MKE Tech Hub Coalition hits the ground running with free incubator FOR-M

Published Tuesday, October 22, 2019

FOR-M, a free incubator that's part of the recently activated MKE Tech Hub Coalition, is being used to strengthen Milwaukee's tech supply chain of talent, startup companies and idea generation.


New tool tracks Milwaukee's progress, or lack of it, toward a knowledge-based economy

Published Friday, October 11, 2019

The Wisconsin Policy Forum, a widely respected nonpartisan research organization, is going digital with its analysis of Milwaukee’s progress toward a knowledge-based economy.


The New York Times vacations in Wisconsin again, this time spending 36 hours in Milwaukee

Published Thursday, October 10, 2019

Welcome to this small town in big-city clothing, where bobbleheads, ice-cream cocktails and Frank Lloyd Wright are on your weekend itinerary.


WEDC launches new Wisconsin Supplier Network website

Published Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is launching a new website to help connect new and existing businesses in Wisconsin with the buyers, suppliers and service providers they need.


Metro Milwaukee Chamber, M7 launch partnership aimed at building skilled labor force

Published Friday, September 13, 2019

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and the Milwaukee 7 economic development group are launching a partnership aimed at helping companies in the region attract, retain and train workers for jobs that offer growth potentia


Strauss Brands to build HQ and processing facility at Century City

Published Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Franklin-based Strauss Brands LLC announced that it plans to build a new 175,000-square-foot headquarters and meat processing operation at the Century City business park on Milwaukee’s northwest side.


Wells Fargo donates $500,000 to WWBIC to support minority-owned small businesses

Published Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp. received a $500,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support the organization’s lending operations.


Foxconn goes vertical: Construction of fabrication plant walls starts

Published Monday, August 19, 2019

Vertical construction of Foxconn Technology Group’s Mount Pleasant advanced-manufacturing plant began on Monday, right on schedule — to the day.


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