The nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors sponsored by the Small Business Administration.
Websites: Local Madison, Wisconsin: Madison.Score.org
Madison Office: 505 South Rosa Road, Madison, WI. 53719
Office Hours: 9am – 12 pm. Monday – Friday
Entrepreneurs can access free, confidential business mentoring by calling and making an appointment. One of the volunteer counselors will partner with the entrepreneur and meet face to face at the Madison office.
In-house workshops are offered usually Tuesdays and Wednesday mornings 9 – 11:30 or late afternoons 4 - 6:30 pm
Trainings are $20 each and include these topics:
Successful Marking for Your Smaller Business
Legal Entities and Tax Elections
A Self Assessment Tool for Your Organization
Essential Business Practices for Non-Profits
Understanding Financial Statements
The training schedules can be found on the Madison website: Madison.Score.org
- SBDC -University of Wisconsin, Small Business Development Center
Address: Granger Hall
975 University Avenue, #3260
Madison, WI. 53706
Free online education offering: First Steps to Starting Business
Ongoing monthly business education offerings including business startups, entrepreneurial training, leadership, communication, marketing, financial classes and workshops. Check the website for specific date and time of each class.
- WWBIC - Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation
Madison Office: 2300 South Park Street, Suite 103, Madison, WI 53713
Hours: 8:30 -5:00 pm. Monday - Friday
Contact: Andrea Hughes, Project Manager
WWBIC provides entrepreneurial support and assistance for business startups, expanding businesses, management, marketing, product development, other business issues.