About 75 people crowded into Hoffman York’s headquarters in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward this morning to hear about local financial technology startup companies.

The event, which attracted both entrepreneurs and investors, was hosted by Startup Milwaukee as part of its Emerge series.

“We think that Milwaukee has an opportunity to be an epicenter in FinTech,” said Matthew Yerkes, financial advisor at RBC Wealth Management, one of Emerge’s organizers.

Among the speakers was Craig Schedler, venture partner at Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, which seeks to invest in companies like the startups who made their pitches at the event. Read the full story here.