International scale-up expert Dan Isenberg appearing at WIN-Milwaukee evening event

Special to The Freeman

June 25, 2015

WAUWATOSA – Dan Isenberg, former Harvard professor, venture capitalist, tech entrepreneur and founder of Scale Up Milwaukee, will speak about how to scale technology ventures at the meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network’s Milwaukee chapter on Thursday, July 9 in Wauwatosa.

Scale Up Milwaukee is an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee focused on fostering a growth-obsessed and growth-enabled region.

Isenberg is the economic development consultant hired by the Greater Milwaukee Committee for the Scale Up Milwaukee initiative.

He is the professor of Entrepreneurship Practice at Babson Executive and Enterprise Education.

Since 1981, he has been an entrepreneurship professor at Hard and Columbia universities; in Reykjavik, Iceland; and the Technion the Israel Institute of Technology.

For 15 years, Isenberg was an entrepreneur and venture capitalist in Israel and has been an active angel investor in more than a dozen venues in 10 countries.

The evening event will take place at UW-Milwaukee’s Innovation Accelerator at 1225 Discovery Parkway.

Registration, networking, and hors d’oeuvres will begin at 4:30 p.m., with presentations starting at 5:30 p.m.

The cost is $10 for students, $25 for WIN members and Milwaukee County Research Park tenants, $35 for non-members and included with WIN corporate memberships.

To register for the event, visit www.cvent.com.

To join WIN, visit www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com