GLIn2 logo newJoin us at the Great Lakes International Innovation (GLIn2) Summit on October 19-21, 2016 in Milwaukee at the InterContinental Hotel.  Early bird registration rate of $149 until September 30th or single day rate of $99.  For more information click here.

We are business incubation professionals who work to support the success of Wisconsin small business start-ups. From Racine to Ashland to La Crosse to Milwaukee and communities in between, we develop and manage incubation programs that foster the development of entrepreneurial companies, helping them to survive, grow and become stable companies that create jobs and strengthen local economies.

Join WBIA

WBIA strives to further enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem by providing education, resources and networking to help members better serve their communities and regions. Membership dues help fund WBIA activities as well as help increase public awareness of the economic impact provided by incubators, accelerators, educational institutions and other entrepreneurial stakeholders. Read More…

WBIA Events

Our quarterly meetings are hosted by a WBIA member in Wisconsin or Illinois. The meetings feature interactive professional development presentations, tours of local attractions and networking. We also discuss how the organization can better serve our members and how to engage the region in creating a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Read More…

WBIA News

We will update with industry news twice a week similar to – There are now more than 4,000 small breweries and brewpubs scattered across the U.S. But like any business, surviving long term can be a real challenge, particularly because the market has become so crowded over the past 20 years. See more at: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/9309-how-to-start-craft-brewery.html#sthash.yynSUn0L.dpuf. We will feature members in this section who share information about their program, if not we will visit the iNBIA site for industry news to post. Read More…