Educating Southeast Wisconsin's Entrepreneurs

A major theme of Milwaukee Startup Week is providing free educational resources to entrepreneurs launching their ventures in Southeast Wisconsin. Here are some of the key educational events that are free and open to the public during Milwaukee Startup Week: 

Startup Milwaukee Launch Conference
November 9th | 8:30am-4:30pm | Ward 4
333 North Plankinton Ave., #250, Milwaukee 53203

While launching a startup is tough, it is easier if you know where to turn for advice. Join us for our Launch Conference to make it a bit easier by connecting you to resources you need to launch your company.

Concordia University: Veteran Entrepreneurship, Resources Available & Community Importance
November 8th | 11:30am-1:00pm
We will be holding a panel discussion about Veteran Entrepreneurship. The panel will discuss the successes and hurdles of starting a business or project as a veteran. They will also discuss resources available to veterans and have open dialogue including questions and answer. 

Practical Advice on Building a Business With Software
November 10th | 6:00pm-7:30pm
Are you a programmer who has been thinking about turning one of your side projects into a business? Come chat with Nick Gartmann from RokkinCat to learn how to make that happen. At this event, we'll talk about the essential activities of building a tech startup, why software developers are in a uniquely advantageous position to do well at those activities and much more. 

UWM Business Model Canvas Mixer
November 11th | 9:00am-11:00am
Join the UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center as we kick off the Student Startup Challenge at the Second Annual Business Model Canvas Mixer. We are asking you (the community) to join us as we brainstorm aspects of the student’s businesses as well as innovative models. 

Disrupt Milwaukee 1.0
November 9th | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Experience a night of thought-provoking talks from experts and professionals who want to share their ideas on how we can move our talent thinking forward. It's a fast-paced event experience with a unique format: each speaker has 5 minutes, 20 slides rotating at 15 seconds each to blow your mind! Part entertainment, part education it's a not-to-be-missed event. 

The Summit
November 11th | 10:00am-5:00pm | Ward 4
333 North Plankinton Ave., #205, Milwaukee 53203

The greatest driving force of change has always been through the collaboration of great minds. During The Summit, we will bring together individuals that created the seemingly impossible. This panel will discuss everything from ideation, funding, growth, management and when to exit.