5 Water Council Members Advance in Wisconsin Governor’s Biz Plan Contest

The Water Council is excited to announce four of its BREW Batch II participants and one new member will be advancing in the 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Biz Plan Contest. Out of 238 total applicants 54 companies were chosen to move forward to Phase 3. The top dozen contestants will give live presentations at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison during the annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in June. About $2 million in cash and in-kind prizes have been awarded since the conception of the contest in 2004, and more than 2,900 entries have been received.startup-593343_1920

This is the second year Water Council Members have had a presence in the Wisconsin Governor’s Biz Plan Contest. Last year two BREW start-ups made it into the final round. This year’s advancing companies include:

pHinding Solutions, Milwaukee
Hydro-lite, Milwaukee
Cadens LLC, Sullivan
Pellucid Water, Milwaukee
Nutrient Recovery and Upcycling LLC, Madison

The Water Council wishes these companies the best of luck and success in their coming ventures.

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About The Water Council

The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States, was established in 2009 by Milwaukee-area businesses, education and government leaders. With more than 150 water technology companies in the Milwaukee area, the region’s water industry is a $10.5 billion dollar market and accounts for four percent of the world’s total water business. The non-profit organization is linking together global water technology companies, innovative water entrepreneurs, acclaimed academic research programs and, most importantly, some of the nation’s brightest and most energetic professionals. The Water Council is capturing the attention of the world and transforming the Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and education. The Water Council is located in the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
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