07 Dec Over 200 Wis. businesses awarded for innovation amid COVID-19
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Two hundred and thirty one small businesses and startups in Wisconsin were recognized Monday for their creative ways to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Tony Evers presented the winners with the We’re All Innovating Contest awards, which will provide funding to help offset costs incurred from the start of the pandemic until Dec. 30.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has inspired businesses to find new ways fight the virus, operate their businesses, and meet the needs of our community,” the governor said. “After looking at these winning projects, I’m truly in awe of these folks’ ingenuity, imagination, and creativity.”
Some of the companies that won awards include Madison Farmers United, which created a plan to make orders for locally sourced good from farmers made online available for curbside pickup.