From heart failure biomarkers to novel electric motors, and from learning games to training software for drone pilots, 28 companies have been selected to pitch to potential investors and others at the 2016 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium on Nov. 16 at Madison’s Monona Terrace Convention Center.
Another 22 companies were picked to present in the 90-second “Elevator Pitch Olympics,” which will be held on the second day of the Nov. 16-17 conference. Those young companies will be announced soon.
The Nov. 16 Tech Council Investor Network tracks will feature 28 companies making five-minute presentations during two sessions, morning and afternoon. Nearly 90 companies from across the Midwest applied to present at the annual conference or to meet with investors through the new “Investor Intros” track.
About half of the selected companies are engaged in health care, biotechnology or health IT; the remainder are focused on software, advanced manufacturing, agriculture, services and sustainability. Selected were:
3PrimeDx, Lincolnshire, Ill.; AG Gas, Hudson; Classmunity, Whitefish Bay; C-Motive, Madison; DCT, Springfield, Mo.; Ebullient, Madison; Field59, Madison; GlucanBio, Madison; HealthDecision, Madison; ImageMover MD, Middleton; Innoblative, Chicago, Ill.; Insulete, Madison; Intellivisit, Waukesha; Isomark, Madison; Learning Games Studios, Madison;Lincetra,Madison; LynxBio, Madison; Metria, Milwaukee; NewOz Big Data Analytics, Menomonee Falls; NRU-Nutrient Recovery and Upcycling, Madison; OneEvent Technologies, Mount Horeb;OnLume, Madison; Pilot Training System, Madison; Polco, Madison; Prospex Medical Partners, Stillwater, Minn.; Simply Incredible Foods, Port Edwards; Spaulding Medical, West Bend; and Thermatome, Chicago, Ill.