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

From industrial materials and processes to medical devices and digital health solutions, and from time-saving software to renewable agricultural products, 24 companies are presenting at today’s Tech Council Innovation Networks tracks at the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. They hail from across Wisconsin and the Midwest and were selected from a larger pool of applicants by the conference steering committee, which included investors, entrepreneurs, service professionals and others familiar with Wisconsin’s tech-based economy. Here is a summary of each company.

1 Day Works – This Madison-based company developed an innovative 1 Day® Website concept to solve one problem: good websites take too long to launch. 1 Day® Works is an online ecosystem of training, technology and talent.

Advanced Ionics – This Milwaukee-based company is developing breakthrough electrolyzers specifically for industrial hydrogen use in sectors including ammonia, petrochemicals, methanol, steel, nuclear and renewable fuels.

AdvantiGen Biosciences – An Oregon-based company that has developed more than 100 candidate molecules to our current therapeutic target. Our technologies simplify therapeutic development and shorten development time frames.

Altruize – This Beloit-based company has developed an app to allow individuals to track, verify and maintain a lifelong journey of community service data for their own traveling volunteer portfolio.

Backhouse Brands – This Mankato, Minn.-based company developed a marketplace for creating and managing multiple delivery-only restaurant brands within existing commercial kitchens.

Clandestine Materials Detection – Based in Madison, this company has developed and patented a technology that can detect the explosives in land mines and IEDs using a neutron generator drone.

CyberNINES – This Madison-based firm specializes in helping US Department of Defense (DoD) contractors become compliant and attest to federal cybersecurity regulation requirements.

Estrigenix Therapeutics – A Wauwatosa-based company that developed an orally available drug lead that will support women through the menopause transition by alleviating their everyday symptoms, while also preventing long-term memory decline.

Evia Bio – This Minneapolis, Minn.-based company has developed cryopreservation solutions for the manufacture, storage and transportation of cell and gene therapies.

Fleet Cycles – This Monona-based company has developed an industrial-grade electric cargo bike, analytics platform, and maintenance service that is purpose built for commercial utility.

GoDx – Based in Madison, this company has developed a low-cost, rapid diagnostics to know which pathogens are causing their infections so that they can be isolated and/or treated with the right drugs and feel better faster.

HeyGov – This Sturgeon Bay company is a fintech startup in the government space building the world’s most advanced payment platform for local government.

IVO Systems – Based in Madison, this company has created a web-based mobile friendly software for construction equipment and operations management. Our software creates a single source of truth for all company users to reference from the office or field.

Nested Knowledge – Based in St. Paul, Minn., this company has developed a clinical evidence management software for pharma and device companies and their vendors that gathers data and provides an interactive environment to visualize that data.

Otologic Technologies – Madison-based early-stage health tech company developing an artificial intelligence clinical decision support platform to ear disease diagnosis.

Pivotal Health – This Madison-based company is transforming urgent care and primary care with its scalable, technology-enabled platform for clinician house calls.

Pound Social – Based in Appleton, this company has developed the most powerful hashtag generator app, released in early 2020.

Rapid Radicals Technology – This Milwaukee-based company developed a patented, decentralized, high-rate wastewater treatment system that is 22 times faster and 25-65% less expensive than existing solutions.

Realta Fusion – This Madison-based company is developing the lowest capital and least complex path to commercially competitive fusion energy.

RedFox AI – This Madison-based firm has created an innovative conversational AI-powered digital assistant that helps patients using at-home medical tests and devices while helping providers reduce friction and cut costs across the patient journey.

SDM Analytics – This Madison-based company developed a platform that enables non-profit associations, professional healthcare societies, consultants, and industry partners to build and crowd-validate shared decision-making tools and distributes them.

Tip a ScRxipt – This Milwaukee-based company developed a payment and controlled debit card issuing SaaS platform that efficiently deploys payment assistance programs to cover out-of-pocket prescription medication, medical and other wellness expenses only at approved locations.

Transportant – Based in Lenexa, Kans. this company provides a suite of products that include live video cameras that allow the schools to interact with the bus as well as GPS tracking, turn-by-turn directions and student ridership.

Yam Education – This Madison-based company is a course content platform that provides community colleges, non-profit organizations and companies the ability to create custom learning portals for corporate training, diplomas, certificates and an associate degree track in a new market: Africa.

Confirmed investor groups attending the 2022 Early Stage Symposium:

4490 Ventures
Bascom Ventures
Baird Capital
BrightStar Wisconsin
Capital Midwest
Chippewa Valley Angel Investors Network
Golden Angels Investors
Great North Ventures
HealthX Ventures
Idea Fund of La Crosse
Inventure Capital
Lancaster Investments
Laerdal Million Lives Fund
M25 Group
Madison Development Corp.
Midpoint Ventures
Morpheus Advisors
Rock River Capital
Sandalphon Capital
Sixty8 Capital
Stateline Angels
Tundra Angels
Venture Investors
WARF Ventures
Winnow Fund
Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.
WISC Partners
Wisconsin Investment Partners
Yahara Ventures
Ziegler Link-Age Funds

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