New Wisconsin venture capital fund has the potential to be a watershed moment
New businesses account for nearly all net new job creation.

That simple fact, supported by research from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, cuts through all the political rhetoric about building a growing economy, the holy grail of every state or region. Unfortunately, the Milwaukee area has lagged in most measures of entrepreneurial activity in recent years, falling to 33 out of 40 in the most recent rankings from Kauffman, which conducts research and advocates for entrepreneurship.

That`s why Tuesday`s announcement that Foxconn is partnering with three of Milwaukee`s most prominent corporate citizens to create a venture capital fund has the potential to be a watershed moment for southeastern Wisconsin....

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