For-M incubator holding pre-launch workshops around Milwaukee


Tech Hub’s new platform, For-M, is holding pre-launch workshops for its incubator around Milwaukee over the next two weeks.

Attendees will “learn how to develop an idea using entrepreneurial thinking and technology to solve for a particular problem,” according to an Eventbrite invite. Attendees will also learn more about the For-M Incubator, which is set for a full launch in a few weeks. BizTimes first reported on the new program in July.

For-M is a Tech Hub initiative  aimed at leveraging the best talent in the Milwaukee tech ecosystem, event organizer Archna Sahay said in an email.

The incubator program is a partnership with We Pivot and The Commons. We Pivot is a nonprofit focused on providing opportunities and support to traditionally underserved populations in the tech industry. The Commons is a Greater Milwaukee Committee initiative that helps emerging talent connect with professionals and organizations in the region.

Several events have already been held. The third event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Zablocki library branch, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave.

Other events are set for:

  • Thursday, Sept. 12, 3:30 p.m. to 530 p.m., Center Street branch, 2727 W. Fond Du Lac Ave.
  • Saturday, Sept. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Capitol branch, 3969 N. 74th St.
  • Monday, Sept. 16, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., MLK Branch, 310 W. Locust St.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 17, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tippecanoe branch, 3912 S. Howell Ave.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 18, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Atkinson branch, 1960 W. Atkinson St.
  • Thursday, Sept. 19, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., East branch, 2320 N. Cramer St.
  • Saturday, Sept. 21, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Washington Park branch, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.

Registration for the events is free and drinks and light snacks will be provided, according to the Eventbrite page


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Arthur covers banking and finance and the economy at BizTimes while also leading special projects as an associate editor. He also spent five years covering manufacturing at BizTimes. He previously was managing editor at The Waukesha Freeman. He is a graduate of Carroll University and did graduate coursework at Marquette. A native of southeastern Wisconsin, he is also a nationally certified gymnastics judge and enjoys golf on the weekends.

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