MKE Startup News delivers unique stories that goes deep into what makes local entrepreneurs successful.

All businesses are important to the Milwaukee economy. From large manufacturers to the corner store, each business plays a vital role in our city. Startups are typically, but not exclusively, technology-based, and create something innovative that is not yet offered in the market. This unique product or service is typically designed to be scaled beyond a single location or geographic region.

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Houstr allows guests to bring piece of vacation home

By Anna Lardinois, Startup Storyteller Nick Koenen knows the value of a good night’s sleep. The Racine-based mortgage lender is also an Airbnb SuperHost and was once the owner of a local mattress store. He noticed that he would often get feedback from his guests on the mattresses in his highly rated short- term rental […]

TGIF (Thank Goodness It’s Funded): This week in MKE startup success 

It’s Friday, finally! Time to catch up on some of the good things happening in our great city’s startup and entrepreneurship scene. Below is a list of click-worthy articles that will end your week with a smile. If you have some startup ecosystem good news to share, please send it to info@MKEStartup.News  Congratulations, Summerfest Tech Pitch finalists Wisconsin […]

Wisconsin Bike Fed Announces 2022 Ride Across Wisconsin

By Anna Lardinois, Startup Storyteller Biking is now an $8.2 billion dollar industry. The Travel Channel recently named upper Midwestern cities Chicago and Minneapolis top cycling destinations, alongside tech hotspots like Austin and Seattle. With its ever-increasing popularity, can Wisconsin attract top talent and new businesses by celebrating cycling? With 47.5 million Americans identifying themselves as […]

MKE Tech Coalition’s Award-Winning FUSE Summer Bootcamp is Back

The MKE Tech Coalition is once again offering a unique summer bootcamp experience designed in partnership with an Industry Advisory Board representing HealthTech, FinTech and Advanced Manufacturing companies.  FUSE teaches students the impact data and artificial intelligence have on industries across Southeastern Wisconsin as well as society, civic life, and the environment. Through the program, […]


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