Grasshoppers can't jump sideways or backwards; only forward

Grasshopper meetings help entrepreneurs and innovators move forward. Presenters with expertise in specific technologies, venture capital and other areas share best practices and spur thought-provoking discussion. Networking abounds.

Next meeting: Tuesday, October 24

Dave Linz, client services director at the UW-Extension's Center for Technology Commercialization, will discuss how companies can compete for federal grants. Dave will be joined by Brian Armstrong, president and co-founder of Wauwatosa-based Metria Innovation Inc., which has received more than $1 million of federal grants to further development of its 3D measurement technologies. 

There is no cost to attend. For more information, or to RSVP, please click here.

All meetings are held from 5pm to 7pm in Room 121 at the Technology Innovation Center, Milwaukee County Research Park, Wauwatosa.

Previous discussions:

Tuesday, September 26, 2017: Ken Johnson, partner in the Badger Fund of Funds and managing director of Kegonsa Capital Partners, talked about criteria used by professional venture and angel investors to make their investment decisions.

Thursday, August 17, 2017: Ben Stanley, gBETA Milwaukee; Sherry Zhang, Ph.D, MCW Researcher, gBETA graduate and founder of GenoPalate; Scott Johannes, Founder, Immersive Innovations LLC