WisBusiness: the Show with Jon Horne of Idea Fund of La Crosse

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MADISON, Wis. – The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show,” features Jonathon Horne, managing director of the Idea Fund of La Crosse, who describes how and why the Idea Fund was started and what comes next as a partner in the new Wisconsin Innovation Fund. The Show also reviews recent Tech Council events and previews others.

Upcoming events are:

·         July 11, Wauwatosa: Learn about Data Science Institute. What is the “special sauce” attracting major tech projects, investment and talent to southeast Wisconsin? In a word: Infrastructure. A prime example is the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute, launched in 2018 by Northwestern Mutual, Marquette University and the UW-Milwaukee. Learn more at a Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon; UW-Milwaukee Innovation Accelerator, 1225 Discovery Parkway, Wauwatosa. Register online at www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com

Recent events were:

  • Governor’s Business Plan ContestThe 2024 contest culminated at the conference with winners selected from the major categories of advanced manufacturing, business services, IT and life sciences. The grand prize winner was Craniosure, a Madison life sciences company looking to provide an early warning of a dangerous condition in infants. Major prize sponsor: WEDC. Learn more:  www.govsbizplancontest.com

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