Tom Shannon is the president and
CEO of BrightStar Wisconsin Photo supplied
MILWAUKEE – BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation Inc. on Monday said
its investment committee has authorized funding for its first
three early stage Wisconsin companies.
A nonprofit that strives to promote job creation and economic
growth by investing in young Wisconsin companies, BrightStar was
founded last year by eight business leaders and early-stage
investors who pledged nearly $6 million to start the fund.
Tom Shannon is the president and CEO of the organization.
The companies receiving the BrightStar investment are:
Engineered Propulsion Systems Inc., New Richmond; Stemina
Biomarker Discovery Inc., Madison; and 425 Inc., Mount Pleasant.