Organizers of Summerfest Tech have announced the particulars of the two-day event’s pitch competition, where companies can earn cash, tickets to Summerfest and Summerfest Tech, but probably more importantly, present their technologies to an audience of business executives and industry leaders.
The 5 Lakes Pitch Competition is open to startups within the Great Lakes region focused on innovation in health, smart transit, energy, water, agriculture, workplace efficiency and advanced manufacturing. Ten startups will pitch on the first day of Summerfest Tech on June 25 and four finalists will pitch on the second day, June 26.
Summerfest Tech was created to highlight Wisconsin’s tech industry.
“We’re excited about welcoming the region’s best up-and-coming startups to Summerfest Tech,” said Don Smiley, president and CEO of Milwaukee World Festival Inc. “We are very familiar with the concept of fostering emerging talent within the music industry and look forward to extending our support to the tech startup community.” Read the full story here.