Northeast Wisconsin has the raw materials to build a high-growth startup ecosystem. Hear Joe Kirgues, co-founder of gener8tor, and Maggie Brickerman, managing director of gBETA, share gener8tor’s vision for a high-growth future at the Thursday, Aug. 10 meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network in Appleton.
This Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon is in partnership with the Forum for Innovation, which will focus on high-growth companies in the region, and NEW North, the regional economic development group. It will be held at the Fox Valley Technical College D.J. Bordini Center, 5 N. Systems Drive, conference center BC112A.
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for individual members, students and Bunker Labs members, $20 for general admission and included for Tech Council corporate members. Click here to register.
gener8tor is the only nationally-ranked startup accelerators in the Midwest. Three times a year it will invest up to $140,000 in each of five startups who receive a concierge experience during its 12-week program. gener8tor supports the growth of these startups through a network of experienced mentors, technologists, corporate partners, angel investors and venture capitalists.
“We’re excited by the startup activity we see in northeast Wisconsin and eager to hear how gener8tor views the future,” said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council.
This Tech Council Innovation Network/FINN event is supported by Fox Valley Technical College.
The Wisconsin Technology Council is the independent, non-profit science and technology adviser to the governor and Legislature, with events, publications and outreach that build Wisconsin’s tech-based economy. To join, go to www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com or call 608-442-7557.