5 LAKES Initiative

Milwaukee Institute, in partnership with Startup Milwaukee, is supporting the Great Lakes Region’s technological and entrepreneurial advancement through the 5 LAKES initiative. At the heart of this effort is 5 LAKES Forum, an annual technology and entrepreneurship conference that draws founders, funders and technologists to exchange ideas, connect and move our region forward.

Here’s some more information:

CNBC star Marcus Lemonis judged the inaugural 5 LAKES Pitch @ Summerfest Tech.

5 LAKES co-founders Matt Cordio and Kathleen Gallagher described the momentum that is building in the region in a Silicon Prairie News article.

5 LAKES Forum speakers discussed the region’s strengths and challenges, according to a BizTimes article.