Month: January 2014

Madison Sewing Studio Opens

The Madison Sewing Studio held it’s grand opening, as well as an all day ‘Swatch-a-thon’ last weekend to great success. The events kicked off Friday night with an open house, featuring sewing demonstrations, music, and more. Saturday’s event, the Swatch-a-thon, was a sewing/creating marathon where participants used swatches donated by area stores to create a design over …

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Bus to Techstars in Milwaukee Event

Join Capital Entrepreneurs on a (coach) bus trip to Milwaukee on Wednesday, February 12th to spend an evening learning about Techstars’ Chicago program, presented by Startup Milwaukee and Golden Angels Investors. This free event will feature prominent entrepreneurs Sam Yagan (CEO of match.com and co-founder of OkCupid) and Troy Henikoff (co-founder of Techstars Chicago and …

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Tonight! Capital Entrepreneurs-Startup Milwaukee Joint Event

The 2nd Capital Entrepreneurs / Startup Milwaukee joint event will take place in Madison TONIGHT (January 22nd) starting at 6pm. It’s an Open Social format, so anyone with an interest in entrepreneurship is welcome to join. The event will focus on continuing the conversation about better connecting and strengthening the entrepreneurial communities in Madison, Milwaukee, …

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Health and Wellness Events Go Mobile with GoStrive

There’s a new startup in town. Meet GoStrive, a community engagement platform for health and wellness organizations (and special events). Founded in 2012 by University of Wisconsin-Whitewater professor, Choton Basu, the startup now has nine employees. GoStrive is currently lead by Accelerate Madison founder, James Jackson. GoStrive is the exclusive partner of the National Parks …

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2013 Recap: The Madison Startup Scene

2013 was a year full of activity and increasing visibility for the Madison startup scene. Capital Entrepreneurs membership grew 50% in 2013 and now encompasses nearly 300 members – all of which are founders or early stage employees of Madison area startups. Capital Entrepreneurs member companies now employ over 350 full time people and created …

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gener8tor Rated as a Top Startup Accelerator

gener8tor has been rated as one of the “Top 9 Hot Startup Accelerators” by CNN Money. gener8tor is based in Madison and Milwaukee, and hosts two 12 week accelerator programs each year. gener8tor was represented by their focus in Hardware, which pulls from the area’s local manufacturing network and offers access to electrical and mechanical …

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Capital Entrepreneurs-Startup Milwaukee Joint Event

The 2nd Capital Entrepreneurs / Startup Milwaukee joint event will take place in Madison on the evening of January 22nd. It’s an Open Social format, so anyone with an interest in entrepreneurship is welcome to join. The event will focus on continuing the conversation about better connecting and strengthening the entrepreneurial communities in Madison, Milwaukee, …

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