In June 2023, there were 465,906 new business applications, or those filing for an Employer Identification Number (EIN), in the United States, a 6.2 percent increase from May 2023, according to a recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Business applications in the Midwest tied for the highest growth, with 70,923 new applications, a 2.9% increase from the previous month.
A small business called Door County Candle Company has so far raised $700,000 for relief efforts in Ukraine, spearheaded by business owner Christiana Gorchynsky Trapani.
The Taste of Madison is returning to Capitol Square Park for its 40 year anniversary on Labor Day weekend.
Gov. Tony Evers is establishing Wisconsin as the small business powerhouse of the Midwest, and it is due to his commitment to small businesses.
Gov. Evers’s Wisconsin Tomorrow Main Street Bounceback Program, which first launched last year, provided small businesses and nonprofits in Wisconsin with grants and storefront space as part of the state’s initiative to drive local business growth in the wake of a pandemic-battered economy.
Gov. Evers announced that the Main Street Bounceback Program would be seeing an additional $25 million investment in grants, which will go towards helping an estimated 2,500 small businesses and nonprofits.