The recent Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference kicked off with a reassuring message: Wisconsin is truly establishing itself as a destination for entrepreneurship. This was further evidenced by the opening plenary session, “Flyover Land No More,” which featured seven Wisconsin-based investors representing relatively new funds.
Central Wisconsin could be the birthplace of the country’s next high-tech business innovation. That’s one possible outcome for HATCH, a new competition for entrepreneurs to make community connections and earn $2,000 in start-up funds. HATCH, is geared to business ideas that can scale up to a national level.
As entrepreneurs and innovators get squeezed out of the coasts, Wisconsin is increasingly seen as an attractive place for startups. From a better quality of life to access to top-notch talent, cost-effective resources and more, Wisconsin is becoming a destination for entrepreneurs seeking personal and professional fulfillment.
An innovative device that can help guide firefighters out of a fire when their vision is obscured by smoke or debris took home top honors at the 2017 Governor’s Business Plan Contest.