organization profile

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

About Us

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is committed to creating and maintaining a business climate that allows you to maximize your potential. Working with more than 600 statewide partners, including regional economic development organizations, academic institutions and industry groups, we’re enhancing our communities, supporting business development, advancing industry innovation, tapping global markets and developing a talented workforce to help Wisconsin realize its full economic potential.

Our Mission

WEDC’s mission is to strategically deploy financial resources and technical assistance to invest in Wisconsin to enhance its assets and opportunities, and to address underinvestment and distress.

Who We Serve

Businesses, communities and partner organizations.

  • Support communities to become attractive places to live and work
  • Help businesses grow, innovate, export and remain competitive
  • Proactively serve underserved communities
  • Enhance entrepreneurs' ability to grow their ideas into thriving businesses