Startup of the Week: Penrod Software


Penrod Software is a consulting firm that provides expertise in business analysis and software development for companies implementing CRM and Big Data. Penrod specializes in working with health insurance carriers and agents to develop and create software to help provide customers with better prices and services.

Located in the Historic Third Ward, Penrod recently added an office addition to reach 2500 square feet in office space. Milwaukee’s tech scene and local university talent has allowed the company to grow 400% year-over-year. Working with the Milwaukee School of Engineering and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Penrod provides students with opportunities to learn and grow with their company.

Joe Taylor, one of Penrod’s co-founders, says the company “couldn’t be happier with the direction the city is headed in.” We couldn’t agree more.

Key Facts:

  • Founders: Joseph Taylor and Chris Widmayer
  • Founded: 2011
  • Employees: 9
  • Funding: Self-funded
  • HQ Location: Third Ward - 219 N. Milwaukee St. Suite 3E, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

For more information about this startup, visit PenrodCRM.com.