As a member of the Wisconsin Technology Council, Marquette University sponsors the 21st Annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Conference. Themed “Celebrating the Crossroads of Wisconsin’s Innovation,” the event will take place Wednesdays and Thursdays from May 31 to June 1 at Milwaukee’s Italian Community Center (631 E. Chicago St.). .
Marquette alumnus and CEO of the International Business Innovation Association, Charles Ross, will deliver a keynote on global entrepreneurship and specific best practice examples for entrepreneurs and businesses in Wisconsin. The conference will also feature the final “Diligent Dozen” pitch for the Governor of Wisconsin’s business plan competition, as well as panel discussions to help companies launch, grow, and succeed.
Conference registration is available online The conference agenda, including detailed information on speakers and panels, is available at: Wisconsin Technology Council website.
The Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Conference is one of the Midwest’s premier how-to, hands-on events for entrepreneurs of all ages and experience levels. Attendees range from entrepreneurs developing ideas to start-up leaders who have already raised angel and venture capital.
Dr. Kalpa Vitarani, Executive Director of Technology Transfer, University Relations, is co-chair of the event and a member of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Technology Council.she said “WisBusiness.com: The Show”” talks about the importance of transforming academic research and innovation into products and services that benefit society. She has supported or mentored 13 market-related start-ups, including those who have attended previous conferences. Rapid Radicals Technology won 20th Annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest In 2022, market energy analysiswhich is expected to account for 28% of domestic natural gas demand this year, with Estrigenix Therapeutics 2021 Business Plan Contest 2nd Place.
The Wisconsin Technology Council is the science and technology advisor to the Governor and Congress. Founded in 2001, the Tech Council is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan board comprised of members from technology companies, venture capital firms, higher education institutions, research institutions, government and law. It performs her three primary functions of providing policy guidance to Wisconsin legislators, governors, state agencies, and other agencies. Play an important role in intrastate networking through innovation networks. It also catalyzes the economy through programs such as the Innovation Network, Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Conference, Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium, Wisconsin Tech Summit, monthly Innovation Network events, the Governor’s Business Plan Contest, and Investor Network.