2023 VC-Backed Startups Based in Metro MIlwaukee

For our Metro Milwaukee Innovation DataTool, we defined the following companies as Milwaukee-area startups. They were founded since 2010, are headquartered in the seven-county Milwaukee CSA, and have completed at least one venture capital deal.

Click here for a list of the top investors in these Milwaukee-area startups. (Source: PitchBook Data, Inc.)

Company HQ Location Primary Industry Code Business Status Company Financing Status Total $ Raised (in millions)
7Rivers Fox Point, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 6.45
Ab E Discovery Waterloo, WI Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed 0.10
Access HealthNet Milwaukee, WI Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 6.20
Active Guardian Oconomowoc, WI Electronic Equipment and Instruments Startup Venture Capital-Backed 2.00
Advanced Ionics Milwaukee, WI Energy Production Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 17.36
AdventureCast Fort Atkinson, WI Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Agricycle Milwaukee, WI Food Products Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 4.01
Agulos BioTech Lake Mills, WI Biotechnology Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
Alinea (Clinics/Outpatient Services) Oconomowoc, WI Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.86
All-In Peppers and Specialty Produce Burlington, WI Food Products Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Altin Labs Milwaukee, WI Electronic Equipment and Instruments Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 0.10
Aluvis Wauwatosa, WI Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.65
Animteam Milwaukee, WI Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Appion Solutions Racine, WI Business/Productivity Software Startup Venture Capital-Backed 1.00
Aqua Innovations Sharon, WI Other Agriculture Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 1.63
Astrean Racine, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Corporation
Augray Brookfield, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
AxCel Technology Hartland, WI Network Management Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
BackTrack Video West Bend, WI Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 0.50
Ballsy Genoa City, WI Personal Products Generating Revenue Corporation 0.01
bLinkup Milwaukee, WI Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.20
BoothCentral Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.01
Bopdrop New Berlin, WI Entertainment Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.66
BountyHuntr Milwaukee, WI Human Capital Services Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 0.10
Bridge to Cures Wauwatosa, WI Other Capital Markets/Institutions Startup Corporation
Bright Cellars Milwaukee, WI Beverages Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 41.46
Brightlife Innovations Saint Francis, WI Communication Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
BrightSentinel Milwaukee, WI Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed 0.36
Build it Fab Pewaukee, WI Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed 0.25
Cadens Sullivan, WI Other Equipment Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed 0.02
CareDirect Milwaukee, WI Other Devices and Supplies Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.73
Caring with Honor Milwaukee, WI Elder and Disabled Care Startup Angel-Backed 0.21
Cell Reprogramming & Therapeutics Wauwatosa, WI Drug Discovery Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Central Standard Craft Distillery Milwaukee, WI Beverages Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 2.76
Chocolate Rescue for Dogs Germantown, WI Food Products Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.15
City Lights Brewing Milwaukee, WI Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue Angel-Backed
COnovate Wauwatosa, WI Other Materials Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.48
ConsortiEX Milwaukee, WI Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 11.58
Corncob Waukesha, WI Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Cover5 Milwaukee, WI Entertainment Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 1.46
CricClubs Milwaukee, WI Entertainment Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 5.05
CrossKudi Wauwatosa, WI Financial Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.10
CrowdFounder Milwaukee, WI Consulting Services (B2B) Startup Venture Capital-Backed 0.05
CrowdSling Glendale, WI Social Content Out of Business Formerly Angel backed 0.04
CyteGen Shorewood, WI Drug Discovery Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 2.10
Dairyvative Technologies Markesan, WI Beverages Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 4.00
Dead Bird Brewing Milwaukee, WI Beverages Generating Revenue Corporation
Distribution Depot Brookfield, WI Logistics Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.95
Double B's BBQ West Allis, WI Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Driver's Seat Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.32
Dynamis Software Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Profitable Formerly VC-backed 3.68
Ease (Business/Productivity Software) Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.52
eCourt Reporters Burlington, WI Legal Services (B2B) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.12
EDCS Power Mequon, WI Electrical Equipment Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 1.45
Emergent Labs Milwaukee, WI Other Commercial Services Out of Business Corporation
EmOpti Brookfield, WI Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 7.29
Energy Tech Innovations Milwaukee, WI Energy Production Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed 0.05
Estrigenix Therapeutics Milwaukee, WI Pharmaceuticals Startup Angel-Backed 0.15
Etyon Milwaukee, WI Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
EVEN Milwaukee, WI Information Services (B2C) Product In Beta Test Venture Capital-Backed 2.40
Evolve Brands Jackson, WI Food Products Generating Revenue Private Equity-Backed 0.87
Exit 7C Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 1.12
FaB Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI Food Products Startup Corporation
First Patient Milwaukee, WI Other Healthcare Services Stealth Formerly Angel backed 0.53
Fiveable Milwaukee, WI Educational Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 13.76
Float Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Leisure Facilities Generating Revenue Formerly Angel backed 0.01
Flying Spider Milwaukee, WI Other Commercial Products Stealth Venture Capital-Backed 1.05
