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Fostering the Entrepreneurial Spirit

From concept to company, the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation is here to bring your company to life and achieve your goals.

Looking to build your startup in the Northwoods?

Vilas County has everything you'll need to start and grow your vision. This includes financial assistance, business plans, marketing, networking, consulting, events, and more... all at no charge.

There Are Many Ways The Vilas County Economic Development Corporation Can Help You

Nicolet College Entrepreneur Classes

Vilas County residents qualify for fully paid-for scholarships through the Juday Foundation.

Access to Funding Sources

The VCEDC can support your venture through our connections with a wide array of available capital.

Strong Support Network

Our expansive list of mentors are here to guide you through the entrepreneurial journey.

Meet Some Fellow Entrepreneurs

Hear what others have to say about Vilas County:

Brad and Rubie Gauthier of Sitecast

Lizeth Lanz Shattner of Simply Pretty Spa


Want to learn why Vilas County is one of the best places to live, work, and play?

We can email you a PDF highlighting many of the wonderful aspects of our area.

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