BrightStar funds three more companies

The BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, Inc., which uses a philanthropic approach to support job creation, selected three additional early-stage Wisconsin companies to share in a total investment of $285,000. From the Madison area, Fishidy, Inc. and WholeTrees, LLC will receive some financial support, together with The Good Jobs, Inc., a Milwaukee company. BrightStar is a 501(c)3-designated nonprofit foundation that was established to spur job growth and boost economic development through investment in fast-growing, early-stage companies throughout the state.