Month: October 2010

Capital Entrepreneurs Redux

As you can see, we’ve launched a new site design. The new design isn’t the only thing changing; Capital Entrepreneurs is looking to better serve and better represent Entrepreneurs in the midwest.

You should see more articles, more opinion, and more analysis of what’s what in Madison and the surrounding area.

Follow Up: Sector 67 Grand Opening

Last Friday was the grand opening of the Sector 67 hacker space in Madison.  There were many members of Capital Entrepreneurs in attendance.  Personally, I thought the event was fantastic. Great to see so many people out supporting this awesome new space in Madison. Check out their website for more information on upcoming events, otherwise …

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Real Time Txts Launches in Madison

Real Time Txts, a new business by Capital Entrepreneurs members Steve Faulkner and Tyler Stubbe launched last night. Real Time Txts sends you text messages for free drinks at selected bars in Madison.

It’s sort of a like Groupon, but texted to your phone and for now, it’s just for bars. You can sign up on the Real Time Txts website by giving them your phone number. On days where there is a deal, you get a text a few hours before the free drink special is going to start, with location and time.

Sector 67 Hackerspace Grand Opening This Friday

Capital Entrepreneurs member Chris Meyer emailed me today to share that Sector 67 is hosting the grand opening this Friday.  Sector 67 is Madison’s first hackerspace, which is a shared space “dedicated to providing members the opportunity to work on tomorrow’s technology; to build, collaborate, learn, and teach about next generation devices.” Hackerspaces have been …

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GoBuzz Launches New Business Intelligence Email Alert System

Capital Entrepreneurs member GoBuzz alerted me that they’ve just launched their free email alert system this past week.  “The GoBuzz system is designed to help professionals develop business relationships and strengthen industry knowledge,” says cofounder Dan Voell. Dan tells me that the software allows users to set up customized alerts which monitor industry, topic, and …

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Wisconsin Governor Certifies PerBlue as Qualified New Business Venture

Fresh off raising $800,000 in angel investment, Capital Entrepreneurs member company PerBlue is at it again.  Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle certified PerBlue, making it eligible for 25% tax credits for angels investing in the company.  From the link: Governor Jim Doyle announced today that PerBlue, Inc., Waunakee, Dane County, has received the Qualified New Business …

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