FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jeanan Yasiri Moe, Director of Strategic Communications
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Meet Chief Venture Officer Michael J. Partsch
MADISON, Wis. – Campus and the community are invited to a special kickoff session on Tuesday, April 23, at the Discovery Building (330 N. Orchard St.). Mike Partsch, WARF’s Chief Venture Officer, will share his initial impressions of how WARF’s new venture fund can make a difference to UW-Madison’s entrepreneurial environment.
The event will start at 4 p.m. and will be followed by an informal reception, co-sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP.
Veteran business lawyer Paul Wrycha, partner at Foley, will join Partsch to discuss where the Madison startup scene is heading.
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) helps steward the cycle of research, discovery, commercialization and investment for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Founded in 1925 as an independent, nonprofit foundation, WARF manages more than 2,000 patents and an investment portfolio of $2.7 billion as it funds university research, obtains patents for campus discoveries and licenses inventions to industry. For more information, visit warf.org and view WARF’s Cycle of Innovation.