Missy Hughes

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MADISON – The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights Missy Hughes, secretary and chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. She outlines state budget plans to invest in a venture capital fund and to assist small businesses statewide.

Also, Tom Still gives a primer on the state budget process and updates the 2021 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. He’ll also preview upcoming Tech Council webinars and conferences, including:

  • The March 17 Wisconsin Tech Summit, which will match emerging firms and major companies;
  • A March 24 webinar on the $100-million proposal to build a larger venture capital “fund of funds,” and;
  • An April 1 webinar featuring UW-Madison Chancellor Becky Blank and UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone, who will discuss the economic value of research and development in the state.

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