Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Dane County Launches New Economic Development Website, a One-Stop Shop for Job Creators and Communities (Dane Co. Board of Supervisors Press Release)

The Dane County Economic Development Committee is pleased to unveil, a long awaited resource for entrepreneurs, businesses, communities and organizations interested in business and economic development in Dane County!

"For the first time, there will be an easy and accessible means to connect with the resources, people and information that businesses and communities need to help start or expand a business, strengthen community capacity for economic development, and participate in the county’s rapidly growing and dynamic economy,” said Dane County Board Supervisor Patrick Miles, Chair, Dane County Economic Development Committee.

On the website, you will find information on financing, venture capital and loan programs as well as over 150 organizations, a listing of business development and networking resources and how to contact our economic development staff and partners. A comprehensive list of all Dane County cities, towns and villages, including websites and information for local economic development staff, is also included. And for communities that would like assistance in identifying and pursuing economic development opportunities, you will find many helpful resources.

Thinking about starting or expanding a business, re-locating your business, or would you like to find out more about workforce development training in our region, visit Dane County is Wisconsin’s fastest growing region and part of the global market place – with a rich agricultural and cultural heritage.

“We are committed to being a strong regional partner and resource, and look forward to our continued work supporting our communities, businesses, individuals and organizations to ensure we stay competitive, and build a dynamic and sustainable economy,” Miles said.

Stay tuned to the website, and check back in as we continue to develop and build this important new tool. For more information, please contact Dane County Economic Development Committee Chair, Patrick Miles, at, or Olivia Parry, Sr. Economic Development Specialist at, and be sure to visit us at

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