Navigating Business Resources with the Help of Your Local Business Incubator

Watch the recording of the webinar we held on Monday, April 10, 2023, 10:00 – 11:00 am and view the webinar handouts below.

“Navigating Business Resources with the Help of Your Local Business Incubator” webinar was live on Zoom on April 10 at 10am where we heard from Extension Educator Addison Vang and the Community Manager of Co-Lab Adam Accola to learn about how local business incubators can help your food business navigate business resources.

Adam Accola, CoLab

Adam is the Community Manager of CoLab, Eau Claire’s Community Workspace for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Adam has been with CoLab since August 2019 beginning as Programming Administrator and currently serving as Community Manager.

Adam is passionate about entrepreneurial access, specifically for historically marginalized and underrepresented communities.

Adam lives on the East Hill in Eau Claire with his partner and their dog, Dexter. He loves Eau Claire because of all the opportunity it has presented him with over the last several years.

Addison Vang

Addison is the Community Development Educator at the University of Wisconsin Madison – Division of Extension (Chippewa, Dunn, and Eau Claire Counties). He has been with Extension since 2021.

Addison is passionate about creating inclusive communities supporting historically marginalized and underrepresented communities.

Addison lives in Eau Claire and loves being close to the driftless area and access to the rivers and lakes throughout the Chippewa Valley.


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