NeXtGen Advantage – Chad Kopitzke, Founder


Solving the problem of generations working together.

NeXtGen Advantage is a niche consulting firm dedicated to helping employers attract, motivate, and retain talent for long-term sustainability. In today’s economic environment, more than ever before, organizations need to understand how to work across generations and treat talent as people, not numbers. Your future success depends on it.


(920) 419-7710

[email protected]


Alberts & Heling CPA’s – Kurt Heling – Partner- Sponsor

Time to review your tax planning. looking at what is coming and how to plan for it.



WBD -Jason Monnett & Matthew Wilcox – Loan Officers

Commercial lending and the role of WBD in helping startup and growing  businesses.

WBD is a business finance resource that provides the knowledge, services and access to capital needed to create jobs, grow businesses and build communities.

WDB 920-965-8356

Jason Monnett

(920) 231-5570

Oshkosh, WI

Matthew Wilcox

(920) 966-1490

Oshkosh, WI  



RaiseUp – Jill Troia

Helping small Non-Profit organizations raise funds by providing Internet access and marketing assistance.

RaiseUp is a free program that consists of 1200+ online stores offering cash back to the cause of your choice whenever you make an online purchase from those stores. You just have to start your purchase from your RaiseUp online account. You pay the regular amount (or less), and the stores contribute a percentage of your net purchase back to your chosen cause. When you register for free, you may choose to support one of the four causes of the program: orphans/children, food/water/shelter/medical needs, human trafficking prevention or refugees/disaster relief. Once registered, you may also select which nonprofit organization(s) you want to receive the funds that you raise.

[email protected]


Life Tools Tutoring, LLC. – Mike Voet, Owner

The outside world is tough and seems to be getting more confusing every day, so we need to equip our children with the tools they need to succeed in whatever they are called to do. But building strong kids is not just a matter of telling them how great we think they are; that’s important, but they need hard work and accomplishments to prove to themselves that they can do what needs doing. That’s where Life Tools can help!

With over 20 years of teaching and tutoring experience, and a bit of parenting mixed in, they have the expertise and know-how to give your student(s) the assistance they need to accomplish their goals.

920-284-9536 or send  an email at [email protected]


Kauffman Foundation – Jordan Marsillo, Kauffman Foundation; Amy Pietsch& Mark Burwell,Venture Center

Learn about the Kauffman Foundation and how it supports the development of new businesses and  more about the “1Million Cups” program for entrepreneurship here in the Fox Cities.



Ridgestone Bank – Joan Kinate, Loan Officer – (Sponsor)

Ridgestone Bank is the #1 SBA lender in Wisconsin. Focused on helping small businesses succeed, Ridgestone Bank’s financing options help businesses grow by offering longer amortizations, lower equity contributions and flexible terms.       920-370-8313


Business Legal Edge LLC – Sarah DeBruin, Partner – (Sponsor)


Answering legal questions about  what you  need to do to start your business.

Legal Business Edge prides itself in maintaining a small-firm feel by treating each case with care and consideration. Attorney Sarah DeBruin is a high-quality professional qualified to successfully help you with any business or intellectual property legal matter. No issue is too big or too small. Legal Business Edge can show you all your options and reach a satisfactory and successful solution.

100 W. Lawrence Street, Ste. 418 Appleton, WI 54911