Month: May 2013

SOLOMO Raises $1.7 Million Series A Round

SOLOMO Technologies has just closed a $1.7 Million Series A financing round. The round was co-led by Venture Management, LLC and Don Layden, and included participation by Wisconsin Investment Partners. The financing will be used to accelerate SOLOMO’s product development and increase its sales and marketing activities. The company’s SOLOMO Exchangeâ„¢ platform enables retailers to …

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The Pop Up Agency Stops in Madison on Worldwide Tour

The Pop Up Agency – a team of young international entrepreneurs – is making stops during their 15-week worldwide tour in cities including Shanghai, Singapore, Los Angeles, London, as well as Madison. The innovative team is gaining popularity for its fast-paced methodology where six interactive art directors immerse themselves in a challenge and deliver a …

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“Start Me Up” Joins Digital Healthcare Conference June 10-12

The inaugural “Start Me Up” Emerging Healthcare IT MeetUp Day joins the 2013 Digital Healthcare Conference this year. The Digital Healthcare Conference (June 11-12) is an exclusive gathering of healthcare leaders to network, learn and innovate. Attendees share insights, compare experiences, and hear engaging presentations from their peers. The list of speakers is available here. …

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Bokos Featured in Wisconsin State Journal

Bokos, maker of a one-piece rubber sandal, was recently featured in the Wisconsin State Journal. The article highlights their journey getting their company off the ground, in particular focusing on the unique challenges they encountered sourcing manufactures for their product. “I’ve always been a bit of an entrepreneur. You get to do a lot of …

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Fetch Rewards Wins UW Innovative Minds Prize

Fetch Rewards won the $10,000 Innovative Minds Prize on May 10 at UW-Madison. Fetch Rewards is a mobile application designed to reinvent the grocery shopping experience by adding several benefits to the environment. The mobile phone application lets shoppers directly scan purchases into their phones, providing a running tab of the grocery bill and automatically …

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2013 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference June 4-5

The 2013 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference will be held June 4-5 in Middleton this year. Conference highlights include speakers Jason Lucash (Co-founder of OrigAudio; Named Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012 by Entrepreneur Magazine) and Roy Thiele-Sardiña (Managing partner of HighBAR Partners), as well as the Finalists from the Governor’s Business Plan Contest. In keeping with the year’s …

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Featured Sponsor Welcome: Fine Point Consulting

Capital Entrepreneurs would like to welcome our newest Featured Sponsor – Fine Point Consulting. Sponsors provide financial support to fund core Capital Entrepreneurs operations and meeting events. If you would like to get involved as a sponsor, contact us. Fine Point Consulting provides outsourced accounting CFO advisory services. We love to help businesses succeed. We …

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Ronin Featured in InBusiness

Educational training game maker Ronin Studios and Consulting was recently featured in InBusiness magazine. Ronin makes mobile and web based games used by businesses and organizations for corporate training and other business objectives. Ronin’s games put a new spin on traditionally dry corporate training. For more on Ronin, check out the full article here.