KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Nov. 9-10, 2022 - Monona Terrace in Madison

Bobby Franklin, president of the National Venture Capital AssociationWe’re pleased to announce the keynote speaker for the Nov. 9-10 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium will be Bobby Franklin, president of the National Venture Capital Association, which is based in Washington, D.C.

Because investors and others from across the Midwest and beyond want to hear about the latest trends in venture capital, Franklin will focus on the national picture and how that affects Wisconsin and the Midwest when he speaks the morning of Nov. 9.

He leads the group’s public policy efforts to promote entrepreneurism and investment. The NVCA also runs Venture Forward, which has tutored more than 1,500 aspiring and early career venture capitalists, including many from historically under-represented communities.