Proposal to invest more into Wisconsin start-ups

Saturday, August 13, 2005

The Wisconsin Investment Board has launched a study to determine whether they should be making more investments in young firms within the state.

The Fund includes $70 billion of pension assets for state workers, teachers and other employees. Last year, the fund allocated $135 million to venture investments.

Technology leaders in the state are pressing the Fund to invest an additional resources into the venture capital. To support their argument, they cite the strong university research base and a leadership position in technology transfer. Read more about these developments in Wisconsin.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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