3 08, 2020

Trends in VC Point to Opportunities in the Midwest

2020-08-03T16:16:24-05:00August 3rd, 2020|

Before the coronavirus and subsequent economic downturn, the venture capital industry was continuing its relentless evolution. For instance, competition has become more intense in recent years, and the emergence of mega-funds (e.g. funds with at least $1 billion) have started to alter the VC ecosystem. Plus, we are seeing more of a balance between financial [...]

8 06, 2020

Venture Capital Grows Stronger with Collaborative Corporations

2020-07-27T14:01:31-05:00June 8th, 2020|

Getting into the world of venture capital is indeed a financial decision. Yet to the right investors, it is also strategic, as VC investing can enhance the culture of your company, provide access to innovation and drive growth in the community in which you operate. To understand the value of venture capital, you first need [...]

4 05, 2020

The Coming Together of Wisconsin’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem During A Pandemic

2020-07-01T11:47:20-05:00May 4th, 2020|

 An Ecosystem Responds A city, state or region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is important in providing access to innovation that positively impacts its people and community. In other words, the ecosystem strives to grow companies, create jobs, expand professional networks and connections and increase wealth in a virtuous circle. What makes an entrepreneurial ecosystem? It’s [...]

13 04, 2020

A Look at Innovation in Wisconsin

2020-07-14T13:22:10-05:00April 13th, 2020|

Introduction When you think of where to find innovation in the United States, naturally you gravitate toward places like Silicon Valley and Boston. From our point of view here in Wisconsin, we are right in the heart of innovation, and we are proud of what our companies—from startups to established corporations—are doing, especially now during [...]