New initiative to boost middle class in Dane County announces finalists

UW–Madison has chosen three finalists for a national competition seeking ideas to expand and strengthen the middle class in Dane County and beyond.

Last April, Schmidt Futures, a venture facility for public benefit founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt, awarded UW–Madison $1.5 million to produce innovative ideas over two rounds of competition for increasing the net income of 10,000 Dane County families by 10 percent. The project is known as DreamUp Wisconsin, and is part of Schmidt Futures’ Alliance for the American Dream...

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