Business. Research. Entrepreneurship. In Wisconsin.
What is the timeline for the 2014 application?
April 4, 2014 11:59 pm Central Time - Application due
April - Judging
May - Judging and Pitching
June 19 - Winners announced
September 1 - Recipients move in to the Global Water Center
What is the selection process?
Judges ask for Pitch
Notified if moving forward in the process
What are the Judges looking for?
Unique product / service in the water industry
Solving a long time problem in the industry
Creating a new market and opportunity
Expertise of you and your team
Who are the judges?
The judges are experts in a variety of areas.
The judges come from the following companies / institutions:
What will the finalists receive? (Some may require additional discounted fees.)
Low cost office space in the Global Water Center
Low cost housing through the Mandel Group
Access to the Flow Lab and Wet Lab space
Access to Pilot Sites with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District
$ 50,000 Investment
The BREW school
Participation in WEFTEC Innovation Pavilion
Water Council Membership, one year
Access to Mentors by leading experts in the field
Access to Executives in Residence
Access to Global Trade missions - inbound and outbound
... and so much more!
What is "The BREW school" training?
The BREW uses the Growth Wheel and Business Model Canvas
The BREW has a consultant team
The BREW works with Zizzo Group, Michael Best and WIPFLi
The BREW has weekly sessions, events, meetings and conferences
Will I have to move to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA area?
For the 6 month duration of program; option to renew lease for 6 months.