Our Programs

Developing a diverse tech ecosystem


We collaborate with our members and partner organizations to build programs that strategically drive towards our mission of inclusively expanding tech talent in the region. These programs develop the essential skills and connections to grow the Milwaukee tech community.

AI Events & Resources 

The work of the MKE Tech Hub Coalition is to accelerate responsible adoption of AI technology to maintain our global competitiveness and to help our local talent flourish in this transformative era.


Preparing students for the digital economy

FUSE is a unique summer bootcamp experience designed to infuse and build technical skills that apply to any career.


Your guide into the tech startup space

FOR-M is an initiative of the MKE Tech Hub Coalition, powered by We Pivot, to support and grow Milwaukee’s tech startup ecosystem. This free program takes a community-based approach to offer tech startup founders the guidance, connections, and support to kickstart their new business concepts.

Tech Apprenticeships

New pathways for talent

Tech apprenticeships provides a way to filling the talent gap through the time-tested model of registered apprenticeship. Partnering with intermediaries, this program bridges the talent gap for employers and adults looking to get into the tech field. 

Hour of Tech

Inspiring the next generation

Area individuals, companies, nonprofits and schools come together for this regional week-long experience of tech activities that supports and expands the national Hour of Code movement during Computer Science Week. Students will experience a variety of activities that showcase the possibilities of tech.

Tech Events during WI Tech Month

Celebrating Tech & Innovation

MKE Tech Hub Coalition has transitioned Milwaukee Tech Week to the Milky Way Tech Hub, as part of a broader effort to promote collaboration and support WI Tech Month. MKETech continues to host signature events during WI Tech Month including Meet the Meetups, Healthtech Innovation Pitch, and All Aboard the Talent Ship.

For more information about the transition of Tech Month, read the Press Release

For more information about WI Tech Month, follow witechmonth.com/

AI as a Tool for Innovation

Celebrating MKE Tech’s 4th Anniversary

Access AI thought leadership from Tom Davenport, AI strategy expert, best-selling author and professor of information technology at Babson College.

Reverse Pitch – H.S.

Growing student entrepreneurs

Through Reverse Pitch MKE – High School Edition, student have an opportunity to help solve challenges and win cash prizes and internships. This program, powered by the Young Enterprising Society (YES), shows students technology and entrepreneur thinking solve real problems.

Reverse Pitch MKE

Discovering the next great solution

Through Reverse Pitch MKE, companies open their doors to entrepreneurs, startups and other creatives who want the opportunity to help solve challenges and launch a product and business of their own.