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.