Our Funders

Department of Defense (DOD) – Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)

The Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) serves as Wisconsin’s APEX Accelerator. The APEX Accelerator is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense. To learn more, please visit the DOD OSBP website at https://business.defense.gov/. To learn more about the APEX Accelerator program, please visit https://www.apexaccelerators.us/#/

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)

The Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) is a Key Strategic Partner of WEDC.  WEDC leads economic development efforts for the state by providing resources, operational support and financial assistance to companies, partners and communities in Wisconsin. Working with more than 600 partners across the state, including regional economic development organizations, academic institutions and industry clusters, WEDC develops and delivers solutions that help businesses, communities and people maximize their potential in Wisconsin. To learn more about WEDC, please visit their website at WEDC.org.