We are passionate about startups at CLA. You provide such a critical role with respect to job creation, innovation, and economic growth within the United States and globally. We also recognize that starting a new business, while incredibly rewarding, can be an overwhelming endeavor, especially if this is your first time as a business owner. We are more than accountants and advisors, our CFOs and Controllers have worked within startups companies and have continued working with them here at CLA. In the early stages of your business, you have enough worry about with creating a viable product, finding talent, securing funding, and a host of other activities that will be essential for success. Come ask us your questions and we’ll guide you from there. CLA exists to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities.
Deloitte is one of the largest multinational professional services networks that provides audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and legal services with approximately 457,000 employees globally, and operates in over 150 countries. Deloitte knows that emerging growth companies have unique needs and issues at different stages of growth—and as it grows, our approach will change along with it. Our approach to client service focuses on the challenges of high growth companies, the road to the IPO, and a commitment to the entrepreneurial and venture capital communities.
A leading provider of cancer screening and diagnostic tests, Exact Sciences relentlessly pursues smarter solutions providing the clarity to take life-changing action, earlier. Building on the success of Cologuard and Oncotype DX, Exact Sciences is investing in its product pipeline to take on some of the deadliest cancers and improve patient care. Exact Sciences unites visionary collaborators to help advance the fight against cancer.
FAITH TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED (FTI)
Faith Technologies Incorporated (FTI) is a dynamic organization comprised of construction, engineering, manufacturing and renewable energy experts. We create success for our partners and team members through innovation and expertise, rethinking how energy is designed, applied and consumed and providing solutions that go beyond the ideas of today. With expertise across all our divisions – Faith Technologies®, EnTech Solutions™ and Excellerate® – we are one connected company, bringing our partners’ visions to life to ensure a sustainable future. For more information, visit faithtechinc.com.
Findorff’s breadth of knowledge has led us to become one of the Midwest’s most trusted builders. With offices in Madison, Milwaukee, and Wausau, Findorff serves the community by growing alongside the industries we work in, including science & technology, healthcare, education, corporate, residential, food & beverage and advanced manufacturing. To continue thriving as we have for the past 134 years, Findorff invests in our people and innovative construction technologies to deliver projects with reliability, certainty, and speed-to-market precision. Findorff is excited to meet with emerging businesses to explore collaborative opportunities and foster growth together. Connecting with innovative enterprises allows us to share insights, build valuable partnerships, and unlock our full potential collectively.
Fleet Farm has served hardworking Midwestern families since 1955 with a broad selection of dependable products to fit almost every need. We are a full-service life, work, home, farm, and outdoor recreation supplier. Fleet Farm has become the region’s most trusted name in retail, with 49 locations across Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Plus, fleetfarm.com brings customers Fleet Farm’s extensive product assortment and more. Fleet Farm is excited to build relationships with emerging businesses. We look forward to learning about the exciting innovations that can drive consumer traffic, purchasing trends, and data security.
FROEDTERT & THE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN
gener8tor is a nationally-ranked venture capital firm and accelerator that brings together startup founders, investors, corporations, job seekers, universities, musicians and artists. The gener8tor platform includes more than 75 programs spanning startup accelerators, corporate programming, speaker series, conferences, skills accelerators and fellowships. gener8tor believes that everyone deserves opportunities, regardless of race, place or gender. And that is what we consider our mission. gener8tor is industry agnostic, and typical investments range from pre-revenue to $30K in monthly revenue.
Google is a multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. It is the world’s largest search engine, as well as the most visited website in the world. It is hoping to collaborate with companies that are looking to take advantage of cloud scale and artificial intelligence.
At Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) we transform the environments where people live, work, learn and play. As the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, our mission is to reimagine the performance of buildings to serve people, places and the planet. With a history of more than 135 years of innovation, Johnson Controls delivers the blueprint of the future for industries such as healthcare, schools, data centers, airports, stadiums, manufacturing and beyond through its comprehensive digital offering OpenBlue. With a global team of 100,000 experts in more than 150 countries, Johnson Controls offers the world’s largest portfolio of building technology, software as well as service solutions with some of the most trusted names in the industry. For more information, visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.
