Overall startup investment up in second quarter of 2018

This issue of INvest showcases the Wisconsin Deal Flow Snapshot for the second quarter of 2018. According to data from Pitchbook, overall investment in Wisconsin startups during this quarter increased by more than $81 million compared to the same period last year, to total more than $107 million.

In 2017, 22 companies raised a total of $26 million during Q2. This year, more companies are raising funding rounds larger than $5 million, which showcases the growth in Wisconsin's startup and early-stage ecosystem. This level of investment is an encouraging sign for a strong 2018.

30 Venutes


30Ventures is an early-stage health care and biotechnology venture capital firm focused on high-potential, capital-efficient companies raising series A and B financing supporting companies in the Midwest.

Regional Business Fund

Regional Business Fund Inc.

Tobi LeMahieu of Regional Business Fund Inc. (RBF) shares how RBF provides resources to assist businesses with a flexible source of financing in west central Wisconsin. 



Learn more about ImageMover, a medical imaging software company that connects photos, video and outside medical images with enterprise imaging and electronic health record systems.


To discover more about the innovation happening In Wisconsin®, contact Aaron Hagar at 608.210.6825 or by email.

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