Milwaukee Institute, Startup Wisconsin partner on regional entrepreneurship conference

5 Lakes Forum to be held in May

The one-day event will be held on Tuesday, May 14 at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., and aims to attract hundreds of attendees from the Great Lakes states.

This is not the only Midwestern entrepreneurship conference. The Great Lakes International Innovation Summit was held in Milwaukee in October, and was targeted to entrepreneurial service providers, such as incubators and accelerators. In April, the 8th Annual Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference will be held in Omaha.

But the hope is this new Milwaukee event can gather startups and investors together in a unique way.

“What we’re really trying to do is bring together the best entrepreneurs and the best technology people from around the region,” said Kathleen Gallagher, executive director of Milwaukee Institute, a nonprofit technology industry advocacy organization. “We really hope to help people make more connections and forge more collaboration.”...

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