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MONDAY
Madison at 7:00 AM

OPEN HOUSE @ Progress Center for Black Women

November 5 - 10
Monday - Friday 7am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 3pm
Check out the space, learn about the goals, memberships, partnering with the Progress Center and more!

Light refreshments available.

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Milwaukee at 1:00 PM

People Strategy - setting and growing thriving culture

Thrive is thrilled to be a part of Startup Milwaukee Week in - November 5-11, 2018.Join us for a conversation about establishing and living a corporate culture that supports personal responsibility, confidence, collaboration, self-awareness and success. You hired great people. Now make sure that your organization brings out the best in them.Let's talk about the importance of understanding your organization's unique culture, how to build personal and company values that promote engagement and growth, and how to establish people practices that drive innovation, motivation, and learning. Building your culture and people strategy as you build your startup is important to scalability, navigating uncertainty, and establishing effective relationships.The event will be interactive and conversational. Each attendee will create for themselves a personal and business platform for culture and gain insights and tools for upgrading their people interactions. We'll address common cultural concerns and identify usable strategies to increase self-awareness, confidence and communication skills.Whether you lead yourself, a team, or an entire company, this workshop is for you.Thrive, a human development company, is located in the Technology Innovation Center in Research Park. We help businesses establish and live unique corporate cultures that drive individual motivation, engagement, and growth-minded leadership. Using research-based human development principles, Thrive's powerful Conversational Methodology (tm) strategically builds success through high level individual contribution and solution-based collaboration. Learn more at www.thrivehdc.com.Milwaukee Startup Week brings entrepreneurs, investors, local leaders, major companies together to build momentum and celebrate entrepreneurship in Southeast Wisconsin. Hosted November 5 - 11th, 2018 the 3rd annual Milwaukee Startup Week is part of the Wisconsin Startup Week initiative. To learn more about Milwaukee Startup Week visit, StartupWI.org

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WEDNESDAY
Appleton at 11:30 AM

Empanadas & Entrepreneurship

Join the Fox Valley Technical College Global Education & Services and Venture Center at the FVTC Main Campus in Appleton, Commons Area. Enjoy an empanada while you learn about the opportunity to participate in an Innovation Accelerator Program that includes a 10-day trip to Buenos Aries, Argentina. Travel scheduled for Spring 2019!

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Appleton at 1:30 PM

People of Color – Owned Businesses: An economic imperative for all

Join us to learn about:

  • the high rate of minority business start up and growth,
  • the need for more local data (because no one is counting or reporting this currently),
  • the need for culturally appropriate economic development services
  • steps that business development professionals can take to become better allies to aspiring and current minority owners.
Hosting Organization: Fox Valley Tech Venture CenterPresenter Names:* Tracey Robertson, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Fit Oshkosh* Diana Hammer, Community Development Educator, UW-ExtensionThis event is part of Startup Appleton Week.Startup Appleton Week takes place on November 5 - 11, 2018, and is designed to connect, educate, and celebrate entrepreneurship in the Fox Cities Region. The week's programming showcases the community's emerging companies while highlighting the resources and organizations available to foster support for entrepreneurs and small business owners on their journey. Startup Appleton Week is supported by Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center, Change Management Communications Center LLC, and Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation – Northeast WI, and is a part of the Startup Wisconsin initiative. To browse all the events and programming occurring during Startup Appleton Week visit: http://startupwi.org/appleton.

Startup Wisconsin is committed to advancing and developing Wisconsin's tech and startup ecosystems through unique programming, collaborative partnerships, and networking. Driven by entrepreneurs and leaders throughout Wisconsin who are passionate about making a difference, and creating a positive and lasting impact that will advance the state's economy forward. Startup Wisconsin Week is supported by Advocate Aurora Health, Concordia University Wisconsin, Husch Blackwell, Northwestern Mutual, Accelity Marketing, Headway, Wisconsin Inno and Newsradio 620 WTMJ.

