Senator Baldwin renews commitment to boosting Wisconsin startups and entrepreneurs
National reform will support Wisconsin, which ranks last nationally in startup activity and entrepreneurship growth
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today renewed her commitment to fueling startups, entrepreneurs and economic growth in Wisconsin by reintroducing the Small Business Innovation Act. The legislation will help Wisconsin overcome its nation-low startup activity and entrepreneurship growth rankings by providing small businesses the capital they need to grow their companies and create jobs.
“Wisconsin has a proud history of entrepreneurship and innovation, but recent reports show that we need to strengthen and support our Made in Wisconsin startups and small businesses,” said Senator Baldwin. “In order to build long-term economic growth, we need to make strong investments in advanced manufacturing, innovation, science, research and technology. Small businesses are the engines of our economy and if we give our entrepreneurs, small business owners, and workers a fair shot, they will compete against anyone.”