Founders & Tenants Lunch

Join us for a cookout on the patio on July 17th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. “Racing into the future” is our theme - sponsored by Slinger Speedway! 

A special thanks to our sponsor!

Client Anniversaries

Safepro Technologies

The Soteria System is the exit sign of the future. As an emergency evacuation system, their patented detection, shelter-in-place, and laser safety guidance system is the all-in-one solution to protecting and saving lives in dangerous events (i.e. active shooters, fires, etc.).

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With a specialty in cybersecurity and data monitoring, AdvaSec, Inc. has developed a software application to protect businesses and their data in real time.

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Client News & Success Stories

Welcome, Taylor!

Welcome, Taylor Zeinert, Economic Development Director & CDA Director!

Starting in July, the Economic Development office is your direct Property Manager from Office #110, while the University will continue to be the Program Manager from Suite #118.

Shared Office Space Available

For startups and early stage companies, the Innovation Center provides professional office space with 24/7 secured electronic access, high-speed fiber optic internet, access to meeting rooms, and business mentoring services. 

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Navigating Defense Tech

Defense Tech Focus '24 is an event meant to shine a spotlight on Wisconsin's defense innovators and aims to grow the ecosystem with strategic efforts in 2025. Defense tech companies, prime contractors, military innovation branches, investors and defense leaders are invited to have conversations and galvanize and strengthen Wisconsin's defense tech growth strategies. At 5:30PM TSgt David Brown, USAF ANG 115th FW, will be presented with the Patriot Award for his exceptional commitment to advancing defense technology. The event will be held from 3pm - 8pm at the War Memorial Center on Milwaukee's lakefront. Appetizers and cocktails will be served in the evening. 

Email Elizabeth Thelen directly if interested in attending at

Startup Success Q&A

How to Craft Your Pitch Deck

Raising capital is time-consuming, difficult, and challenging. A great pitch deck is compelling and tells your story in an interesting way to capture and appeal to investors.

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Know Your Audience Before You Pitch

Your audience directly influences how you should prepare your message. Whether you are pitching your startup or crafting promotional materials, you must know your audience!     

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Upcoming Events

Tenants Lunch

July 17, 2024 11:30 am - 1:00 | Patio

Join us for a cookout on the patio on July 17th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. “Racing into the future” is our theme - sponsored by Slinger Speedway! 


July 18, 2024 8:00 am - 3:00 pm | Starting Block in Madison, WI

Federal Agency representatives will meet with companies attending the event to help attendees navigate over $4 billion in early-stage funding opportunities available through America's Seed Fund.

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SBIR 101 Webinar

July 23, 2024 12:00 - 1:00 pm | Online

$4.5 Billion dollars in product development is available, maybe to you! Learn more about how you might tap the largest seed fund in this brief overview (and how we can help for free).

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NSF Presubmission Panel Review

August 14, 2024 12:00 - 1:00 pm | Online

Do you plan to submit to NSF in September? Please register with CTC to participate in our free Presubmission Panel Review. CTC, in collaboration with a panel of expert reviewers, will simulate the NSF review process to help you improve your SBIR/STTR proposal ahead of the September deadline.

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