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OnRamp: Flip the Switch for Crowdfunding

Flip the Switch for Crowdfunding: SwitchID Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the February 9, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog. If you come up with an idea for a product that you think will sell in the marketplace, the next question you will face is how … Continued


Exploring Crowdfunding? Read this first… Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) Crowdfunding Advisory Crowdfunding is an online money-raising strategy for the public to donate small amounts of money for startups. This innovative concept has the potential to provide small, innovative enterprises with access to capital that might not otherwise be available. Patricia Struck, Administrator of … Continued


SBIR – Small Business Innovation Research SBIR is a highly competitive program that encourages small business to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. By including qualified small businesses in the nation’s R&D arena, high-tech innovation is stimulated and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its … Continued

Financing – Grants

There are no grants for starting a business. Starting a business will require investing personal funds, sweat equity and possibly funding from friends, family, or a bank. Financial bootstrapping is one way of minimizing the need for startup dollars and finding a variety of ways to access funding. Many successful companies were started via bootstraping. Grants … Continued

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