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 

This week in Midwestern funding Midwest Funding Scoreboard – Mug.News

Congratulations, Stephanie Hoskins Lakeland University hires entrepreneur to lead Jake’s, A Lakeland Community (

Congratulations, Rapid Radicals Wisconsin Inno – Rapid Radicals Technology wins 2022 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest (

The Holiday Fund makes more dreams come true Four more local, Black-led organizations awarded grants by Jrue and Lauren Holiday (

SHINE is transforming Janesville Wisconsin Inno – SHINE Technologies to ramp up production of medical isotopes in 2023, CEO says (


The Creative Destruction Lab Course offers mentoring, high-potential ventures and investment decisions exposure.

VCMKE The mission of VCMKE is to create opportunities for underrepresented entrepreneurial founders to connect with interested VC supporters in order to improve funding of founders of color. Founders and VC’s with history and interest in investing in founders of color can find more information here. Founders can apply by May 21.

Milwaukee-centric Clicks

Beer District idea gains traction Brewers executive says ballpark development idea is worth studying (

Lace up your running shoes Your Summer 2022 Runs and Races Guide (

An icon gets a makeover Eyes on Milwaukee: Father-Daughter Duo Restoring Milwaukee’s ‘Boat House’ » Urban Milwaukee

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