We want to help you make it in Verona, so we've compiled a list of links and sources that will help as you start, grow and expand your business. We're always happy to help! Call 608-845-5777 to talk about your goals and learn how we can help.
Verona Business Support
Local City of Verona contacts
Click here for a comprehensive list of departments and contact info
Finance Assistance Programs
Verona has a variety of programs that can help assist prospective new businesses get started in our city.
Madison or Dane County Region
KIVA Greater Madison (access to capital for small businesses)
Madison Black Chamber of Commerce
MadREP (Madison Region Economic Partnership)
UW-Madison’s Small Business Development Center
Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
WARF Upstart Program for Minority and Women Entrepreneurship
Livability and Business Climate (facts & stats)
SCORE – Madison Chapter – Free Business Counseling
Dane County Workforce Development
Doyenne Group (Women's Entrepreneurship)
Rideshare Program Help your employees with transportation to work.
Websites for Businesses: The Madison Public Library has gathered a listing of website addresses helpful to businesses to include the following:
- Company research
- Government Resources and Statistics
- Legal Resources
- Local Business Information
- Small Business
- Tax Information
The Small Business Administration: An invaluable resource for small businesses
The SBA has a long list of resources for existing and start-up businesses. The Madison office info is:
740 Regent Street, Suite 100; Madison, WI 53715
(608) 441-5263 (608) 441-5541 (fax) TDD (608) 441-5333
Resources include: choosing your business structure, writing a business plan, regulations, permits, licensing, business loans, financial assistance programs, legal assistance, government contracting, minority business development, women's resources/organizations and more. The Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce has copies of the SBA's "Small Business Resource Guide" which includes all of the above information in a booklet - at no cost to you. Just contact the Chamber for a copy of the Guide.
SBA Advocacy Website for Small Businesses: www.sba.gov/advocacy/847/125821