4490 Ventures to be featured Aug. 14 at WIN-Milwaukee

Special to The Freeman

July 30, 2014

MILWAUKEE Greg Robinson, manager of the new $30 million 4490 Ventures fund, will discuss his Silicon Valley background and the opportunities he sees in Wisconsin companies during the Aug. 14 Wisconsin Innovation Network meeting in Wauwatosa.

Robinson was recently named the managing director of 4490, a fund established by the State of Wisconsin Investment Board and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, according to the statement. The fund is primarily focused on backing promising software startups in Wisconsin, the statement said.

The luncheon will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 10499 Innovation Drive, Wauwatosa. Registration and networking begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 12 p.m. and the presentation at 12:15 p.m. The cost is $10 for students, $25 for WIN members and Milwaukee County Research Park tenants, $35 for non-members, and is included with WIN corporate memberships.