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We want to help you make it in Verona, so we've compiled a list of links and business resources 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

MG&E Economic Development

WBD Inc.

Doyenne Group (Women's Entrepreneurship)

Wisconsin Technology Council

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
  • Telephone/Address/Email

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: