One of the most anticipated events during the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium is the Elevator Pitch Olympics.

Fifteen companies from the region presented 90 second pitches to the audience and a panel of five investor judges. The judges for the event were: Greg Barnes of Hyde Park Venture Partners, Mary Hannes of Milwaukee’s Golden Angels InvestorsNassir Criss of Sixty8 CapitalDavid Kerr of Allos Ventures, and Mike Thorson of Wisconsin Investment Partners.

Of the companies pitching only Morel Energy, a company with plans to replace portables generators on construction sites, was from the Milwaukee 7 Region.

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