Subject: 07.22.2020 New North Newsletter


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Microsoft, New North, American Family Insurance, and gener8tor Partner to Help Job Seekers
Alliance Uses Cohort Model for Job Seeker Training, Support, and Placement
New North Press Release
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – Today, New North announced its partnership with Microsoft, American Family Insurance, and gener8tor to launch a free accelerator program – gener8tor Upskilling – a concierge program for individuals ready to learn digital skills in order to apply for in-demand jobs in the region.

This partnership builds on Microsoft’s TechSpark program which partners on the local level in order to foster economic growth. The company most recently announced its global skilling initiative that seeks to help 25 million people worldwide who have lost their job due to COVID-19 by learning new skills pertaining to jobs that are available in their community. Nationally ranked startup accelerator,gener8tor will leverage its proven accelerator playbook which provides individualized mentorship and coaching to startups across the country. In addition to the intensive and personalized coaching, individuals will have....

One year in, TitletownTech boosts startup activity in Green Bay
WISCONSININNO
One year after launching its $25 million venture fund, TitletownTech has backed more than a dozen startups—the majority of which are based in Wisconsin—and has lured two companies to relocate their operations to Green Bay.

This month marks one full operational year for TitletownTech, a VC fund and venture studio led by the Packers and Microsoft that aims to make Green Bay a hub for startups and tech talent.

During the last 12 months, TitletownTech has invested in 14 startups. Two of those startups have relocated their headquarters to Green Bay following the investment: ChemDirect (California), a startup creating an online marketplace for on-demand chemical supplies, and...


Urban Hub helps businesses transition back to workplace
NBC 26
As businesses and workers transition back to the workplace, the Urban Hub in Green Bay is emerging as an option that comes with several benefits.

“It’s really a space for everyone as we start to come out of COVID-19 and start to get back into as everyone says the new normal, this space is here for them," manager Ron Franklin said.

Franklin said there are several safety measures in place. The hub has been set up for social distancing, is cleaned more regularly, and has....

Schneider National invests in supply chain software developed by Coyote Logistics founder
Milwaukee Business Journal
Green Bay's Schneider National Inc., the multibillion-dollar transportation and logistics company, has invested in a Chicago-based logistics software startup and partnered with the company to bolster management and decision making within its supply chain.

Terms of Schneider's investment in Mastery Logistics Systems Inc. was not disclosed. Mastery was launched in 2019 by Jeff Silver, who founded Coyote Logistics in 2006. Coyote was acquired by UPS for $1.8 billion in 2015.

“Our customers rely on us to provide the capacity they need when and where they need it regardless of whether it is a dedicated solution,....
COVID-19 Updates & Resources
As the COVID-19 begins to have an increased impact on our businesses and communities, we thank our local media for keeping us informed. Additional resources can be found on the COVID-19 Updates page on the New North website.
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