Forj Waukesha, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 21.00
FreeStyle Peppers Mount Pleasant, WI Food Products Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Frontdesk Milwaukee, WI Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 28.70
Genlines Oconomowoc, WI Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.01
Geno.Me Milwaukee, WI Medical Records Systems Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 2.60
GenoPalate Milwaukee, WI Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 10.07
Getter ( Business/Productivity Software) Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Out of Business Formerly Angel backed 0.05
Good City Brewing Milwaukee, WI Beverages Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.52
Gostrive Fort Atkinson, WI Social/Platform Software Out of Business Formerly VC-backed
Greater States Sports Authority Brookfield, WI Educational and Training Services (B2C) Profitable Angel-Backed 0.28
GYBITG Milwaukee, WI Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
HaloVino WhitefishBay, WI Other Consumer Durables Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
hankr Milwaukee, WI Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Corporation
HDL Diagnostics Fox Point, WI Pharmaceuticals Out of Business Formerly VC-backed
Healthfuse Milwaukee, WI Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue Private Equity-Backed
HealthLX Grafton, WI Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.41
Hero Cards Waukesha, WI Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.25
Hitlist Milwaukee, WI Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 0.07
Hopscot.ch Milwaukee, WI Communication Software Out of Business Formerly Angel backed 0.05
Houstr Racine, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.30
Hyde Expedition Milwaukee, WI Recreational Goods Generating Revenue Corporation
Hydrotech Innovations Mequon, WI Business/Productivity Software Startup Corporation
iDAvatars Mequon, WI Business/Productivity Software Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 6.01
Ideawake Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 4.16
Informed360 Shorewood, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Formerly Angel backed 0.18
Intelligent Composites Milwaukee, WI Road Generating Revenue Corporation
InVekTek Waukesha, WI Machinery (B2B) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
Jackson's Honest Muskego, WI Food Products Generating Revenue Private Equity-Backed 1.00
Joystik Life Delafield, WI Application Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.20
LatinoPro Cedarburg, WI Human Capital Services Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.06
LeakShark Milwaukee, WI Electrical Equipment Out of Business Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed
Legacy Platforms Milwaukee, WI Construction and Engineering Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 10.00
Lifebook Racine, WI Application Software Out of Business Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed
Lillipad Waukesha, WI Business Equipment and Supplies Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 1.20
LinqThingz Mequon, WI Electronic Equipment and Instruments Out of Business Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed
Lucendity Milwaukee, WI Information Services (B2C) Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 0.10
LumosWifi Milwaukee, WI Network Management Software Startup Angel-Backed
LW Aqua Sharon, WI Other Commercial Products Out of Business Formerly Angel backed 0.65
ManageCore Franklin, WI Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 1.99
Marathon (Household Appliances) Milwaukee, WI Household Appliances Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 2.74
MCT Digital Milwaukee, WI Machinery (B2B) Generating Revenue Formerly PE-Backed 0.75
MediCardia Mequon, WI Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 4.00
MedTrak Wauwatosa, WI Other Healthcare Services Out of Business Formerly Angel backed 0.10
Meeper Whitewater, WI Other Hardware Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.14
MeterHero (Acquired) Milwaukee, WI Application Software Startup Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed 0.75
Midwest Express (Air) Milwaukee, WI Air Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 1.00
Mikroflot Milwaukee, WI Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.05
milwaukee lgbt community center Milwaukee, WI Clothing Generating Revenue Corporation
Milwaukee Swap Milwaukee, WI Footwear Out of Business Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed
Mindful Staffing Solutions Milwaukee, WI Human Capital Services Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.30
MindLight Butler, WI Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue Corporation
MobCraft Milwaukee, WI Beverages Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 1.12
Motivo (Therapeutic Devices) Franklin, WI Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.95
MyPhame Milwaukee, WI Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 0.27
MySureFit Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.81
Nano Red Biotech Wauwatosa, WI Biotechnology Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Netless Catch Milwaukee, WI Food Products Out of Business Formerly VC-backed
New Works Milwaukee, WI Consulting Services (B2B) Out of Business Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed
Novera/Ixonia Ixonia, WI Other Commercial Products Stealth Venture Capital-Backed 1.80
Octane Coffee Waukesha, WI Beverages Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.45
Oncata Milwaukee, WI Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
OnK├Âl Milwaukee, WI Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 3.00
OpenPitch New Berlin, WI Financial Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.26
Operose Advisors Milwaukee, WI Asset Management Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
Otto Sciences Brookfield, WI Biotechnology Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
P4 Infrastructure Milwaukee, WI Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Parts to Move Brookfield, WI Internet Retail Out of Business Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed
PaveDrain Milwaukee, WI Raw Materials (Non-Wood) Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Pear Commerce Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 4.22
Penrod Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 25.00
Photavia Franklin, WI Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.15
Pinewood Creek Apartments New Berlin, WI Real Estate Services (B2C) Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 5.09
Press Premium Alcohol Seltzer Milwaukee, WI Beverages Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
