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Thursday, November 12 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wisconsin Startup Coalition: Advocating for Wisconsin's Startup Founders

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Join leaders from around Wisconsin to discuss how startup founders, investors, and other stakeholders can better advocate for change with state and local policy-makers to create a more startup-friendly ecosystem, leading to more first fundings, more jobs, and a more robust and diverse innovation environment in the state. Register Here!

Key topics of discussion:
  • Incentivizing more early stage investment
  • Proactively growing tech workforce 
  • Improving Tech Transfer out of Wisconsin universities
  • Investing in K-16 entrepreneurship programming in underrepresented populations 


Wisconsin leaders joining this important discussion include: 
  • Chris Abele - Managing Director, CSA Partners
  • Matt Cordio - Founder & President, Skills Pipeline & Startup Wisconsin
  • Amanda DoAmaral - Founder & CEO, Fiveable
  • Jonathon Horne - Managing Director, Ideafund of LaCrosse 
  • Peter Welch - COO, The Welch Group
  • Lydia Zeller - President & CEO, Kiio

Register Here!

Speakers
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Chris Abele

Managing Director, CSA Partners / Former Milwaukee County Executive
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Matt Cordio

Growth Partner / Founder, Skills Pipeline
Matthew J. Cordio serves as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and executives at both startups and established technology companies on strategy, talent, financing and growth. He is the founder of Skills Pipeline, Startup Milwaukee and Startup Wisconsin. 
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Amanda DoAmaral

Founder & CEO, Fiveable


Thursday November 12, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm CST
Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI, USA