Business Planning: Whether you are looking to start a new business or are expanding your current business, developing a business plan is widely considered best practice. To learn more and get started, see our community resources, below.
Funding Resources: Here in the Coulee Region there are plenty of funding opportunities for your business. Below is a list of organizations who can help guide you through this process. Many of our local banks and credit unions are also small business lenders.
UW-La Crosse Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – to guide you through all forms of SBA financing
Grow: One of the best ways to grow your company is to establish relationships with other local businesses and community members. A way to do this is by joining one or more of our community organizations who have members representing all industry sectors. If you would like to join an organization, but do not know which is best for you, please reach out to Sam Bachmeier, Community Development Specialist with La Crosse County. [email protected] or (608) 785-5792.
Rotary Clubs of the La Crosse – contact Sam Bachmeier to learn more
Locate: Location, location, location. As cliché as it sounds, the time-tested motto stands true. Need help finding the right site for your business? See the resources, below.
Work with La Crosse County, contact Sam Bachmeier at [email protected] or (608) 785-5792.