Welcome to WisBusiness: The Show,” a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues.

In the latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show, Brad Bodden of Wisconsin Investment Partners talks about WIP, its record of investments over time and how the angel network views the proposal for a state-levered $75 million Wisconsin fund of funds.

The Show also previews the following events:

  •  Lunch, April 25, “Local talent, global reputation: Video gaming is Madison topic”
    Video game enthusiasts often cite U.S. creation hubs such as Seattle, Orlando and Austin, but a city that pops up on chat screens these days is Madison. Learn more about Wisconsin gaming companies and what they’re producing by attending the Tuesday, April 25, Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon at Madison’s Sheraton Hotel.
  • Lunch, May 11, in Wauwatosa: ‘Introducing VC 414 to Wisconsin’s early stage community”
    Our panelists are the managing partners and co-founders of VC 414, Jennifer Abele and Raquel Filmanowicz. VC 414 is an early stage venture capital firm in Milwaukee that invests in high-growth potential startups. It was launched by women and other under-capitalized founders. Joining Abele and Filmanowicz at the UWM Innovation Accelerator, 1225 Discovery Parkway, will be State Rep. Dora Drake, D-Milwaukee, who will comment on capital needs in Wisconsin.
  •  May 3, in Osseo: “SWIFT Entrepreneurs to offer insights on business formation, growth”
    Join advisors assembled by the Tech Council for a free session to help entrepreneurs of all types learn more about the basics of launching, funding and growing a young business. This free event will be held at the Osseo-Fairchild Technical Education Center, 13396 14th St., Osseo. Registration and networking begin at 2:30 p.m., the program at 3 p.m. and a closing reception at 5:30 p.m.
  • May 31-June 1, in Milwaukee: “The Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference”
    Join us at the Italian Community Center for a two-day celebration of entrepreneurship in Wisconsin, including the final presentations in the 20th annual ‘Governor’s Business Plan Contest’ and the annual ‘Seize the Day’ award for entrepreneurial excellence.
    Watch our website for details: www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com

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