Q1 venture capital activity trends lower in Wisconsin  

Wisconsin companies completed 21 venture capital deals during the first quarter of this year, according to a new report from PitchBook Venture Monitor. The number of VC deals along with the amount raised — $108.3 million — are pacing behind recent years, when Badger State companies raised record totals of VC funding. In 2022, for example, Wisconsin firms completed 99 deals for a total of $549.6 million.