PrintFoam Wales, WI Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue Corporation
PROMISS Diagnostics Wauwatosa, WI Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.40
Protein Foundry Milwaukee, WI Biotechnology Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed 0.01
Proximity Malt Milwaukee, WI Cultivation Generating Revenue Private Equity-Backed 60.00
Pulsed Burst Systems Milwaukee, WI Other Commercial Products Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed 0.05
PumpHero Milwaukee, WI Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Puresine Milwaukee, WI Energy Storage Out of Business Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed 0.04
Pythonic Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.08
Radian (Okauchee) Okauchee, WI Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 4.50
RadPoker Milwaukee, WI Entertainment Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
Rapid Radicals Technology Milwaukee, WI Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Remedy Analytics Milwaukee, WI Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue Formerly Angel backed
Renaissant Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 4.07
Rent College Pads Milwaukee, WI Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Formerly VC-backed 15.75
Retham Technologies Wauwatosa, WI Biotechnology Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
Returns on Demand Delafield, WI Application Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.58
Revolution Computing Lake Mills, WI Application Specific Semiconductors Startup Corporation
Rex Academy Irving, WI Educational Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.20
Rivermark Medical Milwaukee, WI Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 4.65
RoddyMedical Wauwatosa, WI Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 1.57
RoofMarketplace Whitewater, WI Buildings and Property Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 6.30
Royal Palm Foods Delafield, WI Logistics Out of Business Formerly Angel backed 0.25
RPRDx Milwaukee, WI Discovery Tools (Healthcare) Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Sabhya Technologies Brookfield, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
SafedoorPM Jackson, WI Security Services (B2B) Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 1.12
Safelumin Oconomowoc, WI Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.14
SAFIO Solutions Brookfield, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 3.15
Scanalytics Milwaukee, WI Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 4.12
Secchi Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 1.68
Securus Data Centers Milwaukee, WI Systems and Information Management Out of Business Formerly Angel backed 0.72
Septillionth Milwaukee, WI Electronic Equipment and Instruments Startup Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Shindigs Milwaukee, WI Social/Platform Software Out of Business Formerly Angel backed 0.10
Shockray Self Defense Oak Creek, WI Electrical Equipment Out of Business Formerly VC-backed
Sift Healthcare Milwaukee, WI Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 13.79
Socialeads Milwaukee, WI Financial Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 3.66
Solar Water Works Milwaukee, WI Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed 0.05
SpotHopper Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 26.00
Steadyshot Milwaukee, WI Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
SteamChain Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 1.07
Stonehouse Water Technologies Milwaukee, WI Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 1.55
Summary Medical Milwaukee, WI Media and Information Services (B2B) Stealth Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Supernola Jackson, WI Food Products Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 2.50
Sustainable America Milwaukee, WI Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Swirl Insurance Services Brookfield, WI Information Services (B2C) Out of Business Formerly Angel backed 1.80
Synthetaic Delafield, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 17.50
SYSTEM (Beverages) Milwaukee, WI Beverages Generating Revenue Angel-Backed
TAI Diagnostics Wauwatosa, WI Diagnostic Equipment Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 24.00
TaskCause Milwaukee, WI Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 0.20
TechCanary Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Private Equity-Backed 0.50
Tevetron Waukesha, WI Internet Service Providers Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
The Financial Promise Milwaukee, WI Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
The Good Jobs Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.82
The Grand Glendale, WI Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 7.10
TheMINIClassy Milwaukee, WI Clothing Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Tip a ScRxipt Milwaukee, WI Financial Software Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.63
Top Note Milwaukee, WI Beverages Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.05
Toroso Investments Milwaukee, WI Asset Management Generating Revenue Private Equity-Backed 32.15
UnderBelly Creative Milwaukee, WI Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
URTPC Milwaukee, WI Machinery (B2B) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
VasoGnosis Milwaukee, WI Diagnostic Equipment Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 1.43
Vibrant Body Company Milwaukee, WI Clothing Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.15
Vivid Microscopy Wauwatosa, WI Discovery Tools (Healthcare) Generating Revenue Corporation
Vytal Health Milwaukee, WI Clinics/Outpatient Services Profitable Angel-Backed 1.40
Wallit (Business/Productivity Software) Brookfield, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Formerly VC-backed 1.00
Wantable Milwaukee, WI Clothing Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 6.61
washbnb Milwaukee, WI Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue Accelerator/Incubator Backed 0.12
Watton Bayside, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Angel-Backed 0.12
WayAround Bayside, WI Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed
Wear Tech Hartland, WI Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 0.60
Wellntel Milwaukee, WI Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 4.50
Zero Locus Milwaukee, WI Database Software Out of Business Formerly VC-backed 0.50
Zizzl Milwaukee, WI Human Capital Services Generating Revenue Venture Capital-Backed 3.79
ZoomShift Milwaukee, WI Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed 0.06