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Milwaukee at 5:00 PM

Speednetworking - Building Relationships, One Round at a Time

Building Relationships, One Round at a TimeSpeednetworking may sound a lot like “speed dating,” but it works very differently. We provide an opportunity to meet accomplished professionals just like yourself face-to-face in a small-group environment. The rotation approach and networking structure allow for you to maximize your connections and build relationships.Whether you are an entrepreneur or small-business owner or work in corporate America, our events offer the perfect occasion to expand your contacts. We feel building your business relationships should be a comfortable and relaxed venture.

How It WorksYour hosts, Jennifer Buchholz and Sara Reed, will lead the event. Instructions will be provided at the beginning of each round to mix up the group and provide initial conversation starters. Each round will run approximately 10 minutes. After the structured networking, you’re free to stay and mingle.What is NetworkMKE?NetworkMKE is the events arm of the Milwaukee Networking Hub. Our goal is to bring together professionals around Milwaukee to expand their business and social circle.

What kinds of people can I expect to meet?Accomplished individuals just like yourself! Our attendees cover a wide range of professions.Is this a dating or singles event?It is not! This event is strictly business, intended for professionals to expand their contacts.

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Milwaukee at 6:00 PM

The Milky Way - Changing the Culture of STEM

Jet Constellations aims to promote diversity in tech through its Milky Way initiative! This panel provides an opportunity for panel members to have a robust dialogue about the successes, opportunities, and challenges of diversity & inclusion in Tech. Discussions will include the many dimensions of diversity, opportunities to change the culture of stem to drive inclusion, and impact of D&I strategies.

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THURSDAY

9

FRIDAY
Madison at 7:30 AM

Celebrating Women in STEM

Celebrating Women in STEM: A panel discussing the journey of 4 accomplished women in STEM
Friday, November 9, 7:30 am

Radisson Hotel, 517 Grand Canyon Dr, Madison, WI 53719

Women continue to be underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Join us for our very first Women in STEM event during which we will highlight 4 women who have defied the odds and built highly successful careers with degrees in STEM disciplines. Register today to secure your seat!

Our 2018 STEM panelists include:

  • Belinda Baron – Senior Director, Clinical Laboratory Operations, Exact Sciences
  • Laura Blood Velotta – MEP Project Manager at J.H. Findorff & Son Inc.
  • Madhavi Krishnan – Senior Software Developer, CenterX
  • Abby Ngampongsai –  Senior Director, Instrument Services & Tech Support, Exact Sciences

https://www.unitedwaydanecounty.org/get-involved/leadership-giving/womenunited/women-in-stem/ 

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Milwaukee at 9:00 AM

Tour UWM's Immersive Media Lab

Tour UWM's Immersive Media Lab-- Disrupting and Enriching Augmented realities in the spheres of science, culture, and technology through the lens of creativity. Our goal is to engage the Milwaukee community, innovators and disruptors around Augmented Reality. Our mission is to serve as the Community's Leaders in the Sustainable uses of technology. 

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Milwaukee at 9:30 AM

UWM Social Good Morning with Dr. Moe Mukiibi

UWM Social Good mornings is LEC speaker series, that focuses on Social Innovation, hosted by our very own Entrepreneur-in-Residence of Social Innovation, Mark Fairbanks.caffeination :☕: innovation : inspiration :✨:
Join us at Social Good Morning for "Journey" with Dr. Moe Mukiibi during Start Up Week.Dr. Mukiibi will weave together his childhood story of pre-dawn treks to collect water in his native Uganda, his passion to make fresh water a reality for everyone on the planet, and his relocation to Milwaukee and entrepreneurial endeavor in creating the Water POD technology at Stonehouse Water Technology in the Global Water Center.Dr. Mukiibi is an internationally known, published water expert and a passionate technology innovator who is recognized by American Water Association (AWA), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Water Association (IWA).

