Last week, from Tuesday through Sunday, Milwaukee’s startup silos were buzzing with activity.

Nearly 2,600 local entrepreneurs and people interested in one day starting their own businesses attended talks, workshops and networking events at various locations around the greater Milwaukee area, including the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way; the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Innovation Accelerator in Wauwatosa; and the Ward 4 co-working space in the Pritzlaff Building near downtown Milwaukee.

The series of events were part of the first-ever Milwaukee Startup Week, the largest startup-focused event series to be held in the city to connect entrepreneurs, investors and local business and government leaders, while at the same time educating them on what their peers are up to in the area. Read the full story here.