Category Archives: Corporate Engagement

Mark Hogan Highlights WEDC Partnership at GMC Event

Published by Milwaukee Independent on April 26, 2017 The Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC) held its membership meeting, with a focus on the Scale Up program and regional jobs creation, at the University Club on April 10. Leaders from local corporations and nonprofits attended the April event in support of the Greater Milwaukee Committee’s work and […]

How to Scale Your Venture with Sue Marks

The Meet the Masters series continues with Sue Marks, CEO of Cielo Talent, the world’s leading pure-play provider of technology-enabled Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions. Sue has a reputation for being an inspiring speaker and visionary. This Meet the Master’s event provides an intimate setting to learn from an experienced growth leader.  RSVP now.    Scale […]

A.O. Smith hosts 4th CEO Forum

Ajita Rajendra, CEO of A.O. Smith, hosted our most recent CEO Workshop this past Monday. This was our 4th in a series of facilitated conversations among CEOs who prize entrepreneurship and innovation as a core vehicle for global growth as well as an integral part of Milwaukee’s economic future. We have also used it as […]

Corporate Engagement Forum

Corporate Engagement Workshop – Using Entrepreneurship to Strengthen Corporate Global Competitiveness. One aspect of an entrepreneurship ecosystem is access to markets – in order for growth entrepreneurship to flourish, entrepreneurs need access to customers and marketing partners, particularly big ones.  Did you know that the Milwaukee region is home to dozens of publicly traded corporations? […]

CVF: Next Step Recommendations

On Tuesday, November 19th, UW-Milwaukee Urban Planning class presented their recommendations for follow up activities and programs based on the outcomes of the Corporate Venture Forum in October. Some of the ideas provided a more in depth analysis of the recommendations created by the Forum attendees, but there were also some new ideas presented as well. […]

Join Us: Corporate Venture Forum Next Steps

Growth Happens When We Scale Up Together. At the recent Corporate Venture Forum, attendees were asked to develop an idea on how Milwaukee can work to improve entrepreneurial and corporate partnering. Following the event, Professor of Urban Planning at UW-Milwaukee, Sammis White, presented his class with the challenge of analyzing the recommendations and determining what […]

Corporate Venture Forum

Just last Friday, over 150 entrepreneurs, corporations and other leaders of the entrepreneurship ecosystem came together for the Corporate Venture Forum hosted by American Express OPEN to have a first of its’ kind dialogue about best practices and opportunities for corporate venturing with local and national leaders. Scale Up Milwaukee leader, Dan Isenberg, set the […]