This article showcases our top picks for the best Wisconsin based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Wisconsin Venture Capital Companies
The Winnow Fund is a venture capital fund located in Madison, Wisconsin, with a focus on creating startups based on ideas developed at universities across the state. The Winnow Fund is a portfolio fund under the Badger Fund of Funds.
The Badger Fund is managed by Sun Mountain Kegonsa, LLC, a partnership between Kegonsa Capital Partners and Sun Mountain Capital.. .
OmniValley is an online social community for those looking to establish the right connections within entrepreneurial ecosystems. We’ve built the online platform as defined by our mission: to grow and cultivate a social community for entrepreneurial ecosystems enabling our members to create new and impactful strategic relationships across the globe.
Startup epicenters like Silicon Valley, Boston, and New York continue to thrive as the dominant areas to be in or to look at if interested in tapping into the startup and venture space. While OmniValley focuses on connecting both large and small markets, we strive to create a single, decentralized entrepreneurial world.
Our core belief is that talent and innovation can and do reside everywhere; there needs to be a better way to showcase and introduce all of it no matter where those connecting may be. OmniValley’s platform makes it both possible and simple to source, connect, and develop meaningful relationships with those members operating within entrepreneurial ecosystems across the globe.
Badger Fund of Funds
The Badger Fund of Funds (the “Fund”) is a Limited Partnership formed by the state of Wisconsin to invest in Wisconsin venture capital funds that will in turn invest in Wisconsin based new ventures. The state of Wisconsin has committed $25 million to the Fund with an additional minimum of $5 million to be raised from the private sector.
The Fund’s partnership agreement complies with ACT 41 which is the state of Wisconsin legislation that sets forth the terms for the state’s $25 million investment in the Fund.. .
Shaper Impact Capital
Shaper Impact Capital is an impact investor newsletter, a grassroots, and a decentralized network. It connects curated social impact investors, angels, and impact funds with curated social impact startups and social enterprises that are looking to further their impact, and for investors looking for an impact-driven market-competitive financial return.
The firm was founded by a team of experienced VCs who are also part of the Global Shaper Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, to create a young community of individuals around the world dedicated to having an impact.. .
BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation
BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on funding for-profit early-stage companies. It works with works with government, educational institutions, other charitable organizations, angel groups, and venture funds to identify, invest or co-invest in, mentor, and promote fast growing early-stage companies to create technology-based jobs in Wisconsin.
BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation was founded in 2013 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.. .
First National Bank & Trust Company
First National Bank & Trust Company is headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin and is a subsidiary of Centre 1 Bancorp, Inc. First National Bank & Trust started as a family-ran business over 130 years ago and serves the customers in Beloit along with the surrounding communities.
First National Bank & Trust provides financial solutions to both consumers and businesses at 16 locations throughout the Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois areas, managing $1.2 billion in assets.. .
BVA is an association that represents venture capital and private equity in Belgium. Its members are investment fund managers and professionals that deliver services to the community.
BVA was founded in 1986 and headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.. .
Wisconsin Technology Council
The Wisconsin Technology Council is the science and technology advisor to the Governor and the Legislature. Launched in 2001, the Tech Council was created by a bipartisan act of the governor and the Legislature.
It is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan board with members from tech companies, venture capital firms, all levels of education, research institutions, government and law.. .
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Timpani is a boutique investment manager focused on small- and smid-cap growth investing. Timpani Capital uses a consistent and proven investment philosophy and process that has been used since the inception of the firm.
Its experienced senior management and investment professionals work as a team to identify investment prospects and manage portfolios for institutions, consultants, and fund shareholders.. .
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