepreneurship? Have you already started your own business but could you still use a hand, a sympathetic ear, or some inspiration? The Chippewa Valley offers a rich environment to create and expand your own business ...

1 Million More

Eau Claire chapter of 1 Million Cups continues to grow

When the Eau Claire chapter of the nationwide entrepreneurial promotion program 1 Million Cups began holding weekly meetings about three years ago, attendance was usually around a dozen or two.

Spotting for Start-Ups

Menomonie business owner offers insight into Chamber benefits

Thomas Sampson is chairman of the Young Professionals of the Menomonie Chamber of Commerce and owner of The Machine Shed CrossFit gym. He opened his gym in 2016 and joined the chamber ...

Ranked at the Top

U.S. News puts UW MBA Consortium among best online programs in the country

For the first time, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium program among the top nine programs in the nation in its Best Online MBA Programs rankings ...

Nurturing Growth

Small Business Development Center expands at UW-Eau Claire - Barron County

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Eau Claire recently opened an office in Meggers Hall at UW-Eau Claire – Barron County in Rice Lake ...


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Chippewa Valley Start-Up is sponsored by:

Royal Credit Union
200 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire, WI