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Milwaukee at 1:00 PM

Capitalizing on Cultural Moments (Without Dissing Your Demographic)

Join Kennita Hickman and Ebony Ssali in a "TED"-style presentation on how to win buy-in from your customers during crucial social moments (i.e, Oreo's legendary Super Bowl presence) while steering clear of potentially damaging controversy. With your brand as the focus, learn how to create better branding while being socially conscious. Presentation followed by Q&A.
About the PresentersKennita Hickman is a cultural and music writer, entrepreneur and health enthusiast. She is chief culture curator at Catera LLC (formerly KIS Communications LLC), a full service culture development and management for independent musicians.Ebony Ssali is the Brand Strategist & Creative Director of Ssali Media Group. Ssali Media is changing the brandscape of businesses and communities with a focus on the healthcare,education and technology industries.
About the HostWWBIC is a leading innovative statewide economic development corporation that has been “Putting Dreams to Work” since 1987. WWBIC focuses on individuals who face barriers in accessing traditional financing or resources. We open the doors of opportunity by providing the access to necessary resources and tools such as quality financial and business education, and responsible financial products.

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Milwaukee at 5:30 PM

88Nine Labs | Moving the needle: How new technology is changing the music...

88Nine Labs is proud to host on how technology is changing the music industry, called “Moving the Needle”. This official Startup Milwaukee event, will feature presentations and a panel featuring leaders behind the new Capitol Records Innovation Center and Gener8tor's new Music Tech Accelerator. Hear how about their work in the music technology space and what it could mean for the future of the industry, musicians, and fans. The event is sponsored by Northwestern Mutual.
"Moving the Needle" will be the pre-event for the 88Nine x Capitol Records Hackathon which takes place Nov. 10 - 11.

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Milwaukee at 6:00 PM

The Creative Economy Happy Hour

All are welcome to Gallery 218 for the reception for Start Up MKE, celebrating Milwaukee's Creative Economy.Live jazz by Keith Watling, food, Cash bar. Meet our artists and network with other artists and guests. Gallery 218 Artists exhibiting photography, painting, printmaking, sculpture: Judith Hooks, Bernie Newman, Joanne O'Hare, Marthy Coaty, Scott Onsager, Lew Cadkin, Carol Liesenfelder, and Kim Lyon. Located in the Marshall Building, Historic Third Ward.Free. gallery218.com 414-643-1732

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SATURDAY
Milwaukee at 10:00 AM

88Nine x Capitol Records Hackathon

88Nine Radio Milwaukee has joined forces with the Capitol360 Innovation Center for 88Nine Labs: Music Hackathon presented by Northwestern Mutual and powered by the Capitol360 Innovation Center. This Hackathon will take place the last weekend of Startup Week Milwaukee and will be held at the brand new Cream City Labs inside Northwestern Mutual in downtown Milwaukee.
We invite developers, designers, and musicians to generate ideas for music discovery, music distribution, connecting fans with their favorite artists, how radio stations like 88Nine can help fans learn more about the music they love and discover new music.
Sandbox License: Developers will have pre-cleared access to 14k UMG audio streaming tracks. Artists included in this catalog include old and new, and cross-genre:
Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Diana Ross, Neil Diamond, Imagine Dragons, Halsey, Rihanna, Maroon 5, Hans Zimmer, Andrea Bocelli, John Williams
Look at what was created at the Capitol360 Hackathon that took place this past June.
Register here on eventbrite and on DevPost too - https://capitolmke.devpost.com/
Check out the music industry 101 guide here.
Oh, by the way, there are prizes for the winning teams!!
- One winning team will receive a $1000 cash prize from Northwestern Mutual. $1000 will be split between team members.
- One winning team (up to five) will receive 11-day Summerfest Power Passes to the winning group.Each pass grants the bearer to one (1) admission per day to the festival grounds during operating hours, and is not valid for admission to the American Family Insurance Amphitheater shows.
- Two winning teams will receive a final round interview to participate in gener8tor’s 12-week Accelerator program with up to $90k in financing
- Two teams will recieve 1-year Cloudinary Plus plan for their most creative and best implementation hacks that use Cloudinary API' (https://cloudinary.com/)
What is a Hackathon?
A hackathon is a building sprint where teams of students and community members build new products or hack at an existing problem in 24-hours. The event engages design, development, and marketing talent, hears their ideas, prioritizes solutions, and prototypes/experiments to discover if the solutions work. Participants pitch final projects at the end of 24-hours to a panel of industry professionals.
Who should participate?
This event is open to students, engineers, developers, designers, musicians and anyone with experience or interest in music tech and the music industry are invited to attend.
Event Flow:November 1010:00 AM - 11:00AM - Coffee, light breakfast, presentations, introductions and team formations
11:00 AM - 1:00PM - Hacking begins
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Working Lunch
2:00 PM - 6:00PM - Hacking continues
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Working Dinner
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Wrap for the day*
November 119:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Coffee, light breakfast
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Hacking
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Working Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Finish Hacking
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM - Prepare pitches
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Pitching and judging
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Award prizes
About Capitol360Capitol360 is a collaborative workspace and slate of events designed to bring together preeminent thinkers from the music industry, technology eco-system, and student community to help collectively drive the future of innovation in music. Our goal is to unlock the value of a unified music industry by providing a testing ground for new ideas and technology, fostering the next generation of thought leaders in music, and bridging the gap between artists and content creators within the tech community.

