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 good startup ecosystem good news to share, please send it to info@MKEStartup.News 

CU launches angel network Concordia University Wisconsin sees angel investing network as new revenue source (Wisconsin Inno)

A tasty hometown collaboration Palermo Villa buys majority of Funky Fresh, will expand distribution of frozen spring rolls (Business Journal)

Welcome to MKE, Saputo! Construction is to begin this spring on a Franklin cheese processing facility that will provide up to 650 jobs after opening in 2023. (JSOnline)

See whose getting funding in the Midwest this week Midwest Funding Roundup Jan. 17 – Jan. 23rd – (Mug.News)

ICYMI- we’ve got a great new data tool Milwaukee area has 147 active VC-backed startups, revamped Abele-funded data tool shows (Wisconsin Inno)


Brew City Match is now accepting application Brew City Match

Bronze Valley Accelerator by gener8tor is now accepting applications Bronze Valley Accelerator

FOR-M by MKE Tech Hub is now accepting applications FOR-M

Let’s get MKE in the winner’s circle Nominations open for Wisconsin Inno Tech Madness 2022

Calling all eco-focused entrepreneurs- check out this opportunity Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge

Milwaukee-centric Clicks

More places to skate downtown Check out The Milwaukee Public Market’s New Ice Skating Rink (

Budget-friendly exploration Milwaukee Museum Day (VISIT Milwaukee)

Welcome Dr. Thompson! Sherman Phoenix Foundation selects first executive director (Milwaukee NNS)

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