The Commons Spring 2016 Demo Day

Posted on Apr 20, 2016

demo dayOn April 19th, The Commons, an entrepreneurial skills accelerator led by MiKE and Startup Milwaukee, hosted its Spring 2016 Demo Day to showcase and celebrate the work of the 75 college students who participated in the spring program. Joined by over 200 attendees, The Commons students presented the work they had completed for a corporate innovation or startup challenge over the past nine weeks. The spring session featured business challenges from Briggs & Stratton, ManpowerGroup, Rexnord, Kohl’s and American Family Insurance. Take a look at photos from Demo Day here!

This marks the third Demo Day for The Commons and the program has now served over 280 students from 23 different colleges and universities. If you know of a rock star student who should join the program or if you would be interested in becoming a mentor for the fall 2016 class, please visit