A tech celebrity’s upcoming visit, a new partnership for an energy consortium, and a liquid nutrition spinout company are among these recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—Steve Case, co-founder of the Internet pioneer America Online, will appear at Green Bay’s Lambeau Field for two days in mid-October as part of his “Rise of the Rest” bus tour, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reported. Case is currently chairman and CEO of Revolution, a venture capital firm based in Washington, D.C. Since 2014, the bus tour has reportedly traveled to more than two dozen cities, putting more than 6,000 miles on the odometer. Case and others at Revolution have made a priority of investing in startups based outside of California, Massachusetts, and New York, where three-fourths of VC investments land today. Read the full story here.