Joe Kirgues (2013 Judge)
Joe Kirgues co-founded the gener8tor accelerator after working as a lawyer for Quarles and Brady in Milwaukee. Through his work at gener8tor, Joe helps create an environment for entrepreneurs to collaborate; in addition to establishing access to customers, mentors and later-stage capital.
While at gener8tor, Kirgues has worked with close to 20 startups on lean startup methodology, capital financing and customer engagement. These startups have gone on to raise close to $10 million in angel and venture financing since gener8tor started investing in May 2012.