Subject: 07.29.2020 New North Newsletter


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Pentagon awards Green Bay manufacturer $2.75 million to produce more PPE material
FOX 11 News
The Pentagon awarded NPS Corporation, a Green Bay manufacturer $2.75 million to produce more materials used to make PPE.

"It was pretty obvious that there was a big shortage of face masks and respirators and what not. We knew that our meltblown material which is a key component of the mask we knew it was in short supply and we ramped up our engineering talent and our production to convert our equipment over to...


Packers, Microsoft building steady economic pipeline from Green Bay with TitletownTech
Milwaukee Business Journal
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 Green Bay 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....

TitletownTech investment brings L.A. business to Green Bay
Insight On Business
TitletownTech is investing in ChemDirect, an early-stage company that recently relocated from Los Angeles to Green Bay.

ChemDirect, which has become one of TitletownTech’s studio companies, is building a technology marketplace to connect chemical manufacturers directly with customers.

“ChemDirect makes a great addition to the TitletownTech community. The need for speed, service, and transparency in the chemical industry is a challenge that ChemDirect is meeting head on, and their value has been further amplified by the COVID-19 environment,” said Jill Enos, TitletownTech managing director. “The team brings great energy into TitletownTech, and we are excited to help accelerate their....

Neenah brewery wins state contest
WHBY
A Neenah brewery is getting some statewide attention.

Barrel 41 won an online vote put together by the state tourism department to find the “Top in Hops.”

Co-owner Matt Stubing hopes the contest will help spread the word, and bring in new customers to check out the brewery. He says not everyone thinks of Neenah as a craft beer destination, and maybe the top finish...

VC firm launches virtual matchmaking event for Midwest startups and investors
WisconsinInno
With face-to-face meetings between investors and startup founders sidelined due to the coronavirus, a Chicago VC firm is launching a new virtual matchmaking initiative to connect entrepreneurs with tech investors.

Sandalphon Capital, led by Jonathan Ellis, has launched the “midwest.tech/connect” virtual summit, a virtual event that aims to connect startups across the Midwest to venture capital firms and angel investors.

The three-day event takes place September 8-10 and will create one-on-one meetings between founders and investors. The event is free for founders, and startups and investors have until....
Craig Dickman, managing director of TitletownTech
NICK WILLIAMS
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