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, Investii Wisconsin Inno – Investii among startups landing $100,000 investment through gener8tor Madison program (

Welcome to town, STEAM and Dream Wisconsin Inno – STEAM & Dream launches national tour to teach kids science, entrepreneurship skills (

Congratulations, SBIR grant recipients SBIR grants helping several southeastern Wisconsin businesses commercialize their inventions (

A change of plans Milwaukee developer drops out of planned Astronautics conversion plan (


  • The Creative Destruction Lab Course offers mentoring, high-potential ventures and investment decisions exposure.
  • Applications are open for SPARC 7, an amazing opportunity for black, Hispanic and women owned companies. SPARC is a 10-week, cohort based, virtual training for businesses with revenues under $1 million. Click here to learn more about the program.
  • Doyenne is accepting applications from entrepreneurs for its 5x5x5 pitch competition. Click here to learn more and apply by June 17.

Milwaukee-centric Clicks

Get ready to celebrate What to know about Juneteenth Day, where to celebrate in Milwaukee (

You are going to need reservations This Milwaukee Restaurant Owner Is Considered the Best Chef in the Midwest (

Stock up on sunscreen Naked Bike Ride set for June 25 (

Grab your calendar Your Milwaukee Summer 2022 Festivals Guide (

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