Finalists announced for Wis. Governorís Business Plan Contest

Special to The Freeman

April 16, 2014

MADISON Ė Twenty-four entries are competing in the finalist round of the 11th annual Wisconsin Governorís Business Plan Contest.

The contestants have already made it through two rounds of judging in the contest, which is organized by the Wisconsin Technology Council and its programs, according to a statement.

Finalists in the Milwaukee area include: Elm Grove-based TAI Diagnostics; Menomonee Falls-based MaxiROi; Milwaukee-based Microbe Detectives; Milwaukee-based Find My Spot; Milwaukee-based Lightweight Composite Castings; and Oak Creek-based Organic Research Corp.

Madison-based contestants include: Amebagone LLC, Elucent Medical, Little Green Pencil, MobCraft Beer LLC, NeuroSolis, NRU LLC, Pan Genome Systems Inc., Tasso Inc., The Game Crafter, WebRacing LLC and Zero Nine.

Other contestants include: Verona-based Dairyvative Technology; Mequon-based 65 Inc.; Lena-based Roving Blue; Elgin, Ill.-based Kaliber Imaging Inc.; Fond du Lac-based Right on Target Media; McFarland-based Digsite; and a Sun Prairie-based submission involving non-cellular biomaterial for chronic wound healing.

The top 12 business plans will be announced in late May. The companies will present at the Wisconsin Entrepreneursí Conference on June 3 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.