Whether it be a faculty member with a patentable concept or an ambitious student with a unique idea, universities help lay the foundation for up-and-coming business owners, fostering their entrepreneurial mindset and building connections with the broader startup ecosystem.
Wisconsin’s startup companies are solving problems in new ways and, for many of them, their innovative horsepower stems from programming and mentorship found at academic research institutions and universities around the state.
BizTimes Milwaukee reached out to area accelerators, professors and venture capitalists to build a list of “10 startups to watch” with ties to Wisconsin’s academic institutions. The list is not exhaustive, but features a mix of both early-stage and flourishing startups to highlight the critical role universities play in Wisconsin’s burgeoning startup ecosystem.”
“Each year, Wisconsin Inno, a sister firm to the Milwaukee Business Journal, hits the pause button to look ahead at the companies poised to make headlines in the year to come.
On our annual Startups to Watch list, we outline a handful of Wisconsin startup companies that we feel could make big moves in the next year, whether that’s raising sizeable funding rounds, making acquisitions, accomplishing fast growth or simply continuing work on challenging problems. From Madison to Milwaukee and beyond, there are plenty of early-stage Wisconsin startups on the rise.”
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