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SUNDAY
Milwaukee at 10:00 AM

88Nine x Capitol Records Hackathon

88Nine Radio Milwaukee has joined forces with the Capitol360 Innovation Center for 88Nine Labs: Music Hackathon presented by Northwestern Mutual and powered by the Capitol360 Innovation Center. This Hackathon will take place the last weekend of Startup Week Milwaukee and will be held at the brand new Cream City Labs inside Northwestern Mutual in downtown Milwaukee.
We invite developers, designers, and musicians to generate ideas for music discovery, music distribution, connecting fans with their favorite artists, how radio stations like 88Nine can help fans learn more about the music they love and discover new music.
Sandbox License: Developers will have pre-cleared access to 14k UMG audio streaming tracks. Artists included in this catalog include old and new, and cross-genre:
Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Diana Ross, Neil Diamond, Imagine Dragons, Halsey, Rihanna, Maroon 5, Hans Zimmer, Andrea Bocelli, John Williams
Look at what was created at the Capitol360 Hackathon that took place this past June.
Register here on eventbrite and on DevPost too - https://capitolmke.devpost.com/
Check out the music industry 101 guide here.
Oh, by the way, there are prizes for the winning teams!!
- One winning team will receive a $1000 cash prize from Northwestern Mutual. $1000 will be split between team members.
- One winning team (up to five) will receive 11-day Summerfest Power Passes to the winning group.Each pass grants the bearer to one (1) admission per day to the festival grounds during operating hours, and is not valid for admission to the American Family Insurance Amphitheater shows.
- Two winning teams will receive a final round interview to participate in gener8tor’s 12-week Accelerator program with up to $90k in financing
- Two teams will recieve 1-year Cloudinary Plus plan for their most creative and best implementation hacks that use Cloudinary API' (https://cloudinary.com/)
What is a Hackathon?
A hackathon is a building sprint where teams of students and community members build new products or hack at an existing problem in 24-hours. The event engages design, development, and marketing talent, hears their ideas, prioritizes solutions, and prototypes/experiments to discover if the solutions work. Participants pitch final projects at the end of 24-hours to a panel of industry professionals.
Who should participate?
This event is open to students, engineers, developers, designers, musicians and anyone with experience or interest in music tech and the music industry are invited to attend.
Event Flow:November 1010:00 AM - 11:00AM - Coffee, light breakfast, presentations, introductions and team formations
11:00 AM - 1:00PM - Hacking begins
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Working Lunch
2:00 PM - 6:00PM - Hacking continues
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Working Dinner
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Wrap for the day*
November 119:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Coffee, light breakfast
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Hacking
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Working Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Finish Hacking
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM - Prepare pitches
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Pitching and judging
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Award prizes
About Capitol360Capitol360 is a collaborative workspace and slate of events designed to bring together preeminent thinkers from the music industry, technology eco-system, and student community to help collectively drive the future of innovation in music. Our goal is to unlock the value of a unified music industry by providing a testing ground for new ideas and technology, fostering the next generation of thought leaders in music, and bridging the gap between artists and content creators within the tech community.

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