Startup Milwaukee Emerge is a platform for emerging companies to practice their pitches and receive feedback and support from the local community.

Each EMERGE event features 10 minute pitches from a few local startups. The audience of EMERGE event includes local entrepreneurs, angel investors, corporate innovation executives and service providers who work with startups.  

50+ Startups Have Pitched...

Access HealthNet, Alithias, BankMyBiz, Blue Mangoes, BookLive, BoothCentral, BrightCellars, Dream City Music, Frontdesk, Fyxation, Gear Box Express, GenoPalate, HaloVino, HealthChampion, HealthLX, IdeaWake, Milwaukee Pretzel Co., ParqEx, Permyt, Rapid Radicals, Sell-On, Sourcing USA, Spaulding Medical, Third Wave Bioactives, True Process, Vivid Microscopy, WatrHub, WellIntel.


Startup Milwaukee Emerge is organized by a volunteer team of local entrepreneurs. 

  • Ed Javier, Wisconsin Econmic Development Corporation

  • Denise Thomas, RealCommCoach

  • Matt Yerkes

  • Jackie Hermes, Accelity

  • Matt Cordio, Skills Pipeline Group


Want to pitch at Startup Milwaukee EMERGE? 

We are always looking for startups to pitch at Startup Milwaukee Emerge. Criteria for pitching includes: having at least a beta version of your product launched, being headquartered in Southeast Wisconsin, having a high-growth focus. 

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