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BrightStar Announces a New Investment

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

MILWAUKEE, October 6, 2021 – BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it’s Investment Committee has approved a $150,000 investment in University of Wisconsin licensed spin off company, Immuto Scientific, Inc. The three year old Madison firm has developed a process that  enables pharmaceutical companies to analyze biomolecules with unprecedented speed, resolution, and accuracy. This funding round will allow the founders, led by co-inventor Dr.

BrightStar Announces Three New Investments

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

MILWAUKEE May 25, 2021--- BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce its investment committee has approved three Wisconsin early-stage companies for investment. Pyran, Inc. of Madison will receive $150,000 investment. Cert-N, LLC of Green Bay and COnovate, Inc. of Milwaukee, will each receive $50,000 investments coming from BrightStar with assistance from WEDC’s Capital Catalyst program.

BrightStar Announces Receipt of Capital Catalyst Grant

Thursday, May 7, 2020

MILWAUKEE, May 7, 2020 – BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, Inc is pleased to announce it has been awarded a Capital Catalyst Grant (CCG) from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). The goal of the CCG program is to increase the availability of capital to startups and emerging growth companies to support their growth and attract additional private investment. WEDC does this by providing matching grants to seed funds like BrightStar and other eligible entities dedicated to stimulating entrepreneurship.

BrightStar Announces Two New Investments “Give Me Liberty” Receives Acclaim and Awards

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

MILWAUKEE, March 4, 2020 – BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation Inc. today announced that it has invested in two more Wisconsin based companies: Stem Pharm, Inc. and AgriCycle Global, Inc. These investments bring to 54 the number of early-stage Wisconsin companies in which BrightStar has invested.