TAI Diagnostics, RPRD, Wellbe, & More: This Week’s WI Watchlist
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now, which will be located next to the Packers’ Lambeau Field. The goal of the Packers-Microsoft collaboration is to stimulate economic activity in northeastern Wisconsin, the two organizations said.
—Separately, AOL co-founder Steve Case and other leaders of his venture capital firm Revolution stopped at Lambeau Field on Tuesday as part of Revolution’s “Rise of the Rest” tour, which highlights emerging innovation hubs. Case and J.D. Vance, a partner at Revolution and the author of the bestselling 2016 book “Hillbilly Elegy,” discussed steps that communities across the U.S. can take to help grow and foster more tech startups.
—The tour stop also featured a pitch contest, which was won by Green Bay-based Lanehub. The startup is developing software allowing companies that ship their products by truck to communicate more efficiently with drivers and other shippers. Lanehub’s prize for winning the competition was a $100,000 investment from Case.
—Building Brave, a free mobile app launched by a Wisconsin nonprofit that helps young women connect with one another, is now available for iOS and Android devices, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The nonprofit is led by Mary Burke, a former gubernatorial candidate and executive at Waterloo-based Trek Bicycle. The app reportedly allows users to find information on activities in four areas: work, campus life, wellness, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education.