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A business accelerator with Wisconsin roots has opened for startups developing products and services intended to address the challenges of climate change head-on.

The Great Lakes Resilience Accelerator launched out of Madison- and Milwaukee-based startup accelerator Gener8tor. Its focus is on carbon sequestration, hazard mitigation and resistance, and ecosystem services, specifically within the Great Lakes ecosystem.

The program will operate out of Chicago. Ryan Jeffery, senior managing director at Gener8tor, said he expects to have at least one full-time person to start along with two or three part-time employees and expects to hire additional staff as the program is built out.

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