A Progress Report from Startup Milwaukee

The first six months of 2014 have flown by here at Startup Milwaukee. Here is a quick recap of what we have been up to:

  • We made 67 connections between investors and entrepreneurs. We have helped 29 companies connect with local investor groups: American Family Ventures, CSA Partners, gener8tor, Golden Angels Investors and Wisconsin Super Angel Fund.

  • 18 companies employing over 41 FTEs are based at 96square, our coworking space located in the heart of Milwaukee.

  • We have connected 43 companies to the talent (mentors, employees, contractors) they need to launch and scale their companies in Milwaukee.

  • Over 1,150 people attended one of our events. Highlights from our event calendar include a bus trip to visit Madison’s startup community, a panel on Wisconsin’s new equity crowdfunding legislation and an information session on Techstars accelerator program.

Thanks to all of the great partners and entrepreneurs who continue to support our programs. If you are interested in sponsoring an event please email Matt Cordio, matt@startupmke.org.

We have a lot planned for the second half of 2014 - stay tuned!

Happy Fourth of July, The Startup Milwaukee Team