The Badger Fund of Funds, seeded with a $25million commitment from the state, said Thursday it will launch its first venture capital fund in La Crosse.

The Idea Fund of La Crosse will be managed by Jonathon Horne, a LaCrosse native who previously worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan in New York. He was recommended by community leaders in La Crosse, said Ken Johnson, a Badger Fund partner. Read the full Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story here.