The conference “StartupAccelerator” will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Milwaukee County Research Park, 10437 W. Innovation Dr., Wauwatosa. The event is designed to bring entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, resource providers and other parties together, and will include seminars on marketing, pitching ideas, protecting intellectual property and more. For information or to register, visit http://startupaccelerator.org/.
The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at UW-Milwaukee will present “An Insider’s View of the Madoff Scandal” as part of its business ethics speaker series on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The keynote speaker will be Frank Casey, president of Fortune-USA, a London-based alternative investment firm. Casey was one of three investment professionals who believed that Madoff was running a Ponzi scheme as early as 2000. Cost is $40 per person or $400 for tables of 10. For information call (414) 229-4235.
Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP will present its “27th Annual Tax & Business Seminar” on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from noon to 5 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Cost is $85 per individual, $75 per person for companies sending multiple employees, and is free for any CPA that has held a license for less than two years. For information, contact Rebecca at (414) 270-2567 or firstname.lastname@example.org