By Kathleen Gallagher

BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation Inc., a nonprofit that raises donations to make venture capital investments in state companies, said Wednesday that it has invested a total of $1 million in five state companies.

The foundation still has more than $2 million in cash on hand and will screen three additional companies at its next investment committee meeting on Jan. 20, said Todd Sobotka, portfolio manager.

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