Beloit
 A river city once forged in heavy industrial manufacturing, Beloit is reinventing itself as an entrepreneurial hub for young professionals and high-growth startup companies. With a convenient location on the Wisconsin-Illinois border, beautiful renovations to a historic downtown, and multi-million dollar industrial redevelopments, the city is an attractive location with a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Wisconsin Startup Week will provide opportunities for engagement with the startup community and the chance to learn from a variety of local success stories, all of whom are contributing to the revitalization of this innovative community.

A river city once forged in heavy industrial manufacturing, Beloit is reinventing itself as an entrepreneurial hub for young professionals and high-growth startup companies. With a convenient location on the Wisconsin-Illinois border, beautiful renovations to a historic downtown, and multi-million dollar industrial redevelopments, the city is an attractive location with a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Wisconsin Startup Week will provide opportunities for engagement with the startup community and the chance to learn from a variety of local success stories, all of whom are contributing to the revitalization of this innovative community.

 

Community Organizers

  Erin Clausen   Community Manager, Hendricks Commercial Properties – Irontek

Erin Clausen

Community Manager, Hendricks Commercial Properties – Irontek

 
  Kelsey Rettke   Business Advocate, Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce; and Board Chair, Beloit Rising Professionals

Kelsey Rettke

Business Advocate, Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce; and Board Chair, Beloit Rising Professionals

  Mike Mathews   Program Manager, Rock County Entrepreneurial Business Development Program; and Operations Manager, Janesville Innovation Center

Mike Mathews

Program Manager, Rock County Entrepreneurial Business Development Program; and Operations Manager, Janesville Innovation Center

 
 

Sponsors

 

Statewide Sponsors