Resource Details

Business, Start-Up & Entrepreneur, Workforce

Qualified New Business Venture (QNBV) Program

The QNBV Program provides mutually beneficial outcomes for investors, startups and Wisconsin’s economy. By supporting investment in cutting-edge companies, the QNBV Program sets the stage for Wisconsin’s future success in a globally competitive environment.


The program provides tax credits to eligible Angel and Venture Fund investors who make cash equity investments in qualified early-stage businesses.

Top Benefits

  • Certify 45 new businesses, 8 fund managers, and achieve a 4:1 leverage
  • Incent equity investment in technology-based businesses
  • Supports innovation and growth

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