Subject: 10.29.2019 New North News

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Supporting an Entrepreneurial Climate and Small Businesses
Startup Week in the New North Region Leading to HATCH Pitch Event at the 2019 New North Summit
Eight entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas to a team of judges during the afternoon of the New North Summit on Dec. 5. The first-place winner will receive $5,000, and the second-place winner will receive $3,000. BrightStar, a nonprofit organization that invests in early-stage companies, 
will fund the event’s prizes.
Two contestants from four local Hatch contests, which will be held during Startup Wisconsin Week, Nov. 11-17, will win the right to compete during the Hatch event at the New North Summit. 

Do you have a business idea? 
Do you have a product or initiative that you know will impact lives?
The deadline to upload your pitch idea is November 1; go to and select the one registration link that is 
closest to you.

The 4 local pitch contests and locations are:

Greater Green Bay Chamber – The Audible

Date: Nov. 12, 2019
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Urban Hub, 340 N. Broadway St., Green Bay (2nd floor)
(Special event to announce the winners on Nov. 14 at The Shindig)
Contact: Ron Franklin,

Sheboygan – HATCH Pitch Sheboygan County
Date: Nov. 14, 2019
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Mily Barn at Nourish, 100 Alfred Miley Ave., Sheboygan Falls
Contact: Ray York,

Appleton – Fast Pitch
Date: Nov. 12, 2019
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: Fox Club Room at Fox Cities Stadium, 2400 N. Casaloma Drive, Appleton
Contact: Amy Pietsch,

Marinette – Invent Your North (in collaboration with Florence, Marinette and Oconto Counties)
Date: Nov. 14, 2019
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence, 1320 Main Street, Marinette
Contact: Robert Pontius,

Business Development in the New North
New housing project proposed for Green Bay's Rail Yard District
Fox 11 News
A new housing development is being proposed for downtown Green Bay’s Rail Yard District.
According to city documents, TWG Development and DDL Holdings want to build a five-story housing complex with 225 units and 7,000 square feet of first-floor retail space along....

Local Chamber / Economic Development Feature in the New North
In 2009, a plan for a marine center in Fond du Lac was shelved. Now, conversations reignite
In the mid-2000s, a group of Fond du Lac area residents, officials and business leaders put a plan in motion to build a marine center.
Located on the water at Lakeside Park, the center would’ve included permanent exhibits on Fond du Lac and Mercury Marine history, event and educational space, a restaurant and a....


Regional Event
Intermodal Summit
Nov. 11 Intermodal Summit addresses freight industry’s top issues
Free event is collaboration between New North Inc. and Wisconsin Department of Transportation
New North Inc. will host an Intermodal Summit, open to all businesses that have an interest in intermodal freight as part of their transportation needs. The goal of the Summit is to build relationships between the region’s freight-dependent businesses and the transportation service providers.
“Companies that attend will discuss the business models of major railroads, overseas shipping companies and other transportation providers. They also will explore what resources are available to help develop strategies to make intermodal service economically viable,” says Barb LaMue, executive director of New North Inc.

The Summit will be held:
Monday, November 11, 2019, 12:15-4:30 p.m.
Fox Valley Technical College, D.J. Bordini Center
5 North Systems Drive, Appleton
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