J.P. MORGAN CHASE BANK
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank is a leader in financial services, offering solutions to clients in more than 100 countries with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available. We have been helping our clients to do business and manage their wealth for more than 200 years. Our business has been built upon our core principle of putting our clients’ interests first. We are a specialized Commercial Banking team working with Technology and Disruptive Commerce companies, focusing on early-to-late stage technology companies as well as Consumer Products companies with hyper growth and disrupting commerce. We would appreciate the opportunity to meet with companies needing a robust banking platform to support scalability.
OEM Fabricators, Inc. manufactures complex, high performance, custom components utilized in the transportation, construction, medical, infrastructure, mining, energy and agriculture industries. We provide turnkey solutions for growing companies looking for one-stop shop convenience. If your product requires engineering, fabrication, welding, machining, finish, or assembly put our team of 285 to work for you. A Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year winner, OEM Fabricators operates three facilities in Wisconsin and serves customers from coast to coast. We look forward to helping you succeed.
Oshkosh Corporation is an industrial technology company that designs, develops, and builds some of the world’s toughest and most durable specialty vehicles and equipment. However, our business is about much more. Our purpose is making a difference in people’s lives by building, serving, defending, and protecting communities around the world. We know that everyday heroes depend on us to help them do their work safely and efficiently. At Oshkosh, we are inspired to make that possible. We have an evolving tech strategy focused on electrification, autonomy & active safety, intelligent connected products, advanced analytics and digital manufacturing, which enables us to deliver innovative solutions across the industries we serve.
Promega Corporation, a key player in the life sciences sector, caters to a broad range of markets, including academia, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. Known for our advanced research reagents and instrumentation, we also specialize in genomics applications for forensic science and supply essential products to clinical diagnostic markets. Additionally, our technologies are employed in various applied fields such as food safety and environmental testing. Participating in the Tech Summit, our goal is to explore collaborative opportunities with companies that are interested in advancing technology commercialization or providing complementary services. Emphasizing our local connections, a significant portion of our suppliers are based in Wisconsin, highlighting our commitment to the state’s economic growth while maintaining our global industry presence.
Rockwell Automation is creating the future of industrial operations and bringing the Connected Enterprise to life through our differentiated offerings in autonomous operations, manufacturing lifecycle management, and an industry-focused ecosystem. Our core priority is using Intelligent Devices to leverage data and analytics to facilitate the convergence of IT and OT. We are seeking scalable, innovative technologies that will strengthen and broaden our portfolio. With Rockwell Automation’s global headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we are looking forward to learning more about your innovations and help you succeed here in our backyard.
Schreiber Foods strives to do good through food every day. Based in North America, we’re a customer-brand leader in cream cheese, natural cheese, process cheese, beverages and yogurt. Our more than 10,000 employees and presence on five continents enable us to be an essential ingredient in our customers’ success. With annual sales of more than $7 billion, we partner with the best retailers, restaurants, distributors and food manufacturers around the globe. Schreiber Digital Labs: Scaling your business or new technology can be tough and costly. Schreiber Digital Labs offers innovative software, digital solutions and technical expertise to help drive business results and bring you into the digital future. www.sdl.dev. Schreiber Ventures: Schreiber Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of Schreiber Foods. We provide venture capital and strategic partnership to support companies in all fields through start up, growth and expansion.
Formed in 2019 out of a partnership between the Green Bay Packers and Microsoft, TitletownTech is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs solving meaningful problems in industries core to Wisconsin and the Midwest. Located in Green Bay’s Titletown, TitletownTech’s unique ecosystem convenes engaged investors, in-residence partners, industry advisors, higher education, and a dedicated team to provide founders with support and guidance tailored to their needs. With investments across six verticals: sports, media, & entertainment; digital health; agriculture, water, & environment; manufacturing & construction; supply chain & logistics; and cross-industry technology, TitletownTech invests in the US, with a focus on the Midwest. For more information, please visit www.TitletownTech.com.