BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation Inc. today announced that it has invested $250,000 in Wantable, Inc and $50,000 in SteamChain. Both companies are based in the Milwaukee area.

This brings the total number of companies that BrightStar has invested in since it started in February of 2014 to forty-four, and the total amount invested in those companies to over $6.5 million.

Wantable is a tech-based, online fitness and fashion retailer offering unique styling services and box subscriptions.  A recent Journal Sentinel article featuring the company, what it does, and the current capital raise can be found at:

Wantable was also named in the past month as one of the fastest growing companies in the Milwaukee area.  For more information or to become a subscriber, please visit

SteamChain is a software company that utilizes block chain as an underlying part of its technology that allows industrial machinery manufacturers to alter their business and pricing models based on the ongoing performance and usage of their product utilizing block chain technology. The company participated in the gener8tor cohort last fall.

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