Month: April 2010

Entrustet Featured on Lifehacker & Fox Business Live

Capital Entrepreneurs member Entrustet was featured on Lifehacker earlier this week, follow up by an interview with founders Jesse Davis and Nathan Lustig on Fox Business Live. From the Lifehacker article titled Entrustet Secures your Accounts After Death with Legal Backing: Entrustet offers a free account that lets you set up unlimited password-protected accounts to …

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Burrill Winners: Congrats to Sector67 and Student Spill

Capital Entrepreneurs members Sector67 and Student Spill took home awards in the 2010 Burrill Business Plan Competition held at UW yesterday.  Chris Meyer of Sector67 took home 2nd place and won $7,000 while Heidi Allstop of Student Spill took home $1,000 and free office space in the Metro Innovation Center worth over $15,000.  You can …

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Networked Insights Raises $5m in Series A Funding

Capital Entrepreneurs member company Networked Insights raised $5m in series A funding from Madison angel investment firm Kegonsa Capital.  From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal article titled Networked Insights Raises $5m: Networked Insights raised the money in a funding round led by Kegonsa Capital Partners, a Fitchburg investment fund. The company will use the money to …

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Parallel Kingdom Goes Carbon Neutral With Powered Green

Parallel Kingdom, the main game of Capital Entrepreneurs member company PerBlue, partnered with Capital Entrepreneurs member company Powered Green to make the entire virtual world of Parallel Kingdom carbon neutral. From their release: PerBlue, the developer of Parallel Kingdom, has decided to celebrate the upcoming Earth Day by purchasing enough carbon offsets to power the …

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Entrustet Launches New Features

Capital Entrepreneurs member company Entrustet launched new features yesterday and come out of public beta.  From their release on Marketwire: Entrustet (www.entrustet.com) today announces its services that securely and legally enable users to delete or designate heirs for digital assets (including email, Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn, PayPal and more), with new features to further help users …

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Capital Entrepreneurs Is Against Raising Accredited Investor Requirments

The 1300 page financial reform bill making its way through congress has the potential to be one of the biggest blows to US entrepreneurship ever.  It makes finding investors much harder by requiring startups to register with the SEC and wait for 120 days for approval before the startup can accept money.  It also lowers …

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Venture Investors Sponsors Capital Entrepreneurs

Madison-based VC firm Venture Investors became the 3rd sponsor for Capital Entrepreneurs.  Venture Investors is a premier provider of seed and early stage venture capital in the Midwest. We have a proven track record of working with world-class healthcare and technology companies throughout the region and has a history of helping Madison-based startups, even if …

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Entrustet Featured in The Financial Times

Capital Entrepreneurs member company Entrustet was featured in the Financial Times in a story called How To Pass On Your Passwords. From the link: “It is crazy that websites don’t have policies for this,” says Jesse Davis, founder of Entrustet, another US-based internet service for managing digital inheritance. “People are spending real money on these …

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Michael Best and Friedrich Sponsor Capital Entrepreneurs

Madison law firm Michael Best and Friedrich join Neider and Boucher as sponsors of Capital Entrepreneurs today.  They are now listed on the Resources page, which includes entrepreneur friendly service providers, blog posts all entrepreneurs should read and practice advice for how to actually get your business off the ground. Gregory Lynch of Michael Best …

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Parallel Kingdom on ZDNet

Capital Entrepreneurs member PerBlue‘s main game Parallel Kingdom was featured on ZDNet’s article “Locative Gaming: The First 10 Years.“  From the link: Kati London from Area/Code spoke at Where 2.0 today in San Jose. She had some awesome examples of how location has changed social interactions in gaming.  Parallel Kingdom in 2008 was an iPhone …

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