WAUKESHA – Fifteen major companies will take part in about 160 “speed dating” meetings with nearly 50 emerging companies during the fourth annual Wisconsin Tech Summit, to be held March 27 at the GE Healthcare Institute in Waukesha.

General admission registrations are available now on the website – www.wistechsummit.com. Please visit for more information on the event.

Produced by the Wisconsin Technology Council and partners that include the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., the Tech Summit will provide an organized way for young companies and corporations with a national and global footprint to meet and explore likely business relationships around technology needs and innovation.

Those relationships might include research and development partnerships, direct investments, strategic partnerships as vendors or sales outlets, even merger and acquisition.

Participating major firms thus far include Aurora Health Care, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Dedicated Computing, Direct Supply, Exact Sciences, GE Healthcare, HP Enterprise Services, Johnson Controls, Marshfield Clinic Information Services, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Promega, Racine Metal-Fab, Rockwell Automation, TECHNIPLAS and UW-Madison Research Pathways. The emerging companies are now available for review with location, website and industry type at www.wistechsummit.com.

Other features of the event will include:

  • An event overview and opening discussion to help set the stage for emerging companies by allowing major companies an opportunity to talk generally about their goals, needs and emerging markets sponsored by Husch Blackwell;
  • An afternoon talk by Chris Rizik, CEO and fund manager for Renaissance Venture Capital Fund in Michigan;
  • A continental breakfast, networking lunch and onsite reception sponsored by Enbridge.

Sponsors thus far include Advanced Materials Industrial Consortium; American Family Insurance; American Transmission Co.; AT&T; Baird Capital; BloodCenter of Wisconsin; Dedicated Computing; Enbridge; Findorff; GE Healthcare; HP Enterprise Services; Husch Blackwell; Marshfield Clinic Information Services; River Valley Bank; UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations; UWM Research Foundation; von Briesen & Roper; Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.; and WTN Media.

2017 Wisconsin Tech Summit – emerging companies and early stage funds

  • 4490 Ventures
  • Bendyworks
  • BioBotic Systems
  • Bunker
  • Career Research Group
  • Carex Consulting Group
  • Caspian
  • Digsite
  • com
  • Ebullient
  • Energy Tech Innovations
  • Fast Forward Forensics
  • Field Viewers
  • Flow Enterprises
  • Fu2ra
  • Hardin Design & Development
  • i65
  • Ideawake
  • iGen Group
  • Illumyx
  • Imbed Biosciences
  • Intellivisit
  • Intertwined Innovations
  • Kiio
  • My Therapy Path
  • NCD Technologies
  • nestCARE
  • OneEvent Technology
  • Ordinal Science
  • Pharmacy of Tomorrow
  • PICO – MCW
  • Pilot Training System
  • Pixel Hangers
  • R3NEW, LLC
  • RPRD Diagnostics
  • Skearch, LLC
  • SmartUQ
  • SunPeak LLC
  • Symmetrix Software, Inc.
  • T3 Investments, LLC
  • TecDriven LLC
  • ThirdSpace
  • Torq Labs
  • Vibetech
  • Voxello
  • V-Soft Consulting
  • WoundZoom
  • Zaavya