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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Spotted: Geno.Me Launch Party

Britt Gottschalk, the founder and CEO of Geno.Me, invited leaders in the biotech industry, investors, and data contributors to Saint Kate on September 28 to view the company’s newly released software. The product allows people to sell their health and wellness data to medical researchers in a safe transaction that benefits both parties and will […]

Free Music Land empowers musicians

By Anna Lardinois, Startup Storyteller Milwaukee native Ian McCullough is the creative entrepreneur behind Free Music Land, a peer-to-peer music licensing platform. The company was one of the eight Milwaukee-area startups to receive a $10,000 grant through the MKE Tech Hub Coalition‘s FOR-M incubator program in August. Known in the music world as Cullah, the […]

Exercise without effort? VibeTech makes it possible 

By Anna Lardinois, Startup Storyteller Did you know there is a NASA spin-out company just a stone’s throw away from Milwaukee? Sheboygan-based VibeTech, headed by engineer and founder Dr. Jeff Leismer, is using technology developed to help astronauts combat the physical effects of space travel to build muscle in immobile patients. Leismer became interested in […]

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, WI Manufacturers! Voting now open […]


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