gener8tor names 2015 accelerator class

gener8torgener8tor announces five companies that comprise their latest accelerator class. The class, which was selected from a pool of 486 applicants, includes:

gener8tor names 2015 accelerator class

By Molly Dill, BizTimes

Milwaukee-based startup accelerator gener8tor has announced its latest class of startup companies, who began the 12-week program on Aug. 7.

This is the seventh program led by gener8tor, which was founded in June 2012 and has been ranked in the top 15 startup incubators in the country. The 33 companies who have completed the program, which offers mentorship, training, capital, community and networking, have gone on to raise almost $50 million in financing, and have created more than 300 jobs.

gener8tor invests $20,000 cash in each participating startup. They are also each guaranteed $70,000 in follow-on investment from gener8tor and Angels on the Water. Companies that create Wisconsin jobs are also eligible for another $50,000 from BrightStar Wisconsin. At the end of the program in November, the companies have the opportunity to pitch their startup to community members and potential investors at Premiere Night. Read more …

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