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Inside Wisconsin: Learning from others can help all types of entrepreneurs down the path

The challenges and opportunities facing entrepreneurs, who are increasingly a part of Wisconsin’s business landscape, are the focus of next week’s Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Middleton. They are also at the heart of a continuing series, “The Entrepreneurs’ Edge,” which began in Green Bay, Milwaukee and DeForest and which continues June 17 in Racine.

Inside Wisconsin: Venture capital is a roller-coaster, and Wisconsin is along for the ride

The good news: Venture capital dollars invested in
Wisconsin through the first three-quarters of 2014 is already double all
venture investments last year, and the number of deals is approaching an
all-time annual high for the state.

The sobering news: Wisconsin still lags 23 other states in
deals reported during the third quarter of 2014, and falls behind 25 states in
total dollars invested during those three months.