Sep. 28, 2022 2:09 pm
Supporting Black businesses ‘is long overdue.’ This Milwaukeean is tackling the disconnect in Wisconsin
"Whatever capacity anyone can support Black businesses, know that people are out here hustling": Here's the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin's new president and CEO, Nikki Purvis, on why the resources her org brings are needed.
Sep. 21, 2022 1:23 pm
With MKEsports Alliance, founder Brandon Tschacher envisions a future in which a more unified esports scene gaming can bring millions of dollars and equitable STEM opportunities to Milwaukee.
Sep. 14, 2022 12:48 pm
Acts Housing narrows Milwaukee’s homeownership gaps with a focus on community empowerment and wealth building. VP of Programs Deatra Kemp explains why the nonprofit's work is necessary.
Sep. 7, 2022 12:55 pm
Milwaukee's Havenwoods State Forest has become a breath of fresh air to the diverse neighborhood — and a bright spot of opportunity for residents looking for a fresh start.
Aug. 31, 2022 2:03 pm
As Milwaukee-based Foresight Studios' founders look to bring their ElectroSwing virtual reality game to the Oculus Quest Store, they're also looking to the future of the metaverse — which includes the next generation of its builders.
Aug. 25, 2022 10:35 am
Following her "Dare to be" mantra, DJ Shawna Nicols talks NBA bubble and giving back to the community she loves.
Aug. 17, 2022 12:55 pm
Inspired by local racial justice movements from community members and basketball teams alike, nonprofit advocate and entrepreneur Quentin Prince aims to level the playing field for his hometown's young people.
Aug. 10, 2022 12:21 pm
"There’s a disconnection of culture": Like|Minded CEO Jeremy Fojut aims to combat loneliness in the workplace in the face of a hybrid future.
Jul. 27, 2022 10:36 am
Beloved frozen fruit pops startup Pete’s Pops is a positive force in Milwaukee. As it grew over the past nine years, founder Pete Cooney had to transition from goofy hustler to serious — yet still fun-loving — entrepreneur.
Jul. 20, 2022 1:28 pm
HouseCall Wisconsin founder and CEO Montrèal Cain discusses MERA, the startup's crisis intervention app giving families peace of mind amid mental health challenges.