Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

June 2018


Early-stage investing in Wisconsin has more players, but deal trends ebb and flow

It was a scene that summarized the evolution of Wisconsin’s early-stage investment community: Six portfolio managers from a statewide “fund of funds” gathered on the same platform to talk about how and where they plan to invest in some of the state’s youngest companies.

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Wisconsin’s congressional delegation should weigh in on trade, tariffs

Beyond a relative handful of protectionists and favored industries, it’s hard to find an economist, business leader, or other expert who believes President Trump is on target with his unilateral trade war.

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Solving real-world problems may distinguish Wisconsin, Midwest ’treps

A day after NovoMoto won the 15th anniversary edition of the Governor’s Business Plan Contest, a friend offered an anecdote about why he thinks the Madison-based company will be successful.

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Signs of ‘Rust Belt renaissance’ evident in Wisconsin, Upper Midwest

At the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference, most speakers and panelists will focus on the skills, connections, and tactics necessary for emerging companies. One discussion will drill into a larger question tied to the overall outlook: Is the Midwest a good place for young companies or not?

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.



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