A Vibrant Community of Family Business Leaders

Family-owned businesses contribute greatly to the economy, and they face a number of unique challenges. Discover why family businesses of all sizes join the UW-Madison Family Business Center.

Why Join FBC?

World-class education and business support

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Peer Groups

Tap the power of peer learning

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Learning Programs

Advanced learning events for members and guests

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Member Spotlight

Embrace Your Role as Future Family Business Leader
The statistics on family business succession are striking. About 40% of family businesses transition to the second generation. Approximately 13% pass down successfully to a third; and only 4% survive to a fourth generation or beyond.

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Blog Post

Strategies to Diversify Outside Your Family Business

The sacrifices you as a business owner make are laudable and often necessary, especially in the beginning. But as the company becomes profitable and your personal wealth in the business grows, it’s time to start diversifying your assets so your company isn’t your only investment.

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