Explore UW–Madison’s array of entrepreneurship resources designed for students and local businesses. Connect with experts on campus to help take your career as an entrepreneur where you want it to go.
Discovery to Product
Discovery to Product helps turn UW–Madison-based innovations into products. They do so through direct mentorship, guidance in navigating the university’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, and workshops and training opportunities.
Business and Entrepreneurship Clinic
The Business and Entrepreneurship Clinic, in collaboration with the Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic (L&E), the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery, and WARF, will provide free business advice and services for Wisconsin-based entrepreneurs. Under the direction of Michael Williams, MBA students and senior level undergraduates undertake various projects that the businesses require.
Women’s Entrepreneurship Network
The Wisconsin School of Business, the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Small Business Development Center provide a platform to help inspire, educate, and assist women interested in entrepreneurship at UW–Madison and in the community.
Initiative for Studies in Transformational Entrepreneurship (INSITE)
INSITE supports and fosters entrepreneurial research, curriculum development, and programming. As a primary resource for entrepreneurs, INSITE maintains a comprehensive directory of resources on campus and in the community.
Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Courses
Business and nonbusiness majors can explore entrepreneurship to complement their field of study. Examine social entrepreneurship, new venture creation, management, finance, and creating businesses in technology and the arts.
Graduate Entrepreneurship Courses
You can earn a Certificate in Entrepreneurship or Strategic innovation while enrolled in any degree-granting graduate program at UW–Madison.
Organizations for Wisconsin Entrepreneurs
Showcase your business idea alongside local or student entrepreneurs:
Incubate your idea
Find support, resources, and a community to help your business grow.
Consult with business experts, receive advice, gain skills, and find resources for your entrepreneurial project.
- Center for Technology Commercialization
- Marketing in the Digital Age
- MERLIN Mentors
- Office of Business Engagement
- StartingBlock Madison
- Start In Wisconsin
- Start In Madison Region
- Three-Day Startup
- UW Extended Campus
- UW Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic
- Wisconsin Angel Network
- Wisconsin Discovery Portal
- Wisconsin Institute for Discovery