Upcoming Startup and Tech Events in Wisconsin

Events are gathered from various sources and organizations supporting startups and tech in Wisconsin.

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Last Updated: July 16th, 2024

July

Madison's Geek Lunch hosted by MADdotNET
July 16th, 11:45 AM [Madison]

If you've never been to a Geek Lunch, it's an engaging conversation with your geekiest friends, where the topic bounces around depending on whatever anyone wants to contribute. All are welcome regardless of where you lie on any imaginary geek scale. Think "The Algonquin Round Table" with an emphasis on tech.

Lunch with a Founder: Featuring Robert Wynn, Founder of CLIMB
July 16th, 12 PM [Madison]

Robert Wynn’s career spans four decades of leadership, advocacy, and innovation in the arena of economic development and empowerment of underserved communities. Learn from other people's entrepreneurial journeys and get plugged into the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Wisconsin.

Annual Statewide Virtual Meeting 2024 - Women in Tech Wisconsin
July 16th, 12 PM [Virtual]

The agenda includes a review of the 2023-2024 season highlights, expressions of gratitude to sponsors, members, board members, and volunteers, board elections, and an exclusive preview of the upcoming season.

America’s Seed Fund 2024 Road Tour​
July 18th, 8 AM - 3 PM [Madison]

The event will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding.

Data-Driven WI Conference
July 24 - 25th, [Milwaukee]

An industry conference focused on all things machine learning and data science. Come learn about the latest trends like large language models (LLMs) and chatbots, MLOps, Industry 4.0 / Internet of Things, AI in medical imaging, and ethics / privacy / regulatory issues surrounding AI.

July Session – Autonomous Endpoint Management (AEM)
July 25th, 3 PM [Brookfield]

Hear about an emerging new market category – Autonomous Endpoint Management (AEM). With the ever-growing IT estate, resource constraints, and the increasing pace, frequency, and sophistication of cyber threats, the need for an autonomous platform that can automate common operational tasks and better identify threats and vulnerabilities becomes critical.

Swing into the Future: WI Tech Month 2024 Summer Happy Hour- Info Session
July 25th, 5:30 PM, [Milwaukee]

Announcing Their 2024 Theme: AI + Future of Work. Be the first to hear about our exciting theme for WI Tech Month 2024 and discover the innovative sessions, workshops, and events we are planning.

THAT Conference
July 29th - August 1st [Wisconsin Dells]

A four-day summer camp for developers passionate about learning all things mobile, web, cloud, and technology. Full of workshops, sessions, open spaces, family events, and networking, all nestled in the gorgeous Kalahari Resort and Waterpark. This family-friendly event is comprised of professional and family tracks, so there is something to learn and experience at all ages.

August

Madison+ Ruby Conference
August 1 - 2nd [Madison]

A premier event for Ruby enthusiasts, offering unparalleled opportunities for learning, networking, and professional development within a vibrant community.

MadJS Monthly Meetup: Roundtable Discussion
August 12th, 6:15 PM [Madison]

Continuing with our happy hour format for a while. Just a handful of JS developers talking about what they're working on and what new frameworks and tools catch their interest.

2024 Forward Fest
August 19 - 23rd [Madison]

Forward Fest is a 5-day festival in Madison, for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs with locally organized events to connect and inspire innovation featuring all aspects of entrepreneurship.

Madison's Geek Lunch hosted by MADdotNET
August 20th, 11:45 AM [Madison]

If you've never been to a Geek Lunch, it's an engaging conversation with your geekiest friends, where the topic bounces around depending on whatever anyone wants to contribute. All are welcome regardless of where you lie on any imaginary geek scale. Think "The Algonquin Round Table" with an emphasis on tech.

Pressure Chamber 2024
August 20th, 3 PM [Madison]

Pressure Chamber returns for its 11th year as emerging companies pitch for the coveted "golden suitcase" and a reserved spot in the Chamber's exclusive Greater Madison startup meetings with top Silicon Valley investment firms this fall.

devfest 2024
August 22nd, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM [Madison]

DevFest WI is a conference for any and all technologists. The conference theme is inclusivity: how do we create development teams and software products that are welcoming to everyone? DevFest WI 2024 is part of The Forward Festival, Wisconsin’s largest tech and entrepreneurship festival.

gener8tor Madison 2024 Showcase
August 22nd, 7 PM [Madison]

Pitches from 7-8 p.m. & Networking from 8-9 p.m. The 2024 Madison cohort startups include Cubby, Healthy Cow, Plumb Pharmaceuticals, TechComb, Technova, and Transfur.

Tribute To Tech Conference
August 23rd, 9:30 AM - 5 PM [Madison]

Git Gud Gaming Lounge invites you to an exciting celebration of Wisconsin's vibrant video game industry! This one-of-a-kind event brings together the creators behind your favorite games for a day packed with engaging activities and unforgettable experiences.

DevCon Midwest '24
August 23rd, 8 AM - 6 PM [Brookfield]

DevCon is a single-day conference that invites developers of all ranks from the Midwest to teach, learn, network, and grow alongside their peers.

September

MadJS Monthly Meetup: Roundtable Discussion
September 9th, 6:15 PM [Madison]

Continuing with our happy hour format for a while. Just a handful of JS developers talking about what they're working on and what new frameworks and tools catch their interest.

How to 'Series' with Godfrey & Kahn: Deal Process and Cap Table​​
September 10th, 4 PM [Milwaukee]

Join MFC and Godfrey & Kahn for an immersive How-To event where we'll provide a detailed outline of the deal process and Cap Table, equipping you with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate financing rounds with confidence.

Madison's Geek Lunch hosted by MADdotNET
September 17th, 11:45 AM [Madison]

If you've never been to a Geek Lunch, it's an engaging conversation with your geekiest friends, where the topic bounces around depending on whatever anyone wants to contribute. All are welcome regardless of where you lie on any imaginary geek scale. Think "The Algonquin Round Table" with an emphasis on tech.

October

FOUNDER/FEST XIV
October 9th, 6 PM [Milwaukee]

Hosted by Midwest Founders Community, an experience that brings Midwest area startup founders together to build a community of support and celebration. Founders come to network as well as to hear stories from those who have actually built, scaled, and lost businesses in an informal, party-like setting.

Madison's Geek Lunch hosted by MADdotNET
October 15th, 11:45 AM [Madison]

If you've never been to a Geek Lunch, it's an engaging conversation with your geekiest friends, where the topic bounces around depending on whatever anyone wants to contribute. All are welcome regardless of where you lie on any imaginary geek scale. Think "The Algonquin Round Table" with an emphasis on tech.

4th Annual Small Business Owners Conference & Awards
October 16-17th [Milwaukee]

The Small Business event of the year for solopreneurs and micro-businesses in downtown Milwaukee. Join hundreds of fellow small business owners for an unforgettable two-day event packed with inspiring talks, practical workshops, and unbeatable networking opportunities.

Get involved with Startup Wisconsin Week in 2024

After a successful Startup Wisconsin Week in November of 2023, we are now planning events and accepting sponsors for 2024.

If you wish to collaborate, host an event, or be a sponsor, please contact andrew@startupwi.org
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