- Teresa Esser sees incredible opportunity for private equity business investors in Wisconsin and, as the new director of the Milwaukee-based Silicon Pastures
angel investment group, she aims to see more of that opportunity realized.
While others are talking about brain drain and th......Full article >>>
Along with the brutal realities of the publishing world, Anderson's experiences with NBX gave Esser valuable insights into entrepreneurialism.
"I was working in the book-publishing world and was trained to follow the money," Esser recalled during a recent interview at her office at the Milwaukee County Research Park
. "Meanwhile, Pehr's compan......Full article >>>
(her mother lives here), partly with a goal of helping other technology entrepreneurs succeed, and partly to take advantage of the opportunities Esser and Anderson see here.
"Although I have family ties that brought us to Wisconsin in 2004, our goal of giving back and financially supporting technology entrepreneurs was also a draw," she said. "And I can get incredible deal flow here. The......Full article >>>
Expect Silicon Pastures to be a vehicle for that promotion. The organization now has 20 members who are presented with deals after being vetted by Esser. Like most angel investor groups, the money of individuals is not pooled into a fund. Rather, members invest individually.
Angel investors come in two varieties, Esser observes. There are those with a personal mission, such as to cure a......Full article >>>
ns, which was recently acquired by Liberty Media Corp
., and UltraVisual, which has since merged with publicly held Emageon
"We're looking for technology where there is reason for us to create value, where some change has taken place - some new law or some change in technology that, as......Full article >>>
in Air Software. He has founded or co-founded four technology companies in Wisconsin, in both bootstrapped and venture-backed environments. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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