In Wisconsin


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An entrepreneurial revolution is quietly moving across Wisconsin. Drawing on the state’s deep research and development capacities—led by the University of Wisconsin, which conducts more than $1.2 billion per year in academic research and development—entrepreneurs are starting and growing companies that are changing the global landscape. These entrepreneurs are creating companies that promise to have a powerful impact globally.

With a highly specialized talent pool and significant patent activity, Wisconsin is the right location for domestic and international venture capital and angel investors looking for strategic investment opportunities.

Venture Capital Investors

Wisconsin entrepreneurs are starting and growing companies that are changing the global landscape in:

  • Clean technologies including energy and water related companies
  • Health care systems
  • Information technology
  • Life sciences

The companies they are creating offer exciting opportunities for venture investment.

Angel Investors

For angel groups or individual angels that have experience in growing entrepreneurial companies and are looking for connections to new startups, Wisconsin offers a wealth of opportunity. The Wisconsin Angel Network provides resources for angels and angel groups investing in the state.

Additionally, Wisconsin offers generous incentives for angel investment in qualified companies.