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 

Biz Journal names 10 WI startups to watch Startups to Watch (Wisconsin Inno)

Startups putting Brew City on the map Two Milwaukee companies are semifinalists for national ‘Startup of the Year’

Meet ‘Startup of the Year’ semifinalist, Rex Academy  Rex Academy: Strengthening the T in STEM (MKEStartup.News)

Downtown MKE welcomes more restaurants Downtown Milwaukee getting a ghost kitchen with up to 18 restaurants (

See whose getting funding in the Midwest this week Midwest Funding Report: Chicago’s Project 44 Closes $420M – (Mug.News)


The Northwestern Mutual Black Founder Accelerator is now accepting applications The Northwestern Mutual Black Founder Accelerator

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

Visit us and check out the new art Artists painting two murals in The Avenue’s skywalks in downtown Milwaukee – Milwaukee Business Journal (

MKE Film is offering free screenings for Black Lens series honoring Black History Month Black Lens

MKE’s coffee culture gets a national shout out Milwaukee is the best coffee city in the U.S., ranking finds (TMJ4)

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