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Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)

Investor type Government Office
Founders Scott Walker


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Total investments 30
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 2.73
Lead investments 8
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Key employees Soon
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Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical
  • Hospital
  • Medical Device

In 2011 was created Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Madison. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The current fund was established by Scott Walker.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), startups are often financed by gener8tor, Wakestream Ventures, Start Garden. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Madison Development Corporation, Golden Angels Investors. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, Serra Ventures, Angels on the Water.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The important activity for fund was in 2016. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 35 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Medical Device, Energy. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Codaworx, Whole Trees, Scanalytics

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CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$74K07 Jul 2022 Montgomery, Alabama, United States

Cultured Decadence

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09 Apr 2021 Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Imbed Biosciences

Health Care
$100K29 Sep 2020 Wisconsin, United States

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

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$1M15 Aug 2019 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

American Provenance

$100K01 Jan 2019 Wisconsin, United States

Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SWWRPC)

$155K09 Nov 2018 Wisconsin, United States

Sharing Economy
$755K18 Oct 2018 Madison, Wisconsin, United States

American Provenance

$500K01 Jun 2018 Wisconsin, United States

Environmental Engineering
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$35K21 Jul 2017 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States


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