Category Archives: General & Events

2017 ESS Plenary

ESS Panel: Midwest Has ‘Overlooked’ Opportunities

Startups in the Midwest are becoming more and more attractive to investors, but they still need to evolve to get more notice, according to a panel of investors during the…

WI Tech Council

WI 26th in ITIF Rankings

Wisconsin scored its highest ranking to date in the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation’s (ITIF) New Economy Index, coming in 26th, the Wisconsin Technology Council reported today. According to a release,…

2017 ESS Tamara

ESS Keynote Explains Innovation

It’s not just innovation, but how a company innovates, that’s crucial to its success in the marketplace, LaunchStreet Founder Tamara Kleinberg said in her keynote presentation during the Wisconsin Early Stage…

MadisonStartups Week Ahead

The Week Ahead Nov. 13, 2017

For the week of Nov. 13, here’s what’s happening in Madison’s startup scene: Presentations, Pitches 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at Madison Central Library – 1 Million Cups: i5 Digital Fitness 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov….

gBeta

gBETA Gets Support from Microsoft

Gener8tor announced today that it has partnered with a Microsoft-led coalition, which will sponsor the gBETA program in northeastern Wisconsin to fuel the growth of startups. According to a release, the rest…

Sector67

Sector67’s Meyer to Speak at ESS

Chris Meyer, founder of Sector67, will make his first public appearance since being injured in a propane explosion, on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium, organizers announced…

MadisonStartups Week Ahead

The Week Ahead Nov. 6, 2017

For the week of Nov. 6, here’s what’s happening in Madison’s startup scene: Presentations, Pitches Noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 at Concordia University Madison Campus – The Lean Startup 9-10…

SBIR Advance

CTC Taking Apps for SBIR Advance

The Center for Technology Commercialization is now accepting applications from high-tech, small businesses for its SBIR Advance grant, the organization announced today. According to a release, SBIR Advance matches up to…

ESS 2017

Allen Dines to Receive Award at ESS

The Wisconsin Technology Council announced today that Allen Dines will receive the 2017 Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education award at the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium, taking place Nov. 15-16 at the…

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WEDC, Invest in Wisconsin Create $1M Initiative

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and Invest in Wisconsin will help early-stage companies with a $1 million initiative, the organizations announced today. According to a release, the initiative will provide…